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Teaching and Supporting in Schools Level 3 Apprentice Our Lady's & St Swithin R C Primary School

To work with and supervise individuals and groups of children under the direction of qualified staff in the Early Years setting of the school, inclusive of physical/social needs general care and basic classroom management techniques to support their learning.

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Closing date: 22 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £129.00

    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 hours to be arranged

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    20 Nov 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001666981

  • Positions

    1 available

Support for the school:

  • Be aware of and comply with school policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person
  • Contribute to the school ethos, aims and development/improvement plan
  • Be aware of and support difference and ensure all children have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop, respecting their social, cultural, linguistic, religious, and ethnic backgrounds
  • Work as part of a team, appreciating and supporting the role of other people in the team
  • Attend and participate in meetings as required
  • Assist with the supervision of pupils out of directed lesson time, including before and after school, if appropriate and within working hours
  • Undertake personal development through training and other learning activities including performance management as required
  • Assist with the organisation, routines and upkeep of the wider learning environment
  • Accompany teaching staff and children on visits, trips and out of school activities as required

Note:

This is not a comprehensive list of all tasks which may be required of the postholder. It is illustrative of the general nature and level of responsibility of the work to be undertaken, commensurate with the grade.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Organisational awareness
  • Adaptability
  • Use of technology
  • Professional values and practice
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Effective communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to work as part of a team

Personal qualities

  • Patient, kind, considerate and with a determination to meet the needs of the pupils
  • Reliable
  • Conscientious
  • Punctual, with good self presentation
  • Able to work with school aged primary children and address their needs
  • Display a responsible attitude towards, staff members, children, and parents

Desired qualifications

To have obtained GCSE (or equivalent) grade A*-C/9-4 in English and maths, or Functional Skills English and maths at minimum Level 1.

Future prospects

To gain valuable experience working with children in a busy primary school environment.

Things to consider

This is an extremely rewarding yet demanding role for the right candidate.

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

Our Lady and St Swithins Primary School is based in the Croxteth area of Liverpool.The School has over 250 children ranging in age from 3-11.  The School offers each child regardless of thier starting point the opportunities that they are entitled to.

Employer

Our Lady's & St Swithin R C Primary School

Address

Parkstile Lane

Liverpool

L11 0BQ

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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 0151 528 5888 shirley-ashcroft@nwcsltd.uk

To work with and supervise individuals and groups of children under the direction of qualified staff in Key Stage 2 setting of the school, inclusive of physical/social needs general care and basic classroom management techniques to support their learning.

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)


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