Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship at Bathampton Primary School, Bath THE BATH AND WELLS DIOCESAN ACADEMIES TRUST
Our apprentice will work with class teachers supporting children’s learning. This involves supporting groups and individuals in class, 1:1 reading and recording with children, delivering interventions to individuals and small groups out of class, supporting teachers with any lesson preparation and helping with classroom organisation and management.
Closing date: 08 Jun 2023
Based on 32.5 hours per week. This role is term time only and therefore the advertised salary is pro-rata based on the term-time only nature of this role.
Without Breakfast Club supervision (32.5 hours per week): 8.30am-3.30pm Monday – Friday With Breakfast Club supervision (35 hours per week): 8.30am-3.30pm Monday 7.30am-3.30pm Tuesday -Thursday 8.30am-3.30pm Friday
Total hours per week: 32.5
Possible start date
19 Jun 2023
04 May 2023
Level 3 (A level)
What will the apprentice be doing?
We have a well-deserved reputation for high quality teaching and learning, which ensures that our children are happy and inquisitive. Our rich curriculum provides opportunities for all our pupils to succeed and we are committed to both the academic rigour and the adventurous learning experiences that mean our pupils grow into independent, confident learners.
Our children love that we make creative use of our extensive outdoor space, including woods used for forest school and at playtime. As part of the Bath Conservation Area we have the Kennet and Avon canal on our doorstep, are a flat 10-minute cycle from Bath city centre and are on the edge of meadows recently adopted by the National Trust.
As a Teaching Assistant apprentice you will
carry out the following activities under the direction of the teacher:
Support to the pupil(s):
- Develop and apply knowledge and understanding of pupils’ general learning needs to ensure that support is given to them at an appropriate level
- Supporting pupils with literacy and numeracy tasks, clarifying and explaining instructions
- Support pupils to use ICT and other equipment to enhance learning
- Motivate and encourage pupils to concentrate on and fulfil the tasks set, to help them become independent learners
- To provide support, care and supervision of pupils within the classroom, within the school and outside of the school
- To provide support for pupils’ personal needs to ensure a safe learning environment. This may include providing some direct personal care, support and assistance to the pupil in respect of toileting, eating and mobility
- To work with pupil groups, using a range of strategies to gain acceptance and inclusion of pupils with special educational needs
Support to the school:
- To assist in the preparation for educational visits, and where appropriate accompany/supervise students undertaking off-site activities
- To attend and contribute to school staff meetings and in-service training within contracted hours or outside normal hours by agreement
- To assist in the supervision of Standard Assessment Tasks and tests / assessments as directed
- To supervise pupils using cloakrooms, showers and toilet facilities. Supervise pupils in playgrounds and when entering and leaving using school transport
- To follow school procedures and report any concerns to the Headteacher, for example health and safety risks
- To adhere to and execute school policy and procedure where appropriate
Support to the teacher:
- To assist in preparing and maintaining the learning environment to support teaching staff in the development of learning strategies
- To upkeep data files, catalogue resources, maintain inventories, photocopy, record TV programmes and use I.T. systems for administration and educational purposes
- To assist in the preparation, organisation and maintenance of classrooms and their equipment, including assistance with and creation of displays, make basic visual aids, art and craft materials, mount and display pupils’ work
Support to the curriculum:
- To support the use of ICT in the classroom - Work with and support pupils to ensure they are able to use ICT and other specialist equipment to enhance their learning
- Undertake learning activities with pupils of varying abilities to ensure differentiation and access to the curriculum
- Contribute to the implementation of the National and/or Foundation Curriculum and specific individual pupil targets and/or group targets
There is an opportunity for part of this role to incorporate Breakfast Club supervision 3 mornings a week.
This role may be closed early if a sufficient number of applications are received.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
- Level 3 Teaching Assistant.
- Functional Skills in English and maths Level 2 if required.
- End Point Assessment: Practical workplace observation; Q&A session; Professional Discussion.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
- Progression opportunities within the Trust or permanent employment in teaching assistant role.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Things to consider
About the employer
THE BATH AND WELLS DIOCESAN ACADEMIES TRUST
Bathampton Primary School
SOMERSET SKILLS & LEARNING CIC
Level 3 (A level)
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