Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship

CHESTER DIOCESE ACADEMIES TRUST

Chester, CH1 6LG

Closes in 3 days (Monday 22 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 21 June 2024


Summary

The Teaching Assistant Apprentice at St Oswald's CE Primary School will support pupils' academic, social, emotional, and mental health needs, promoting their overall well-being and development. The role involves collaborating with teachers, parents, and other professionals to create a positive and effective learning environment.

Annual wage
£9,984 a year

Minimum wage rates (opens in new tab)

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

Training course
Teaching assistant (level 3)
Hours
Monday to Friday, 8:20am - 3:20pm. (Term Time only)

30 hours a week

Possible start date

Thursday 25 July

Duration

1 Year 6 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

  • Work towards your Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification. (All learning is delivered online/remote). 
  • Training Provider: LMP Education (rated 8th best UK training provider)

Where you’ll work

St Oswald's CE Primary School

Grove Road, Mollington

Chester

CH1 6LG

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 4/C or above or equivalent)
    • Maths (grade 4/C or above or 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
    • Analytical skills
    • Team working
    • Creative

    About this company

    At St Oswald's our vision comes from the Parable of the Good Samaritan and is simply 'Love Your Neighbour' St Oswald's is an amazing community to be part of. We have a broad, balanced and exciting curriculum and we strive to ensure that children enjoy their learning. We take time to ensure that all children are nurtured educationally, creatively and spiritually and our Christian values create to a happy and caring ethos. We have good links with our local church St Oswald's in Backford and take pride in taking an active part in our local community.

    https://www.stoswalds.com/cheshire/primary/stoswald (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    • Full-time role to be considered upon completion of the apprenticeship. 

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    LET ME PLAY LIMITED

    Owen MacKinnon

    owen.mackinnon@lmpeducation.org

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000259673.

    Apply now

    Closes in 3 days (Monday 22 July at 11:59pm)

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