Teaching Assistant Apprentice Newcastle Academy

We are seeking to recruit a Teaching Assistant apprentice at Newcastle Academy to provide support to our teachers. You will be providing general support to the teacher in the care of pupils and management of the classroom. This role is term time only.

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Closing date: 02 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,816.00

    Term time only.

    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, 32.5 hours. Working hours to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 32.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    15 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000251200

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Support High School teachers in the development of plans for students
  • Maintain classroom discipline
  • Provide structured support in accordance with work programmes 
  • Support teachers in the development of individual plans for students
  • Assist in maintaining classroom discipline 
  • Provide support to teachers to achieve learning goals
  • Assist the teacher with the planning of learning activities
  • Assist the teacher in monitoring students, recording progress and providing feedback

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Teaching Assistant Standard 
  • https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/teaching-assistant-v1-1
  • You will spend four days a week in the workplace and one day a week at Newcastle College as your 'study day'

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Could lead to a permanent position. 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

This role is term time only.

About the employer

We have the privilege of preparing our students for the exciting and demanding world of the 21st Century and are dedicated to instilling in them the skills and qualities which will make them fulfilled adults of the future. Newcastle Academy is part of Windsor Academy Trust.

Employer

Newcastle Academy

Address

Gallowstree Lane

The Westlands

Newcastle Under Lyme

ST5 2QS

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Training

Training provider

NEWCASTLE AND STAFFORD COLLEGES GROUP

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

The Apprenticeship Hub

apprenticeships@nscg.ac.uk

01782 254287

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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