Apprentice - Learning Support Assistant / Teaching Assistant CARLTON ACADEMY TRUST
Carlton Bolling is an Outstanding school which has been on a rapid improvement journey over recent years, gaining an Ofsted “outstanding “rating (2017) less than two years after coming out of “special measures”. so, this is a good time to join us as an Apprentice Teaching Assistant you'll provide support for teachers working with SEN children, helping with day to day activities gaining your level 3 apprenticeship.
Closing date: 11 Dec 2022
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 30
Possible start date
12 Dec 2022
11 Nov 2022
Level 3 (A level)
What will the apprentice be doing?
Support For Students:
- Establish productive working relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and setting high expectations
- Support pupils consistently whilst recognising and responding to their individual needs
- Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils within the classroom
- Encourage pupils to interact and work co-operatively with others and engage all pupils in activities
- Promote independence and employ strategies to recognise and reward achievement of self-reliance
- Provide feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement
- Assist with IEPs
- Keep up to date personal observation logs to record student behaviour and track changes
Support For Teachers:
- Work with the teacher to establish an appropriate learning environment
- Provide objective and accurate feedback and reports as required, to the teacher on pupil achievement, progress and other matters, ensuring the availability of appropriate evidence
- Be responsible for keeping and updating records as agreed with the teacher, contributing to reviews of systems/records as requested
- Promote positive values, attitudes and good pupil behaviour, dealing promptly with conflict and incidents in line with established policy and encourage pupils to take responsibility for their own behaviour
- Provide general clerical/admin. support e.g. administer coursework, produce worksheets for agreed activities etc.
- Monitor and evaluate pupils’ responses to learning activities through observation and planned recording of achievement against pre-determined learning objectives
- Work with the teacher in lesson planning, evaluating and adjusting lessons/work plans as appropriate
- Undertake marking of pupils’ work and accurately record achievement/progress, administer and assess routine tests and invigilate exams/tests
Support For Curriculum:
- Implement agreed learning activities/teaching programmes, adjusting activities according to pupil responses/needs
- Help pupils to access learning activities through specialist support
- Support the use of ICT in learning activities and develop pupils’ competence and independence in its use
Support For The School:
- Maintain positive relationships and effective communication with parents and carers
- Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person
- Be aware of and support difference and ensure all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop
- Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school
- Establish constructive relationships and communicate with other agencies/professionals, in liaison with the teacher, to support achievement and progress of pupils
- Attend and participate in regular meetings
- Participate in training and other learning activities as required
- Undertake planned supervision of pupils’ out of school hours learning activities
- Supervise pupils on visits, trips and out of school activities as required
- To support, uphold and contribute to the development of the Council’s Equal Rights policies and practices in respect of both employment issues and the delivery of services to the community.
- Recognise own strengths and areas of expertise and use these to advise and support others
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Teaching Assistant Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:
A Level 3 Apprenticeship is delivered in partnership with the workplace. In this qualification you will gain knowledge and understanding of the Supporting Teaching and Learning standards
You will develop skills on the job where you will be supported by a workplace mentor. An Assessor from Bradford College Apprenticeships will visit you on a regular basis to support your learning
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
This qualification will help learners become fully fledged Teaching Assistants .
With further qualifications and experience, some Teaching Assistants choose to qualify as Higher Level Teaching Assistants. This is also an excellent grounding for degree-qualified candidates, who would like to build up their knowledge and practical experience of working in a school in preparation for embarking on a PGCE.
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Desired skills and personal qualities
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Level 3 (A level)
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