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Apprentice Teaching Assistant

Location
London E16 3ET, UK
College
Inspire ATA Ltd
Hours
Full Time
Salary
£165 Weekly
Posted
13th April 2022
Start Date
As soon as possible
Expires
26th May 2022 12:00 AM
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Job ID
1228993
Job Reference
Calverton 2
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Fixed term contract
  • Contract length: 14 months
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1228993

Brief overview of the role

The role of Teaching Assistant is to support the class teacher to enhance pupils’ learning either in groups or individually, ensuring pupils understand the work set, know their learning objectives and stay on task in order to make progress. Promoting self-belief, social inclusion and a high self-esteem play an integral part to pupils’ well-being.

Vacancy description

  • Our Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship programme will teach many different skills, which will allow you to work within schools to support classroom delivery.
  • Some of the key responsibilities and accountabilities are likely to include:
  • Supervising class activities
  • Assisting with young people’s learning experience
  • Helping students who might need extra support
  • Learning classroom-based skills and behaviour techniques
  • Planning sessions and think about learning objectives
  • Working alongside the teacher to support classroom activities
  • Support the inclusion of pupils in all aspects of school life
  • To work under the direction of the line manager, class teachers and other staff to support the learning of whole classes, selected groups or individuals as instructed
  • To study relevant qualifications while you earn

Things to consider

  • All apprenticeships require an enhanced DBS check before the commencement of the role due to working with children
  • Please google the location prior to applying
  • Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship
  • Inspire ATA is acting as an Apprentice Training Agency (ATA) and will engage you for the duration of the Apprenticeship and pay your salary. You should be aware that the company/business named in this vacancy is a host employer and you will not be employed by them. You will be placed at Claycots Primary School for the duration of your apprenticeship.
  • The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

Future prospects

  • Possible progression into full-time employment for the right applicant

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE 9/4 or A*-C English and maths or Level 2 Functional Skills (or equivalents)

Personal qualities

  • Professional attitude
  • Confidence in your own ability to want to learn and develop
  • Enthusiastic and have an interest in working with children
  • Reliable, committed and punctual attitude
  • Hard working ethic
  • Willingness to be flexible and adapt to changing situations

Desired skills

  • Knowledge of/willingness to learn about how children develop
  • How to support children in literacy and/or numeracy; how children learn and how to motivate them, etc.
  • Knowledge and understanding of/willingness to learn about behaviour management strategies
  • Able to communicate and break down information to make it learnable

Training to be provided

Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Standard

  • This training programme focuses on developing classroom delivery and work within schools.
  • The Diploma aims to grow your existing skillset in the following key areas:
  • Increased mastery of the critical stages of child and adolescent development
  • Enhance understanding of the types of influences that can affect this development
  • Become fully adept in supporting teachers with the planning of activities, as well as creating own activity plans
  • Evaluation of personal performance in relation to supporting literacy, numeracy, and ICT
  • Amplify knowledge of safeguarding, and emergency procedures
  • Understand legislation with regard to confidentiality, data protection, and information sharing
  • All candidates take part in an initial intense training programme at the start of the selection process and will undertake functional skills if needed
  • During this period our experienced staff will prepare candidates for their placements by giving them the foundations that they will need for securing a placement. Our Employability team will also be available to support with interview skills ready for a placement interview.
  • Study relevant qualifications while you earn.

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Safeguarding Statement:

Inspire ATA Ltd is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.