Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship - Oasis Shirley Park OASIS COMMUNITY LEARNING
To work under the instruction/guidance of teaching/senior staff to undertake work/care/support programmes, to enable access to learning for pupils and to assist the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom. Work may be carried out in the classroom or outside the main teaching area, for specified periods of time.
Closing date: 27 Feb 2024
Please note this role is term-time only, You will be paid for the 39 weeks you work out of the year. £6 per hour, £6.50 for 18 yrs plus.
Total hours per week: 30.0
Possible start date
28 Feb 2024
09 Jan 2024
Level 3 (A level)
What you will do in your working day
The post holder is responsible to their line manager and to the Phase Leader for their duties, responsibilities, and tasks
The post holder will adhere to the school’s values and vision; abiding by the agreed policies and procedures to ensure provision is of the highest quality
The post holder undertakes support for the teachers of the children within the school and the associated pastoral and administrative duties in respect of those pupils as well as the general responsibilities in the school as agreed with the Headteacher
The post holder will interact on a professional level with all colleagues and establish and maintain good working relationships which will promote the development and effective delivery of the school curriculum and maximise children’ achievement
The post holder will be responsible for the pastoral care and safeguarding of the children within their session, class or groups, ensuring that children’s safety, wellbeing and welfare are at the forefront of all they do
To implement agreed work programmes with individual pupils /groups and support teaching staff in the development and education of pupils including the provision of detailed and specialist skills/knowledge in particular areas
To assist the teacher in the whole planning, teaching, and assessment cycle
To supervise and lead groups of children (including during lunchtime)
To implement all policies and practices in line with the ethos of the school
Through reflective practice, support a creative inclusive curriculum which values learning through and smaller group working practices
To support excellent progress for children across all areas of development through effective participation in observation, assessment and planning
To help create a stimulating environment which supports learning
To support parents in becoming competent and confident co-educators who are
The training you will be getting
During this teaching assistant apprenticeship you will promote self-belief, social inclusion and high self-esteem which will play an integral part to pupils’ wellbeing. You will become an essential part in the learning environment for the classroom teacher and pupils. Working to ensure pupils thrive in a positive, nurturing and safe environment. It is an active role supporting the learner to access the curriculum and expand their knowledge.
TAs play a crucial role in supporting teachers and pupils. Your work can have a significant impact on the children's learning experiences, helping them to succeed academically and personally.
- Milestone 1. Keeping children safe in Education – (KCSIE Policy, child protection, safeguarding awareness, serious case reviews, health, safety and wellbeing legislation)
- Milestone 2. Professional Standards and Personal Accountability – (Relationships and Role Modelling, CPD and Personal development)
- Milestone 3. Child Development and Behaviours – (Child Development Practitioners, stages of development, Behaviour Management).
- Milestone 4. Curriculum and Technology – (School ICT Systems, using technology, National Curriculum key Stages)
- Milestone 5. Learning and Assessment Strategies – (Assessment procedures, feedback techniques, SEND Strategies and partnership working)
- Milestone 6. Prep for End Point Assessment
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
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C and above or Level 2) Essential
About the employer
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:
- 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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