Apprentice Learning Support Assistant Level 3 De Aston School

We wish to appoint an apprentice learning support assistant for 32.5 hours per week to join our successful and supportive staff team in our outstanding school. This is an exciting opportunity to join the Learning Support team and to work with our Key Stage 3 to 5 students.

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Closing date: 26 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,816.00

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8.30am - 3.30pm (Term time only - 39 weeks per year).

    Total hours per week: 32.5

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    16 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000221052

  • Positions

    5 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Candidates will need to be flexible and motivated, willing to participate in all areas of school life, be committed to working as part of an enthusiastic team, have high expectations for themselves and be willing to undertake additional training
  • Additional essential criteria include being reliable, being creative and hard working
  • As a Learning Support Assistant Apprentice, you will have the opportunity to work closely with children and teachers in helping them achieve success
  • Working under the overall supervision of the Senior Learning Support Assistant, you will assist and support teaching and learning, working with individuals or groups and assist in providing for general care, safety, and welfare of pupils
  • Contribute to the school’s statutory duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of children

The training you will be getting

You will be working towards a Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification. 

You may also need to work towards Level 2 Maths and English functional skills if not exempt. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Possible full time employment.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

De Aston School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This position is subject to criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spend reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form. All posts are also subject to medical and reference checks. All pre-employment checks are in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education.

About the employer

De Aston is a successful and vibrant 11-18 school, with excellent facilities, a genuinely comprehensive intake, and an outstanding academic and pastoral record. We are a school that cares about its staff and students. Visitors regularly comment on how friendly and pleasant the students and staff are. We are a growth mindset school and believe that our motto (Believe. Strive. Achieve.) captures our philosophy and energy.

Employer

De Aston School

Address

De Aston School

Willingham Road

Market Rasen

LN8 3RF

Contact

Alice McNeill

vacancies@de-aston.lincs.sch.uk

01673840828

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Training

Training provider

HEART OF ENGLAND 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:

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

Contact

Rachel O'Connor

rachel.o'connor@hoet.co.uk

01788820132

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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