Learning Support Assistant Apprentice Birmingham Metropolitan College
Birmingham Metropolitan College is one of the leading providers of further and higher education in the West Midlands, delivering a wide range of education and training programmes in central and north Birmingham. They have an excellent opportunity for 4 Learning Support Assistant Apprentices, to provide in-class support on an individual or group basis to develop/increase coping strategies and independent learning skills for students with SEND.
Closing date: 31 Mar 2023
Monday - Friday 8.50am - 5.00pm with one day per week at college and 1 hour break Friday 8.50am - 4.10pm.
Total hours per week: 35.0
Possible start date
10 Apr 2023
08 Feb 2023
Level 3 (A level)
What will the apprentice be doing?
- To provide in-class support on an individual or group basis to develop/increase coping strategies and independent learning skills for students with SEND
- To be proactive in approaching Personal, English and maths tutors to identify and organise support for students
- To maintain clear communication with teaching staff, students, and other college support staff
- To update students individual learning plans including progression and destination
- To keep accurate learner records such as assessment information, inclusive support needs, etc.
- To evaluate the impact of support on helping learners progress
- To adhere to the quality requirements for inclusive support and those of the college including, observation, self-assessment, and quality improvement planning
- To support in the administration of monitoring and production of claims associated with the area of provision
- Commit to, promote and operate in accordance with BMet’s values and goals including but not limited to safeguarding; health and safety; diversity and inclusion
- Commit to and participate in college-wide activities as required including but not limited to enrolment; open events; development
- To provide and maintain a high-quality administration system for supporting and tracking supported students from pre-entry to leaving college
- To work across the college and apprenticeship delivery teams to support teaching, learning and assessments and ensure differentiation in all areas of our provision
- To ensure students’ records are regularly reviewed, updated and accurate
- To consistently use shared data and recording systems to inform generation of reports as and when required
- To monitor students’ progression, attendance and behaviour and report to relevant individuals
- To liaise with specialist mentors and curriculum staff regarding the support needs of students
- Support curriculum staff in interviews for students who attend on assessment, visits, or information evenings
- To fully participate in team meetings, professional development, and events
- To provide support to students in or out of class or on external appointments on a needs led basis - in consultation with Inclusion Director
- To maintain accurate records to meet audit and inspection requirements, using appropriate IT systems
- To raise retention and achievement for students on a continual basis
- To carry out any other reasonable duties within the overall function, commensurate with the grading and level of responsibility of the job
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Teaching Assistant Level 3 qualification will be gained after the completion of this apprenticeship.
You will attend college once per week at our James Watt Campus to complete your coursework.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Opportunity of a permanent role for the right candidate.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
About the employer
Birmingham Metropolitan College
BIRMINGHAM METROPOLITAN COLLEGE
Level 3 (A level)
Before you apply
Before you apply for an apprenticeship you must first create an account. If you already have an account you'll need to sign in.