Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Stanley Green First School

This is great opportunity to begin a career working in schools as Teaching Assistant. During the apprenticeship the successful candidate will gain invaluable skills and experience.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £131.25

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday. 37.5 hours per week.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    1 years

  • Possible start date

    30 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    01 Feb 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001165274

  • Positions

    2 available

As an apprentice teaching assistant you will be supporting teachers and helping children with their educational and social development, both in and out of the classroom. Initially you would be working with reception aged children with a possibility of working with older children at a later date.

This role would include the following duties:

  • Getting the classroom ready for lessons
  • Listening to children read, reading to them or telling them stories
  • Helping children who need extra support to complete tasks
  • Helping the teacher to plan learning activities and complete records
  • Supporting the teacher in managing class behaviour
  • Supervising group activities
  • Looking after children who are upset or have had accidents
  • Clearing away materials and equipment after lessons
  • Helping with outings and sports events
  • Taking part in training
  • Carrying out administrative tasks
  • You would also support children with particular needs, working with them individually or in small groups.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Ability to relate to children at their level.

Personal qualities

Caring and patient when interacting with children of all ages.

 

Qualifications required

Minimum of English and Maths GCSEs at grade C or above (or equivalent).

Future prospects

The possibility to move on to higher level qualifications and more responsibility at the end of the apprenticeship period.

About the employer

Our school has been serving the local community since 1954. Stanley Green Infant Academy is a popular, three form entry school where children feel secure, cared for and valued. We aim to ensure every child reaches their full potential and develops an enthusiasm for learning that stays with them throughout their education and lives. We offer a rich and rewarding curriculum, where children can gain as much first hand experience of learning outside of the classroom as they can inside. We take every opportunity possible to use the school site with its extensive grounds, contributes to the children’s learning Pupils are encouraged to contribute positively to the running of the school and we are very much rooted in our community. We see the development of our children as a partnership between home and school where we work and learn together, using the outside environment as our learning classroom.

Employer

Stanley Green First School

Address

Stanley Green Road

Poole

BH15 3AA

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Training provider

The successful candidate will be working towards the Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning Level 2 alongside Functional Skills in Literacy, Numeracy and ICT as required.

Apprenticeship framework

Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

Training provider

FNTC TRAINING AND CONSULTANCY LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by FNTC


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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017