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Teaching and Supporting in Schools Apprentice Palmerston School

To work in a challenging environment alongside Teachers to offer support in Teaching and Learning to pupils with special education needs aged 5-19.

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Closing date: 15 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £150.50

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday. Shifts TBC by employer.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    18 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    06 Aug 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001641973

  • Positions

    3 available

Duties to include:

  • To provide assistance to pupils who need particular help to overcome particular barriers to learning including sensory, behaviour, communication, medical or physical difficulties
  • To support other staff under the direction and guidance of class teacher
  • To contribute to the safeguarding and promotion of the welfare and personal care of children and young people
  • To provide a real exciting, creative and personalised curriculum that is accessible to all children
  • To value individuality
  • To provide opportunities to develop the self-esteem, confidence and independence of all children
  • To create a safe, stable, welcoming and stimulating environment here individuals are happy to have a positive attitude
  • To build strong and meaningful relationships based on respect
  • To recognise and celebrate all cultural and religious backgrounds
  • To provide a friendly warm and welcoming environment

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • To have achieved a basic level of qualification, good communication skills, and some experience
  • Organisational awareness
  • Use of technology
  • Professional values and practices
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Effective communication
  • Ability to work as part of a team

Personal qualities

  • To be patient and kind
  • To be reliable
  • To be conscientious
  • To be punctual with good presentation
  • To work with children and assess their needs
  • To display a mature attitude throughout

Desired qualifications

  • To have gained GCSE grades A-C (9-4) in English and maths or equivalents

Future prospects

  • To gain valuable experience working with children who have varying needs and to progress to a level 3 training qualification for the right candidate

Things to consider

This is a very demanding role, both physically and emotionally. It is a very rewarding role that would suit those with previous experience and who would like to make a difference to children's lives.


About the employer

Palmerston is an outstanding School that provides education for pupils aged 11-19.The schools believes that all young people should experience a learining environment that nurtures, supports and challenges them to develop thier independance skills to be happy and confidant.

Employer

Palmerston School

Address

Beaconsfield Road

Liverpool

L25 6EE

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Training

Training provider

NORTH WEST COMMUNITY SERVICES TRAINING LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by North West Community Services (Merseyside) Ltd

Contact

Shirley Ashcroft 07957964802 shirley-ashcroft@nwcsltd.uk

  • Teaching Assistant Standards Qualifications
  • Functional Skills in ICT – level 2 (if GCSE A-C is not already achieved)
  • Functional Skills maths level 2 (if GCSE A-C is not already achieved)
  • Functional Skills English level 2 (if GCSE A-C is not already achieved)
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)


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