The primary role of the Teaching Assistant is to support the class teacher to enhance pupils’ learning either in groups or individually, ensuring pupils understand the work set, know their learning objectives and stay on task in order to make progress.
Closing date: 08 Jan 2024
£5.28 per hour in the first year of apprenticeship
Total hours per week: 32.5
Possible start date
15 Jan 2024
14 Nov 2023
Level 3 (A level)
What you will do in your working day
- Support and encourage pupils to move towards independence learning
- Comprehend appropriate levels of learning resources to identify and help address weakness, consolidate strengths, and develop individualised expectations
- Recognise different stages of child development, e.g.: transition between key stages
- Understand the importance of sharing relevant information, in a timely manner with the designated Safeguarding lead
- Understand the importance of first aid procedures, recording/reporting incidents and a broad knowledge of Health & Safety Policy
- Develop strategies to support and encourage pupils to move towards independent learning
- Embed effective behaviour management strategies using discipline appropriately and fairly
- Deliver interventions in accordance with training given (RAG rating)
- Ensure regular communication with teachers to provide clarity and consistency of role within lessons
- Deliver/lead small group teaching within clearly defined/planned parameters using initiative, sensitivity and understanding
- Build appropriate relationships with colleagues, pupils, parents, adults, and stakeholders
- Implement current statutory guidance including ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ Part 1, safeguarding policies, Prevent Strategy
Support pupils’ well-being whilst embedding the importance of online safety
- Apply good subject knowledge to support accurate assessment.
- Work closely with teachers to ensure own contribution aligns with the teaching
- Use computer systems, including specialist software e.g.: online registration, intervention programmes and management information systems
- Use a range of strategies including scaffolding and open questioning skills to enable pupils to access and engage in learning
The training you will be getting
You will study towards the Teaching Assistant Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard qualification via Woodspeen Training.
- Specialist Teaching Assistant Tutors deliver training each week [via Teams]. Tasks and assessments are ongoing to check your understanding and progress throughout the apprenticeship.
- Regular reviews are also conducted quarterly
- End Point Assessment [EPA] is delivered by an independent end point assessment organisation
What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
- A position within Tudhoe Learning Trust
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
About the employer
TUDHOE LEARNING TRUST
WOODSPEEN TRAINING LIMITED
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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