Beacon Hill Academy

Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Vacancy - Level 3 - Advanced (Level 3)

Beacon Hill Academy (Employer)

Chelmsford College (Training Provider)

Annual wage £9,255.00
31.75 hours per week Monday - Friday 8.45 a.m. - 3.30 p.m.
21 months (duration)
24 August 2022(start date)
Teaching assistant (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
4 July 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

This is an opportunity to gain experience working in an outstanding special needs academy. Whilst working at Beacon Hill you will work towards a Level 3 T A Apprenticeship with the support of Chelmsford College tutors. You will be offered training in hoisting, manual handling, administering medication, tube feeding and specialised care procedures.


What will the apprentice be doing?

-Help pupils follow teacher instructions and support them during learning activities.
-Assist pupils to develop their independence.
-The preparation of materials/equipment.
-Support the development of literacy and numeracy skills of all pupils
-Assist pupils using a variety of classroom materials/equipment.
-Assist with special activities in the school within school hours.

-Assist with the supervision of pupils at meal times and other out of lesson activities.
-Support the use of ICT as a tool to enable learning

-Use a range of total communication strategies to facilitate learning, to
include Signalong.

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

-L3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship

-The majority of the training will be school based, with occasional on site attendance required at Chelmsford College.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Permanent employee as a Teaching Assistant (not guaranteed).

Reality Check

The successful candidates must be prepared to work at either our Grays or South Ockendon sites

Skills Required

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 5 or A - C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or A - C) Essential
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