Level 3 PE Teaching Assistant Apprentice - Edward Peake C of E Middle School Edward Peake C of E Middle School

Working in a school as a PE Teaching Assistant Apprentice your role will involve supporting the class teacher during lessons, assisting the teacher in maintaining a purposeful, supportive learning environment and assist with the delivery of extra curriculum/lunchtime activities. Within this apprenticeship there will be additional training in PE.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 06 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,984.00

    National minimum apprenticeship wage from April 1st 2024. Uplifts to wage to be discussed at interview for relevant experience

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday. Hours to be confirmed. Wage to be discussed at interview.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    09 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000230190

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supporting teachers and students during practical work, to include setting up demonstrations and equipment, providing guidance to pupils in the development of their tasks, including the safe operation and demonstration of equipment
  • To assist with overseeing the work of small groups of students engaged in practical tasks, as requested by the PE coordinator/lead and under the supervision of the classroom teacher
  • Day-to-day support of lessons including preparing equipment, materials and teaching aids
  • Tidying and cleaning after use if required owing to relevant COVID situation
  • To support with efficient organisation of the work and storage areas and to ensure the cleanliness, safety and security of these areas at all times
  • To assist with the delivery of extra curriculum/lunchtime activities
  • Supporting with classroom activities in the morning

Where appropriate for the above activities support staff with:

  • Preparation of equipment, materials and rooms: setting out of equipment, organising team kits and transport for fixtures and curriculum activities
  • Working as a team member within your school and gaining invaluable experience

The training you will be getting

  • Teaching Assistant Level 3 - Apprenticeship Standard (A level) 
  • Depending on area, you will be assigned a tutor and training will be blended - involving both virtual and face to face
  • Training will be weekly and off the job training hours will be logged
  • You will be working with an E-portfolio (BUD System) and alongside your tutor you will be assigned a mentor from within your workplace
  • Following a successful Gateway meeting you will move forwards for an End Point Assessment - Upon successful completion of the EPA you will achieve a Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship
  • Functional skills if required
  • Your tutor will visit for observations in the workplace

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Level 4 Sports coach in a school setting
  • Higher education pathway
  • Teaching assistant
  • Pathway into teaching

Working in a sector that involves, initiative, leadership, communication, developing positive relationships.

Transferable skills that are invaluable in the wider world of work.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths - English (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

The role will be a position that allows the applicant to work with colleagues within a professional setting.

About the employer

I am absolutely delighted and privileged to be the Headteacher of Edward Peake Middle School. We believe that our pupils are our greatest asset therefore we are committed to providing an outstanding education for each and every pupil. Our core purpose is to enable pupils to make exceptional progress and support pupils’ personal well-being so that they can achieve outstanding outcomes. We are a caring, creative, and inclusive school with a distinctive Christian ethos where pupils are able to live, love, and learn. As a school we will: Be ambitious and always expect the highest standards from pupils and staff. Provide a creative and engaging teaching and learning environment in which every pupil feels safe and can fulfill their optimum potential. Deliver a broad and exciting curriculum which stretches all pupils so that they can achieve, develop and extend their life skills. Ensure we have a calm, respectful and well-behaved environment in which positive relationships can flourish. Promote a positive approach to lifelong learning and ensure that all members of our community develops a growth mindset. Work in partnership with our families and the wider community to deliver excellence. Develop our pupils’ appreciation and respect for others as well as themselves. Underpin all that we do with our school values and ensure it reflects our distinctive Christian ethos. We are currently unable to offer tours of the school, but please do look at the information and videos we are putting on to the website so that you can get a real sense of who we are.

Employer

Edward Peake C of E Middle School

Address

Edward Peake Middle School

Potton Road Biggleswade

Bedfordshire

SG18 0EJ

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Training

Training provider

SPORTING FUTURES TRAINING (UK) LTD

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

Adam Baker

vacancies@sportingfutures.co.uk

01438 791068

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


Employer's Application Instructions

Please visit: www.sportingfuturestraining.co.uk Download application form and send it through to vacancies@sportingfutures.co.uk Sporting Futures Training - 01438 791068/ 07901 603292

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 06 May 2024