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Teaching Assistant Apprentice SIR GRAHAM BALFOUR MULTI ACADAMY TRUST

An amazing opportunity to work under the direct instruction of teaching staff, usually in the classroom with the teacher. Provide specific support to the teacher in the care of pupils and management of the classroom. Work may be carried out in the classroom or outside the main teaching area.

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Closing date: 29 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,254.44 to £18,278.00

    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

    Your working week will consist of 37 hours Monday to Friday term time only. Your working week will also include paid day release at Stafford College during the academic year. Days and times to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000109683

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Provide pastoral support to pupils within the school environment
  • Provide structured support in accordance with specific work programmes designed and supervised by individual teachers
  • Provide structured support in accordance with specific work programmes designed and supervised by individual teachers
  • Supervise pupils for a particular curriculum activity under the supervision and guidance of a qualified teacher
  • Assist the teacher in monitoring pupils’ responses to learning activities and accurately record achievement/progress as directed
  • To provide support in literacy/numeracy/SEN strategies
  • Support the use of ICT in learning activities and develop pupils’ competence and independence in its use
  • Contribute to curriculum planning, evaluation and implementation

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

  • Level 3 Teaching Assistant Standard https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/teaching-assistant-v1-0
  • You will spend fours days a week in te workplace and one day a week at Stafford College as your 'sudy day'.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon successful completion of your apprenticeship, you will have the opportunity to apply for any appropriate vacancy available at that time. It is our firm commitment to offer a permanent position wherever possible upon completion.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade 4/C) Essential

Things to consider

Throughout the apprenticeship process i.e. teaching, learning and assessment, you will be fully prepared to complete an End Point Assessment where you will be assessed through a combination of testing in controlled conditions, evidence produced in the workplace and recorded interview, therefore comprehensively examining the work you have completed. The Apprenticeship start date is flexible therefore applications are welcomed from those aiming to complete Full Time education this summer. Interviews will be on-going, and the vacancy will be withdrawn early if a suitable candidate is appointed. Please therefore complete your application as soon as possible.

About the employer

At Sir Graham Balfour School, our mission statement “Learning, working, succeeding together” very much sums up our approach. Staff and students here work hard to create a vibrant, caring, mutually supportive climate for learning in which everyone can achieve and thrive.

Employer

SIR GRAHAM BALFOUR MULTI ACADAMY TRUST

Address

NORTH AVENUE

STAFFORD

ST16 1NR

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Training

Training provider

NEWCASTLE AND STAFFORD COLLEGES GROUP

Contact

The Apprenticeship Hub

apprenticeships@nscg.ac.uk

01785 275660

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)


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