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Teaching Assistant Apprentice (Special Needs) Millstead School

To work with teachers as part of a professional team to support the teaching and learning for pupils across the school who have severe learning difficulties, profound and multiple learning difficulties or autism. You will work towards a Level 3 Teaching Assistant apprenticeship standard.

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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 - Friday, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    18 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    25 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001716267

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • To provide specialist assistance to pupils who need particular help to overcome barriers to learning including sensory, behaviour, communication, medical or physical difficulties
  • To support other staff under the direction, supervision, and guidance of the class teacher
  • 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 where individuals are happy and have a positive attitude
  • To build strong and meaningful relationships based on mutual respect and value
  • To recognise and celebrate all cultural and religious backgrounds
  • To provide a friendly, warm, welcoming school where families, school staff and other professionals work together for the benefit of the children

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • To have achieved a basic level of qualifications, good communication skills and preferably some experience

Personal qualities

  • To be patient, kind, considerate and with a determination to meet the needs of the pupils
  • To be reliable

Desired qualifications

  • GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English

Future prospects

  • To gain valuable experience working with children who have varying special needs, to progress to a Level 3 training qualification

Things to consider

  • This is very demanding both physically and emotionally, yet very rewarding at the same time. This role will suit someone with either previous experience and or a desire to make a difference to children's lives

About the employer

Millstead is recognised as an Outstanding school and we are extremely proud of the achievements of all members of the school community. We strive to provide the very best learning and development opportunities for all and ensure a personalised learning journey for each individual.

Employer

Millstead School

Address

Iliad Street

Liverpool

L5 3LU

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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

Successful applicants will be supported and guided through the Level 3 Teaching Assistant apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Training will be provided by North West Community Services.

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)


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