Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship at Peasedown St John Primary School, near Bath Peasedown St John Primary School
As an apprentice TA you will be based in a Year 3 class supporting children to access their learning, sometimes adapting it or reframing it to help them. You will be trained to take small groups for additional learning - this might be phonics, reading, improving a piece of writing, number work or pre-teaching vocabulary.
Closing date: 20 Dec 2023
This role is term time only and therefore the advertised salary is pro-rata based on the term-time only nature of this role.
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: 30
Possible start date
04 Jan 2024
13 Nov 2023
Level 3 (A level)
What you will do in your working day
A classroom teaching assistant supports the teacher to help children to achieve their potential.
The role will include:
- Support children with daily school routines
- Support children to access learning within the classroom
- Listen to children reading
- Plan and lead some intervention groups (once ready to do so)
- Support children's emotional wellbeing
- Uphold the school's vision and values
- Work within the classroom/ year group team
You will be able to communicate clearly in spoken and written English and will be able to support and reinforce learning. A solid qualification in English and maths is therefore essential.
This role may be closed early if a sufficient number of applications are received.
The training you will be getting
- 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 to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
- Further progression may well be available in other areas within our sector, upon successful completion of the apprenticeship
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Things to consider
About the employer
SOMERSET SKILLS & LEARNING CIC
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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