Apprentice Teaching Assistant
The Woodland Academy Trust
KENT COUNTY COUNCIL
Revealing the champion within; growing our thinking feeling and learning together.
The Apprentice will learn how to and support the teacher with:
- To assist with the daily routine in the classroom
- Contribute to planning for groups of and individual children
- Use resources effectively to enable learning
- Deliver teaching and learning strategies to help children develop
- Support the indoor and outdoor curriculum
- Contribute to monitoring and assessing pupil’s progress
- Develop relationships with staff, children and their parents and careers
- Assist with supervision of children where necessary
- Learn and understand how children develop
- Understand and demonstrate safeguarding and child protection
- To be a role model for our children and communities
- Potential for full time employment for the right candidate.
- Many employers retain apprentices in full/part time positions
- The Qualifications you gain can also help you to get into higher education or other employment
- Being an apprentice gives you the opportunity to gain a recognised qualification and developing professional skills whilst earning a salary, inside some of Kent’s best companies.
- Once the Apprenticeship has been achieved you will have the skills, abilities and experience to update and enhance your CV, to make it attractive to potential employers.
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If you do not meet the criteria for this position, your application will not be considered.
We will be interviewing candidates who meet the criteria as they apply and will recruit after a successful interview which may be before the closing date.
You will be responsible for your travel expenses to and from your place of work. Therefore, you must have the means to get to your place of work on a daily basis whilst awaiting for your first wages to be paid.
- 17 minute walk from Barnehurst train station
- 9 minute walk from Northumberland Park Bexley Road (Stop V) (routes 229, 602 and 669)
- 9 minute walk from Barnehurst Avenue (Stop J)
The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates
- Previous experience working with children of a relevant age
- An understanding of the importance of education
- A passion and drive for children to succeed
- Knowledge of the day-to-day workings of a school
- Knowledge of IT
- Good team working skills
- Organisation and timekeeping
- Dedicated and passionate about education
- Hardworking and determined
- Ability to show initiative
GCSE grades 9-4 (A* to C) in Maths, English and Science or equivalent qualifications in these subjects.
- Level 3 - Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools framework
On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Framework; consisting of the Advanced NVQ Level, Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS) and the Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR) Workbook. It may be necessary for you to complete Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICT – subject to previous achieved grades.
Regular work based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training & Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards.
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