Level 3 PE Teaching Assistant Apprentice - Oaklands Primary School Oaklands Primary 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: 01 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,984.00

    Monday - Friday. Hours to be confirmed. Wage to be discussed at interview. Total hours per week: 30 hours a week

  • Working week

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

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    25 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000240046

  • 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 qualification
  • Functional skills in maths and English, 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

Oaklands is an outward looking, aspirational one-form entry primary school in Hertfordshire. The school provides a caring, positive, challenging and stimulating curriculum that encourages all children to grow as individuals and to aspire to be the best that they can be. Our core values of kindness, honesty and respect underpin everything that we expect from our school community. We aim to inspire every child, regardless of any barriers to learning, to engage in the learning journey. We are highly inclusive in our approach (but are always looking for further ways to improve). We teach children to make brave decisions, self-regulate and to have high aspirations for their future impact on the world. Our knowledge and skill-rich curriculum is clearly sequenced and highly engaging. By teaching a broad and balanced curriculum we hope to equip pupils with the skills to be lifelong learners and influencers of positive change. We all know how quickly children grow up and at Oaklands we strive to ensure that their time with us is full of awe, wonder and inspiration, remembering that whilst it is our responsibility to prepare them for the future, they are still children today.

Employer

Oaklands Primary School

Address

Oaklands Primary School

Great North Rd

Oaklands

AL6 0PX

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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@esfapprenticeships.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.esfapprenticeships.co.uk Download application form and send it through to vacancies@esfapprenticeships.co.uk Educational and Sporting Futures Training - 01438 791068/ 07901 603292

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

Apply now

Closing date: 01 Jun 2024