Classroom Teaching Assistant Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Colnbrook School (Employer)

Sporting Futures Training (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £129.00
30.0 hours per week Monday - Friday (Shifts to be confirmed).
13 months (duration)
4 October 2021(start date)
Teaching assistant (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
1 October 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Working in a school and as an apprentice you will be enrolled in 30 hours of work. Training will be delivered by our Tutors. You will support during lessons within the school setting, along with the delivery and support of extra-curricular activities as required by the school.

Responsibilities

The Teaching Assistant role:

  • You will gain invaluable insight and experience of working within a classroom setting and will develop the Knowledge, skills, and behaviours to become a Teaching Assistant
  • Provide teaching support in small groups and where necessary be assigned to individual pupils in order to aid the teacher
  • Liaise with the teacher to understand the objectives of each session
  • Assist the teacher with observations and monitoring of the progress of children, both educationally and socially
  • Keep up to date written records for supported pupils
  • Promote positive behaviour patterns, raise self-esteem, and improve independent working in children to assist their education and growth
  • Inspiring Healthy, Active Lifestyles and extending opportunities for pupils
  • It is an interesting, varied position that gives the valuable opportunities of gaining experience in working with young people, colleagues, and key community partners 
  • You will find out about the teaching paths that are available and the hope would be that this apprenticeship will lead you onto your next step on the career ladder

Future Prospects

  • Progression onto University
  • Teaching Assistant 
  • Activity Leader

Skills Required

  • Leadership skills
  • Experience of working with young people
  • Ability to work as part of a team in a busy school environment

Qualities Required

  • Self-motivated
  • An interest in sport, physical activity, health, and well-being
  • Ability to use your own initiative
  • Well organised
  • An enthusiasm to inspire young people to get involved in PE and School Sport
  • Commitment to the role

Qualifications Required

  • GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in English and maths are an advantage but not a requirement for the apprenticeship
  • If none of the above have been achieved the applicant must understand that to achieve the TA Apprenticeship standard both a Functional Skills Level 2 in both English and maths is required to be achieved by Gateway

Training Provided

Level 3 Teaching Assistant apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Safeguarding Level 1
  • Emergency First Aid at work
  • Prevent duty
  • Working towards Level 2 Functional Skills (where appropriate)
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