Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship - East Barnet School INSPIRE ATA LIMITED

As part of the (Additional Educational Needs) AEN team, you will be responsible for promoting the inclusion of all students, assisting with and scaffolding the students’ learning. Create and maintain a purposeful, orderly and supportive environment, in accordance with lesson plans and assist with the display of pupils’ work.

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Closing date: 29 Feb 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,360.00

    £6 per hour (Please note the apprenticeship NMW is increasing in April (https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates). Your wage will increase to the NMW for your age after 1st year.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday (shifts to be confirmed), term-time only (you will be paid all year round).

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    20 Dec 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000219233

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties and responsibilities/job specification:

Support for the Students:

  • Establish constructive relationships with pupils and interact with them according to individual needs
  • Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils
  • Encourage pupils to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher
  • Set challenging and demanding expectations and promote self-esteem and independence
  • Provide feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement under guidance of the teacher

Support for the Teacher:

  • Create and maintain a purposeful, orderly and supportive environment, in accordance with lesson plans and assist with the display of pupils’ work
  • Use strategies, in liaison with the teacher, to support pupils to achieve learning goals
  • Assist with scaffolding of learning activities
  • Provide detailed and regular feedback to teachers on pupils’ achievement, progress, problems etc.
  • Promote good pupil behaviour, dealing promptly with conflict and incidents in line with established policy and encourage pupils to take responsibility for their own behaviour
  • Establish constructive relationships with parents/carers
  • Administer routine tests and invigilate exams

Support for the Curriculum:

  • Assist with the implementation of structured and agreed learning activities/teaching programmes, adjusting activities according to pupil responses
  • Assist with the implementation of programmes linked to local and national learning strategies e.g. literacy, numeracy
  • Support the use of ICT in learning activities and develop pupils’ competence and independence in its use

Support for the School:

  • Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person
  • Be aware of and support difference to ensure all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop
  • Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school
  • Appreciate and support the role of other professionals
  • Attend and participate in relevant meetings as required
  • Participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required
  • Accompany teaching staff and pupils on educational visits, trips and out of school activities as required

The training you will be getting

Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship (https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/teaching-assistant-v1-0). Please note all learning will be delivered remotely/online alongside your full-time placement at the school. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Possible full-time employment upon completion of the apprenticeship. 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4/C and above or Level 2) Essential

About the employer

We ranked 1st in the "Rate My Apprenticeship" Central & Greater London Employers Award 2021-22 and 3rd in the list of Top 100 employers 2022-23 Inspire ATA Ltd specialise in working with a wide range of clients (nationwide) that want to take on excellent apprentices. Our vision is to "inspire ambition and widen horizons". You should be aware that East Barnet School is a host employer, and you will not be employed by them, you will be employed by Inspire ATA.

Employer

INSPIRE ATA LIMITED

Address

5 Chestnut Grove

East Barnet

Herts

EN4 8PU

Contact

Horiya

Horiya.haji@lmpeducation.org

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Training

Training provider

LET ME PLAY 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:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

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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