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Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship - Level 3 Norman Street School

The Teaching Assistant Apprentice will implement planned learning activities/teaching programmes as agreed with the teacher, adjusting activities according to pupil’s responses. They will also support the teacher in monitoring, assessing and recording pupil progress and behaviour

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Closing date: 26 Sep 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, 08:30 - 16:45

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Sep 2021

  • Date posted

    08 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001721417

  • Positions

    1 available

Key responsibilities

  • Implement planned learning activities/teaching programmes as agreed with the teacher, adjusting activities according to pupil’s responses.
  • Support the teacher in monitoring, assessing and recording pupil progress and behaviour, in order to contribute to the planning and evaluation of learning activities.
  • Provide feedback to pupils in relation to attainment and progress under the guidance of the teacher.
  • Support learning by arranging / providing resources for activities under the direction of the class teacher.
  • Support pupils’ social, emotional and physical wellbeing, reporting concerns to the appropriate person.
  • Be aware of and comply with all school policies and procedures including code of conduct, child protection and safeguarding, health and safety, security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to a nominated person.
  • Encourage independent learning and promote inclusion of all pupils in and outside of the classroom and escorting, supporting and supervising pupils on educational visits and out of school activities.
  • Select, prepare and clear away classroom materials and learning areas ensuring they are available for use, including developing and presenting displays.
  • Share information about pupils with other staff, parents/carers, internal and external agencies, as appropriate.
  • Within the context of school behaviour plans and policies, use initiative to deal with issues that arise and encourage pupils to take responsibility for their own behaviour.
  • Be aware of and support diversity and ensure all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop.
  • Establish constructive relationships and communicate with other agencies/ professionals, liaising with the teacher, to support achievement and progress of pupils.
  • Attend and participate in regular staff meetings.
  • Participate in staff training and other learning activities, as required.
  • Assist with supervision of pupils’ out of school hours learning activities
  • Assist with supervision of pupils on visits, trips and out of school activities, as required

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good standard of English and Maths
  • Good oracy skills

Personal qualities

  • Organised
  • Able to work as part of a team and individually
  • Able to follow instructions and use
  • Initiative
  • Works well with adults and children.

Desired qualifications

A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) including maths and English.

Future prospects

Possible job vacancies or opportunities within school. We have previously taken on apprentices as
Teaching Assistants at the end of their accreditation.


About the employer

Norman Street Primary:

  • Is at the heart of the community, encouraging high aspirations for all
  • Provides high quality education to facilitate independent and collaborative learning in a safe environment
  • Creates wider opportunities and broader experiences to enable the development of self-awareness and understanding of our impact on the wider world

Employer

Norman Street School

Address

Norman Street

Carlisle

CA1 2BQ

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Training

Training provider

Gen II Engineering & Technology Training

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Gen II Engineering & Technology Training

Contact

Jordan Walker 01900 701300 info@gen2.ac.uk

Upon completion of the Level 3 Teaching Assistant apprenticeship standard, you will gain the following qualifications:

  • City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • IOSH Working Safely
  • Level 1 in Mental Health First Aid
  • Level 3 Diploma in Paediatric Emergency First Aid

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

You must write a 300 - 600-word personal statement explaining why you wish to apply for this role. Things to include are: Why you want to do this apprenticeship and why you want to apply for this role? What experience do you have that is relevant? Any activities that you have done that you feel are relevant to the role. This is the most important part of the application and once you submit, you will receive feedback on your application and then be invited to a one to one discussion with a member of the Gen2 Operational Recruitment team.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 26 Sep 2021