Sandbach High School and Sixth Form College - Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship

INSPIRE ATA LIMITED

Sandbach, CW11 3NT

Closes in 11 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 1 July 2024


Summary

Sandbach High School are looking for 2 Teaching Assistant Apprentices to support the engagement and progress of students with a range of needs in the classroom environment, primarily supporting those with additional needs. To work as part of the school team and support the SENCO and Assistant SENCO to further develop the department.

Annual wage
£10,816 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 - 3.30pm

32 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 2 September

Duration

1 Year 6 Months

Positions available

2

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
  • Functional skills maths if required
  • Training schedule has yet to be agreed. Details will be made available at a later date.

Where you’ll work

Middlewich Road

Sandbach

CW11 3NT

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)

    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • 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
    • Team working
    • Creative
    • Initiative
    • Non judgemental
    • Patience
    • Reliable
    • Caring

    Other requirements

    Please be aware that upon a successful offer of employment the company completes digitalised right-to-work checks and DBS applications via an external provider - 'Matrix Screening'. The company also completes an internal online social media search, in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. Please google the location prior to applying.

    About this company

    Inspire ATA is an official Flexi-Job Apprenticeship Agency, licenced by the Department for Education. Currently ranked 2nd in the Rate My Apprenticeship Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers in the UK Award 2023-2024. Inspire ATA specialises in creating apprenticeship opportunities, where we recruit and employ the apprentice on behalf of our host clients, enabling us to offer additional support and a better experience for both the apprentice and the client as the experts in the industry. We arrange the most suitable and appropriate apprenticeship training from one of our partnered training providers. If you are successful in securing an apprenticeship with Inspire ATA, it is important to understand that Inspire ATA will be your employer and the apprenticeship placement will be a separate organisation that simply hosts you as an apprentice. As a Flexi-Job Apprenticeship Agency, Inspire ATA performs an important role in developing the UK labour market and it is our responsibility to ensure that talent is recognised, developed, and matched with business needs, whatever the background of the individual, irrespective of race, disability, age, religion or belief, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity and gender reassignment. We are proud of the diverse nature of our business and work with clients to ensure that all candidates are treated with courtesy and respect.

    https://www.inspire-ata.co.uk/ (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    The right candidate may be offered a permanent position after 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 VAC1000261443.

    Apply now

    Closes in 11 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

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