Erasmus Darwin Academy

Learning Support Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Erasmus Darwin Academy (Employer)

The Growth Company (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £168.35 to £322.64
37.0 hours per week Monday - Thursday, 8.00am - 4.00pm and Friday, 8.00am - 3.30pm.
18 months (duration)
20 November 2020(start date)
Teaching Assistant (apprenticeship standard)
10 November 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

An exciting opportunity for someone to develop skills and a career in Education. Erasmus Darwin Academy are looking for a Learning Support Apprentice to join their team.


This role will involve:

Support to Students:

  • Support groups and individuals both inside and outside of the classroom
  • Analyse progress data for identified students within a link year group
  • Produce termly SMART targets for students with Additional Needs
  • Plan and deliver intervention sessions
  • Support the teaching and learning in collaboration with class teachers

Future Prospects

  • Work as a Learning Support Assistance or Teaching Assistant

Skills Required

  • Excellent numeracy and literacy skills
  • Understanding of relevant legislation as it affects children and the education sector
  • Ability to manage own workload and work on own initiative
  • Ability to work constructively as part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good ICT and record keeping, recording and reporting skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Good organising, planning and prioritising skills
  • Methodical with good attention to detail

Qualities Required

  • Has a friendly yet professional and respectful approach which demonstrates support and shows mutual respect
  • Open, honest and an active listener
  • Takes responsibility and accountability
  • Committed to the needs of the students, parents and other stakeholders and challenge barriers and blocks to providing an effective service
  • Demonstrates a “can do” attitude including suggesting solutions, participating, trusting and encouraging others and achieving expectations
  • Is committed to the provision and improvement of quality service provision
  • Is adaptable to change/embraces and welcomes change
  • Acts with pace and urgency being energetic, enthusiastic and decisive
  • Has the ability to learn from experiences and challenges
  • Is committed to the continuous development of self and others by keeping up to date and sharing knowledge, encouraging new ideas, seeking new opportunities and challenges, open to ideas and developing new skills

Qualifications Required

  • Maths and English - GCSE A*-C (9-4) or equivalent

Training Provided

Teaching Assistant Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

How you will be supported:

  • Full training and support will be provided by The Growth Company to help you achieve your apprenticeship and reach your full potential in your role. Erasmus Darwin Academy has proven record and 100% pass success rate for all apprentices

What will happen next:

New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:

  • More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
  • Any training you need to complete
  • What the next steps will be
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