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Learning Support Assistant Apprentice Chesterton Community Sports College

Supporting pupils in class with EHCP (Education, Health and Care Plan) needs. Supporting teaching and learning in the classroom. This is an excellent opportunity for a smart, ambitious and self-motivated individual to join a friendly environment.

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

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Closing date: 31 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


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    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, Tuesday, Thursday 8.20am – 3.10pm. Wednesday 8.20am – 4pm. Friday 8.20am – 3.05pm.

    Total hours per week: 32.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    27 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    07 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Supporting pupils in class with EHCP (Education, Health and Care Plan) needs
  • To work under the guidance of the class teacher and SENCo to support teaching and learning in the classroom
  • To provide general support to the class teacher in the management and organisation of the pupils and the classroom
  • To support pupils with Educational Health Care Plans, specifically for Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs
  • To deliver one-to-one and small group interventions with pupils outside of the classroom.
  • To use behaviour management strategies effectively and in line with the school’s policy and procedures, which contribute to a purposeful learning environment
  • To promote the inclusion of all pupils, ensuring they have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop
  • To be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health and safety, security and confidentiality, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • You must have good ICT, English and maths skills
  • Communication skills
  • Organisational Skills

Personal qualities

  • Hardworking, good ability to communicate, willing to learn, punctual, conscientious, desire to succeed, ability to overcome challenges
  • Evidence of successfully working with young people, preferably with ADHD and/or SEMH needs
  • Awareness of safeguarding young people
  • Ability to deal with challenging behaviour and excellent behaviour management systems
  • Team player

Desired qualifications

  • Maths and English GCSE 4/C or equivalent
  • GCSE in Science

Future prospects

  • There is a possibility of future employment

Things to consider

  • There is a possibility of future employment depending on the application response
  • Please consider how you will get to work each day

About the employer

Chesterton Community Sports College is a successful, caring, innovative 11-16 school. GCSE results show that pupils make positive progress across a range of subjects. Our school is over-subscribed due to the outstanding personalised education that we offer. The school is proud of its motto, ‘To Be The Best You Can Be’ which underpins the ethos of our school.


Chesterton Community Sports College


Castle Street



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by University Of Derby


Apprenticeships Team 0800 0740099

  • Teaching Assistant Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply through Buxton & Leek College.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 May 2022