Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship
Overview of the roles
• Teaching Assistant - To work under guidance of teaching staff, to implement agreed work programmes with children, in or out of the classroom. This will involve assisting the teacher in the management and preparation of resources. To support the class teacher with the development and education of the children.
• Lunch Time Supervisor/ Wrap-around Care Supervisor/ Active Play leader - To ensure, individually or as part of a team, the welfare and safety of all children remaining within school grounds or buildings during lunch times. To plan and implement engaging activities. To communicate effectively with parents and teachers.
Apprenticeship Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Level 3
Start Date 4th January 2022
Duration 18 months
Hours 30 hours per week, term time only.
Salary Apprenticeship rate £4.15 per hour
Example Working pattern One day per week training
Two days per week 9am – 3.15pm (with a 1-hour unpaid break)
Three days per week from lunchtime until the end of wrap around care club (e.g. midday until 6pm to include a 30-minute unpaid break)
• Confident and friendly personality
• Good communication skills with children and adults
• Committed team player
Essential qualifications GCSE (or equivalent) grade C or above in maths and English
Future prospects Qualified Teaching Assistant and progression through school
Employer Hanley and Upton Educational Trust
The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Training provider To be confirmed
Training to be provided
Training will include formal workshops, study days, observations in the workplace and support from the assessor/trainer. Subjects covered within the apprenticeship will include:
• Understanding how pupils learn and develop,
• recognise the importance of using appropriate technology to support learning,
• working with teachers to understand and support assessment for learning,
• Keeping Children Safe in Education appropriate knowledge of the curriculum and context you are working in.
• Communication and team work
• Problem solving/ability to motivate pupils
• Building relationships/ embracing change
• Promoting equality, diversity and inclusion
• Professional standards and personal accountability
Interview date: 18th November 2021
Start date: 4th January 2022
Welland Primary is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.