Leigham Primary School

£148.00 per week

Plymouth and Surrounding Areas

Teaching Assisstant Apprentice
Published: Nov 26, 2018
Ref: LP574TL

This exciting school based in Leigham are keen to appoint a Teaching Assistant to assist classroom based taught sessions in the Early Years department.

The Apprentice’s Role

You will be fully supported throughout your apprenticeship by a qualified member of staff who will teach you the skills and knowledge you need to know to successfully complete your tasks.

You will be involved in setting up activities and clearing away resources as guided by teaching staff, supporting school groups and individuals in the classroom environment and on a one-to-one basis as required. You will be assisting in the creation of a fun, positive and inclusive learning environment, where young people feel safe and assist in preparing, using and maintaining relevant teaching resources, including wall displays and cleaning up classrooms after activities.

Along with developing positive relationships and acting as a role model to others at all times, you will assist with lunch and break time supervision of students on a rota basis and accompany students on educational visits and outings as supervised by the teacher or senior person responsible.

Working Hours: The required working hours will be 30-40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, between the hours of 8am to 5pm. Specific shifts will be negotiated with the school.

Wages: £148.00 per week, based on a 40 hour week. Any overtime above the 40 hours per week, will be paid at the appropriate national minimum wage depending on age.

Holiday: 28 days holiday entitlement (including bank holidays) will be paid each year, during the course of your apprenticeship.

Contact Details: If you have any queries please contact us on either this email address apprenticeships@skillsgroupuk.com or call us on 01752 332442.

Leigham Primary School is a community school that welcomes the involvement of parents and friends in its activities.We aim to provide pupils with a safe, caring environment in which they can learn and develop purposefully. Our aim is for them to grow into independent, caring, thinking people. This can only be achieved when family and school work together in partnership.

This employer is very keen to progress all staff members through the bespoke training opportunities they offer and can host superb professional development opportunities within the education sector.

Skills Required

Compliance with all school policies and a commitment to Safeguarding will be an essential requirement of this role. Experience of working within an educational context would be advantageous, however a determination to support young people is more important.

The ability to motivate and inspire young people is additionally of the utmost importance and will be achieved through good verbal, non-verbal and written communication skills.

Personal Qualities

A caring and motivated individual is required to create an inclusive learning environment. The successful applicant will need to be organised, flexible, a good team player and hard working.

Prior Qualifications

A*-C (9-4) Math and English GCSE is essential.

The Apprenticeship in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools includes:

◾Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
◾Functional Skills in English (Level 2), Maths (Level 2) and ICT (Level 1)

Mandatory

◾Child and young person development
◾Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
◾Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults
◾Equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people
◾Schools as organisations
◾Help improve own and team practice in schools
◾Maintain and support relationships with children and young people
◾Support children and young people’s health and safety
◾Support children and young people’s positive behaviour
◾Support learning activities




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