Kingswode Hoe School - Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship

Kingswode Hoe School

Colchester, CO3 3QJ

Closes in 4 days (Monday 29 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 11 June 2024


Summary

Kingswode Hoe School are looking for a Teaching Assistant Apprentice to work in partnership with Class Teachers to assist pupils with complex learning needs and to support their learning in line with the national curriculum, codes of practice and school policies and procedures.

Annual wage
£11,648 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Teaching assistant (level 3)
Hours
Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 3.35pm (Term-time only)

35 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 2 September

Duration

1 Year 7 Months

Positions available

1

Work

As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship standard qualification 

Where you’ll work

Kingswode Hoe Special School

Sussex Road

Colchester

CO3 3QJ

Training

An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation

LET ME PLAY LIMITED

Your training course

Teaching assistant (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Apply strategies to support and encourage the development of independent learners.
  • Adapt communication strategies for the audience and context.
  • Apply behaviour management strategies in line with organisational policy.
  • Adapt resources to support all learners.
  • Communicate with teachers to ensure clarity of the TA’s role.
  • Apply teaching strategies to deliver learning activities or interventions.
  • Build relationships with learners, teachers, other professionals and stakeholders.
  • Comply with legislation, guidance, and procedures for Prevent, safeguarding and health & safety.
  • Support the well-being and mental health of learners.
  • Observe, record, and report on learners in line with organisational procedures.
  • Apply methods of formative assessment.
  • Use up to date technology safely, to support learning.
  • Encourage safe use of technology by learners.
  • Adapt teaching strategies to support all learners (for example, scaffolding, open questioning).
  • Identify and respond to pastoral and academic behaviours in learners.
  • Provide feedback to learners.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.

    Requirements

    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade A*-C/9-4 or Level 2 equivalent)
    • Maths (grade A*-C/9-4 or Level 2 equivalent)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.

    Skills

    • Communication skills
    • IT skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Customer care skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Presentation skills
    • Administrative skills
    • Logical
    • Team working
    • Creative
    • Initiative
    • Non judgemental
    • Patience
    • Passionate about children
    • Reliable
    • Flexible

    Other requirements

    LMP Education and Sporting Education are committed to anti-discrimination and equal opportunities for all. We are equally committed to Safer Recruitment Policies, Safeguarding, the Prevent Duty and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. To achieve our commitment, we will ensure continuous development and improvement of robust safeguarding processes and procedures that promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our staff and volunteers.

    About this company

    Kingswode Hoe School is a day special school catering for boys and girls between the ages of 5 to 16 years who all have moderate learning difficulties and an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP). At Kingswode Hoe the staff and local academy committee are dedicated to providing a broad and balanced education where every child can be supported to achieve their full potential.

    https://www.kingswodehoe.com/ (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    • Potential full time employment for the right candidate upon successful completion of the apprenticeship 

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    LET ME PLAY LIMITED

    Katie

    Katie.Munn@lmpeducation.org

    02038364425

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000256898.

    Apply now

    Closes in 4 days (Monday 29 July at 11:59pm)

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