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Apprentice Teaching Assistant Underwood West Academy

To support the teaching staff and learning support team in the development and education of pupils in accordance with the aims and policies of the school.

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Closing date: 05 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,128.90

    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

    Mon - Fri - 8.45 am to 3.15 pm

    Total hours per week: 32.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    21 Apr 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000038877

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Assist teaching staff in the delivery of learning activities and work programmes and undertake predetermined activities with pupils so that their intellectual and social development (including self-reliance and self-esteem) is fostered. 

Supervise behaviour and monitor pupil progress, achievements and development and record pupil information.

Liaise with parents and carers to ensure effective communication concerning the children's wellbeing.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

The candidate will follow a Level 3 Teaching Assistant apprenticeship standard.

This training will be structured and delivered by Cheshire College – South & West. If the candidate does not hold GCSE grades A-C (9-4) or equivalent, they will be required to complete a Level 2 Functional Skills in the relevant subjects.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Working as part of a learning support team in a school.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Team working, Self management, Good with children, Enthusiastic, Positive attitude, Adaptable

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Level 4/Grade C or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Level 4/Grade C or above) Desired

About the employer

Academy school, part of a primary education trust.

Employer

Underwood West Academy

Address

Newcastle Street

Crewe

CW1 3LF

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Training

Training provider

CHESHIRE COLLEGE SOUTH AND WEST

Contact

Claire Garner

claire.garner@ccsw.ac.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)


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