Pebble Brook School

Teaching Assistant Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Pebble Brook School (Employer)

Buckinghamshire Council (Training Provider)

Annual wage £9,280.00
37.0 hours per week Monday to Friday with some flexibility on start and end times as follows:- 8.30am to 4.30pm or 8.00am to 4.00pm
18 months (duration)
5 September 2022(start date)
Teaching assistant (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
6 July 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

As an Apprentice TA, you will work under the instruction/guidance of teaching & senior staff to undertake education support duties and assist the class teacher in the day to day needs of the pupils in their care, to enable the teacher to implement the curriculum and respond to the pupils’ needs. To maintain complete confidentiality on all matters.

Responsibilities

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Provide support to teaching staff
  • Support secondary age children with a range of learning needs to achieve goals and targets
  • Establish constructive relationships with pupils and interact with them according to individual needs
  • Accompany teaching staff and pupils on visits and trips as negotiated
  • Assist in the planning and preparation of lessons and activities

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You will work towards the Teaching Assistant Level 3 Standard, attending monthly training sessions with your Tutor/Assessor, where you will meet other apprentices from local schools providing excellent peer to peer learning via on-line.  There are assignments and live evidence gained within the workplace where you will embed your learning and gain further training hands on training from your mentor and teacher within school.  You will have access to your programme outside of your sessions via our e-portfolio system Laser Learning.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Permanent employment may be available at the end of the apprenticeship (we have a good track record of keeping our apprentices and we will always give them priority for TA vacancies)

Reality Check

Visits to the school are warmly welcome. To arrange a visit or to find out more about the role, please contact our school office on the number below. Please send completed application forms to the email address below. Tel No: 01296 415761 Email: vcordery@pebblebrookschool.com The successful candidate will be expected to declare all previous offences and to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Commitment to learning

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A - C or above or 4-9) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A-C or above/4-9) Desired
NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent Supported Teaching & Learning or Early Years (Grade Pass) Desired
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