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Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship with PE Focus - Willow Tree Primary School Willow Tree Primary School

As a Teaching Assistant with PE, the role will focus on promoting health & wellbeing across the school & supporting the teacher to deliver physical education. If you would like to inspire others to be physically active this is the role for you. For the right person, there is a potential pathway within school sport.

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Closing date: 30 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £7,503.60

    To be discussed at interview

    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

    Working week Mon - Fri. Hours to be confirmed. Total hours per week: minimum 30 hrs Weekly minimum wage £144.30 Wages discussed at interview • Expected duration 14 months • Possible start date March 2023 • Advanced Level Apprenticeship

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    31 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    21 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000117474

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Gain invaluable insight and experience of working within a school setting. Developing the Knowledge, Skills, and Behaviours to support the teacher and inspire young people to learn
  • Be a role model for Healthy Active Lifestyles and support the delivery of Physical Education, Physical Activity, Health and Well-being and School Sport
  • Extend opportunities for all pupils to participate in extra – curricular activities. Deliver active lunchtimes and support after school and community sport
  • Support with administrative tasks associated with sports teams, events and competitions
  • Assist the teacher in the classroom to support pupil progress and enhance the learning experience of children
  • Support the efficient organisation of storage areas, teaching aids and equipment
  • Working as part of the school team be a role model for learning, PE and school sport

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

Training is provided through a blended programme of practical activity, group training and virtual learning. The programme provides opportunities to share experiences with other apprentices and learn from experienced professionals. 

Training Topics include:

  • Understanding how children learn and develop
  • Using technology to support learning
  • Working with teachers to understand and support assessment
  • Keeping children safe in education
  • Planning and leading high quality physical activity

Upon successful completion of the Apprenticeship and End Point Assessment a Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Qualification will be achieved

Additional qualifications include:

  • Safeguarding Level 1
  • Prevent duty
  • Working towards Level 2 Functional Skills (where appropriate)
  • Opportunities to gain additional coaching qualifications

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Level 4 Sports Coach in a school setting
  • Higher education pathway
  • Teaching assistant within a school setting
  • Pathway into teaching
  • Working in a sector that involves, initiative, leadership, communication, developing positive relationships
  • Transferable skills that are invaluable in the wider world of work

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English, Maths (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

You would be working with an Ofsted - OUTSTANDING (Sept 2021) and National Award -Winning Training Provider.

About the employer

Welcome to Willow Tree Primary School. We are very pleased to welcome you to Willow Tree Primary School. We hope that this will be the first step on the road to a long and happy partnership with the school. Willow Tree is a place of learning for all. We put success within the reach of all children and help them to achieve their full potential. Our school works to develop confident, reflective, creative learners who will grow into valued members of the community and make a positive contribution to twenty first century society. Within this community we provide a broad, balanced and stimulating curriculum encouraging each child to become an expert learner. We endeavour to give each child not only the opportunity to develop their intellectual and physical skills, but also their personal and spiritual qualities enabling them to become caring, capable members of society. We believe that a close home/school partnership is an essential factor in the education of children and consequently we place great importance on the dialogue between families and school. We look forward to welcoming you and your family into our school community. Our children are the best advertisement for our school. Please come and see us as we learn and play. Ms Cheema and Ms Conway, Co-Head Teachers

Employer

Willow Tree Primary School

Address

Willow Tree Primary School

Priors Farm Lane Off

Abbott Close

UB5 5FE

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Training

Training provider

SPORTING FUTURES TRAINING (UK) LTD

Contact

Adam Baker

vacancies@sportingfutures.co.uk

01438 791068

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

Please visit: www.sportingfuturestraining.co.uk Download application form and send it through to vacancies@sportingfutures.co.uk Any queries contact: Sporting Futures Training - 01438 791068/ 07901 603292

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Mar 2023