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Apprentice Teaching Assistant Samworth Church Academy

Are you looking to start a career as a teaching assistant? This role will give you the skills and knowledge that will enable you to work as part of team that supports students to achieve their full potential. If you live the phrase "Be the best, you can" we want to hear from you. You will assess the needs of students and use skills to support students’ learning.

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,254.44

    Please note this role is term time only. The pro rata salary for this role is £8,400.48 will be paid evenly over 12 months although you will only work 39 weeks each year.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 08:15 - 15:40

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000123978

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Support for students:

  • Assess the needs of students and use skills to support students’ learning
  • Establish productive working relationships with students, acting as a role model and setting high expectations
  • Support the implementation of SEND plans
  • Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all students within the classroom
  • Support students consistently whilst recognising and responding to their individual needs
  • Encourage students to interact and work co-operatively with others and engage all students in activities
  • Promote independence and employ strategies to recognise and reward achievement of self-reliance
  • Provide feedback to students in relation to progress and achievement

Support for Teachers and Curriculum:

  • Manage appropriate learning environments and resources
  • Within an agreed system of supervision, plan teaching and learning objectives
  • Monitor and evaluate student responses to learning activities
  • Provide feedback and reports as required on student achievement, progress and other matters, ensuring the availability of appropriate evidence
  • Record progress and achievement in lessons/activities
  • Work within the academy behaviour policy to anticipate and manage behaviour constructively, promoting self-control and independence
  • Supporting the role of parents in students’ learning and contribute to meetings with parents to provide feedback on student progress/achievement etc.
  • Support interventions 1:1 or small groups as per student SEND plans
  • Use ICT effectively to support learning activities and develop students’ competence and independence in its use
  • Select and prepare resources necessary to lead learning activities, taking account of students’ interests and language and cultural backgrounds
  • Establish constructive relationships and communicate with other agencies/professionals, in liaison with the teacher, to support achievement and progress of students
  • To comply with the Academy policies and procedures at all times
  • At all times the post holder must adhere to professional business standards of dress, courtesy and efficiency in line with the ethos of the Academy

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

Level 3 Teaching Assistant apprenticeship standard, including Functional Skills if required.

This programme is delivered via a 12-week evening session to cover the knowledge element of this apprenticeship. your attendance is required at our Derby Road Campus, NG18.

You will work with expert assessors to develop new knowledge, skills, and behaviours within the profession.

You will experience a blended learning model.

You will gather learning evidence, journals and off-the-job records using your e-portfolio.

At the end of the planned learning period, it will be agreed that you are ready to enter 'Gateway' and for your End Point Assessment to be arranged.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There may be progression opportunities with this employer upon successful completion of this level 3 apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Time management, Self motivated and reliable, Smart & professional

Qualifications

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

About the employer

Samworth Church Academy believe that without fantastic people working at the academy the student will not achieve. The vision is to create an environment that provides the best start to a bright future for all students by giving them the opportunity to be fully qualified for adult life. They are now in a position to support a teaching assistant who will support students in achieving their full potential.

Employer

Samworth Church Academy

Address

Sherwood Building

Sherwood Hall Road

Mansfield

NG18 2DY

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Training

Training provider

WEST NOTTINGHAMSHIRE COLLEGE

Contact

Leoni Nath

leoni.nath@wnc.ac.uk

01623 900469

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)


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