Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship

St Paul's Primary School & Nursery

Lincolnshire, PE11 2JQ

Closes in 10 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 8 July 2024


Summary

To work with individual children having special or particular needs, in accordance with the child’s statement where appropriate and/or groups of children as directed by the Teacher. To provide support to the Teacher across a range of child centred activities to promote child development and learning.

Annual wage
£10,649.60 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, term time only (38 weeks) + 1 week INSETs TOTAL 39 working weeks

32 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 2 September

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

You will study at Boston College for half a day a week, and four and a half days with your employer.

On successful completion of the course you will achieve a level 3 Teaching Assistant apprenticeship.

Where you’ll work

St Paul's Primary School & Nursery

Queens Road

Spalding

Lincolnshire

PE11 2JQ

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

BOSTON COLLEGE

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)
    • Maths (grade 4/C or above)

    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
    • Number skills
    • Team working
    • Creative
    • Initiative
    • Non judgemental
    • Patience
    • Enthusiasm for the role
    • Able to work collaboratively
    • Flexible & adaptable
    • Work calmly under pressure
    • Good timekeeping & attendance
    • Motivational
    • Knowledge of safeguarding

    About this company

    St Paul’s is a community day school for both boys and girls aged between 3 and 11 years. At St Paul’s we aim to provide a fun, caring and inspiring learning environment, where pupils can flourish from their starting points, making good progress both personally and academically. We take a lot of time and care to ensure that all experiences are good ones, right from the very start of a child’s learning journey. The school is part of CIT (Community Inclusive Trust), a Multi Academy Trust comprising of special and mainstream primary schools across Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire.

    http://www.spaldingstpauls-cit.co.uk (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    Possible permanent position as a Teaching Assistant.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    BOSTON COLLEGE

    Suzanne Davison

    Apprenticeships@boston.ac.uk

    01205313238

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000263171.

    Apply now

    Closes in 10 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

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