Coronavirus (COVID-19): to find out how we can support you with your apprenticeship including if you have been affected by redundancy, read our updated information.

Learning Support Assistant Apprentice - Brockhill Park Performing Arts College Brockhill Park Performing Arts College

An excellent opportunity to learn all aspects of a Learning Support Assistant within a well-established and highly regarded Performing Arts College, providing support for the class teacher, whilst attaining a nationally recognised qualification.

Sign in to apply

Closing date: 14 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,100.00

    The salary quoted is based on full time working hours, 52 weeks per year. You will be paid for 39 working weeks plus 5.6 weeks as your leave entitlement. The remaining 7.4 weeks will be unpaid. That equates to a pro-rata salary of £7805

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 8am to 3pm, term time only. You will be paid for 39 working weeks plus 5.6 weeks as your leave entitlement. The remaining 7.4 weeks will be unpaid.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    17 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000078351

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

In your application please ensure that you answer the 2 questions below:

Question one: What interests you about this role?

Question two: What personal qualities do you have that you think would suit a secondary school setting?

An excellent opportunity to learn all aspects of a Learning Support Assistant within a well-established and highly regarded Performing Arts College, providing support for the class teacher.

You will work under the direction of the class teacher and other support staff to undertake education support duties and assist the class teacher in the day to day needs of the pupils in their care, to enable the teacher to implement the curriculum and respond to the pupil’s needs.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • To maintain complete confidentiality on all school matters.
  • Support for pupils, teachers, curriculum and the school
  • To carry out school policy as documented and/or as directed by the Principal
  • To present the school in a positive way in the community
  • To be aware of the sensitive nature of information learning during the course of duties and to maintain confidentiality at all times
  • To follow the school policy on Equal Opportunities
  • To be aware of, and have regard to, the Health and Safety policy of the school.  To ensure that agreed procedures are followed in the event of an accident or incident
  • To undertake additional duties as required commensurate with the level of the job
  • You will receive full training during your Apprenticeship.

 

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

  • Level 3 Teaching Assistant apprenticeship standard.
  • https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/teaching-assistant-v1-0
  • Functional skills in English and Maths at level 2 if required.
  • Workbased and online training delivery

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This role may secure a full-time position within the college for the right person on completion of their apprenticeship, although this cannot be guaranteed.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Organisation skills, Good standard of education, Good communicator, Interest in education, Cheerful and well-spoken, Set a good example, You are methodical, Willing to undergo training, Efficient and effective, Committed to safeguarding, Discretion and confidentiality

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSE's at 9-4 or A-C required (Grade A to C or 9 to 4, or predicted) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A to C or 9 to 4, or predicted) Essential
GCSE or equivalent ICT (Grade A to C or 9 to 4, or predicted) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A to C or 9 to 4, or predicted) Essential

Things to consider

Important other Information: We are committed to safeguarding and all posts are subject to DBS clearance. The school has policies on staff codes of practice and these must be adhered to at all times. The applicant will need to be comfortable and flexible when working in a number of teams and they will also need to be personable and confident as they will be required to meet and greet visitors, parents and stakeholders on a day to day basis. Own transport is an advantage. Any position within the school will be pending a CRB check. A suitable candidate will also be trained in safeguarding and confidentiality.

About the employer

Brockhill Park is an 11-19 academy with Performing Arts and Rural Dimension status and supports its own working farm. It is a popular school of 1300 students situated in rural surroundings on the edge of the Cinque Port of Hythe. It is our purpose to develop a creative thinking culture, which is inclusive, innovative and vocational supported by the arts and rural dimension.

Employer

Brockhill Park Performing Arts College

Address

Sandling Road

Saltwood

Hythe

CT21 4HL

You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location


Training

Training provider

PROFILE DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING LIMITED

Contact

Ian Pearce, Business Development Manager

ian.pearce@profiledt.co.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)


Before you apply

Before you apply for an apprenticeship you must first create an account. If you already have an account you'll need to sign in.