An excellent opportunity to learn all aspects of the Teaching Assistant role, whilst working towards the Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Standard at the well-established and highly regarded Lent Rise. You will provide support for the class teacher, as they support you in attaining a nationally recognised qualification.
Closing date: 16 Jan 2024
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: 33.0
Possible start date
18 Jan 2024
11 Oct 2023
Level 3 (A level)
What you will do in your working day
Duties and responsibilities:
- To ensure the safety, well-being and good conduct of pupils at all times
- To provide learning and pastoral support for pupils under the direction of the class teacher within the class, one-to-one or in a small group
- To be pro-active in seeking the teacher’s guidance in relation to the TA’s role, and the teacher’s expectations, at the start of each lesson
- Plan and deliver high quality Read, Write Inc. lessons for groups of pupils
- Deliver, on occasions, structured intervention programmes under the direction of the class teacher
- To support assessment for learning by providing written and/or verbal feedback to the class teacher
- To give positive verbal feedback to pupils
- On occasions, to mark pupils’ work in line with the school’s marking policy and under the direction of the class teacher;
- To supervise pupils at lunch time in the dining area, on the playground or other parts of the school premises as requested by the Head Teacher
- Assist with ancillary duties in the dining room (e.g. cleaning up spillages, ensuring tables are kept clean, tidying away tables etc.)
- Assist with supporting extra curricula club provision if required
- Ensuring that the school’s policies including behaviour policy are consistently applied to maintain excellent standards
- Assist in dealing with any problems that arise with children and reporting such matters to the relevant members of staff
- Encouraging children to develop social skills through appropriate interactions with adults and other children (including an expectation of politeness and good manners)
- To carry out playground duty as required
- To attend Teaching Assistants’ meetings with the Assistant Head Teacher as required
- To attend all INSET day training sessions
- To understand and adhere to, the school’s established policies and code of conduct
- Keep up to date with safeguarding policies and training and to following safeguarding procedures
- Be pro-active in their own professional development
- To assist in planning and preparation as well display tasks
- To carry out any other duties as requested by the Head Teacher.
You will receive full training during your Apprenticeship.
The training you will be getting
Working towards the Level 3 Teaching Assistant Standard including the full Diploma - Supporting Teaching and Learning. Training will be remote, live, interactive tutor-led sessions one day a month with 1-1 monthly training and reviews.
What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
On-going training and personal development is encouraged.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade 4 or C) Essential
Things to consider
About the employer
WEST BERKSHIRE TRAINING CONSORTIUM
Adjustments for experience
You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:
- qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
- industry or sector experience
Level 3 (A level)
If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.
You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications
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