Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprentice The Chiltern School
An exciting and rewarding opportunity to become a Learning Support Assistant in a special school setting. This position would allow you to gain the skills and knowledge to work with and support children and young people with a variety of learning needs and disabilities.
Closing date: today
Total hours per week: 32.5
Possible start date
01 Jan 2023
04 Nov 2022
Level 3 (A level)
What will the apprentice be doing?
- Under the guidance of the class teacher, to support pupils in all aspects of their learning and accessing the curriculum
- To deliver learning programmes and learning activities to small groups and individuals as directed
- To promote and support the inclusion of all pupils in the learning activities in which they are involved
- To promote positive behaviour and attitudes through high expectations
- To attend to the personal care needs of pupils. This may include toileting, other hygiene needs, help with dressing and/or assisting with feeding as required
- All care needs are part of an individual learning programme and should be taught to promote independence
- To assist with physiotherapy, or speech therapy under the direction of the appropriate specialist
- To develop leisure opportunities and supervise pupils at unstructured time to support the development of communication, physical development, social relationships and interaction skills
- Contribute to the development and implementation of Personal Learning Plans (PLP)
- To assess and systematically record pupil’s progress and achievements
- To develop and extend learning opportunities based on pupils prior learning
- To efficiently prepare, maintain and use classroom teaching materials and equipment
- To set up learning environments, which would include laptops, tablets, switch operated equipment, displays and other learning spaces
- To have high expectations of pupils behaviour and maintain appositive classroom ethos
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
- Support to achieve knowledge, skills and behaviours as laid out in the apprenticeship standard
- Experienced assessor to assess work and practice
- Individual learning programme tailored to own needs
- E-learning, training and monthly tutorials specific to your apprenticeship
- Mentor and support in the workplace
- A minimum of 20% paid time to be used for learning and development opportunities
- English and maths Functional Skills at Level 2 (if required)
- Support to achieve End Point Assessment
- At the end of the apprenticeship, you will obtain the Level 3 Teaching Assistant apprenticeship
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Completion of the apprenticeship will enable apprentices to gain employment as a level 3 LSA within primary, special and secondary schools in both the state and independent sectors. There will be increasing opportunities for apprentices to take on a wider range of responsibilities. Opportunities also exist to move into other roles across the wider children’s workforce e.g. childcare, play work or youth work.
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About the employer
CENTRAL BEDFORDSHIRE COUNCIL
Level 3 (A level)
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