Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Whitleigh Primary & Sir John Hunt CSC Federation
As a Teaching Assistant, you will work in the classroom, providing direct support to our pupils. Collaborating with your class team and department, work with children on a 1:1 basis, small and larger groups, help pupils work towards their individual outcomes and maximise their learning opportunities both within and outside the school setting.
Closing date: 29 Sep 2023
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: 35
Possible start date
15 Oct 2023
07 Sep 2023
Level 3 (A level)
What will the apprentice be doing?
The job involves working from instructions, but making decisions involving the use of initiative. Problems are referred to a class teacher/Headteacher. Little close supervision is necessary beyond that provided by working arrangements and methods.
· Work closely with the teacher in lesson planning, evaluating and adjusting lessons/work plans as appropriate
- Promote independence and employ a range of strategies to recognise and reward achievement of self-reliance for pupils.
- Promote pupil communication through technology.
- Use specialist (curricular/learning) skills/training/experience to support pupils and assist with the development and implementation of Individual Education Plans.
- Be responsible for keeping and updating records and for the marking of pupils’ work and recording achievement/progress.
- May be required to supervise whole classes occasionally during short-term absence of teachers. The primary focus will be to maintain order and to keep pupils on task.
- Promote self-esteem and independence.
- Promote positive pupil behaviour, deal promptly with conflicts and incidents in line with established policy and encourage pupils to take responsibility for their own behaviour.
- Provide assistance with pupil first aid and welfare issues e.g. look after sick pupils and liaise with parents.
- May be required to demonstrate own tasks to new starters or less experienced members of staff.
- May be required to assist in the handling of small amounts of money related to various school events, which are then handed over to the school office staff for processing.
- Provide objective feedback and reports, as required, to the teacher on pupil achievement, progress and other matters.
- Support the child and others during lunchtimes.
- Prepare and maintain curriculum equipment/resources as directed by the teacher to meet lesson plans/relevant learning activities.
- Operate office equipment in the provision of clerical and administrative support e.g. photocopier.
- Undertake other duties appropriate to the grade of the post.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
- Teaching assistant Level 3 (A level)
- One day a month at Plymouth Argyle
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
If a position is vacant and the Apprentice is successful we would potentially be able to offer employment.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Math (Grade 4-9 (A*-C)) Essential
Things to consider
About the employer
PLYMOUTH ARGYLE FOOTBALL IN THE COMMUNITY TRUST
Level 3 (A level)
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