Job Title : Teaching Assistant Apprentice
Employer : St. Nicholas School
Location : Croydon, London, CR8 4DS
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship : Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools - Advanced Level Apprenticeship
Sector : Education
Vacancy Reference : VAC-00660
Brief Description : To work under the instruction/guidance of teaching/senior staff to undertake work/care/support programmes, to enable access to learning for pupils and to assist the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom
Qualifications Required : GCSE A-C in English and Maths or equivalent
Vacancy Detail : Core Duties
Carrying out the core duties of Teaching Assistant Special Schools level 1 and in addition:-
Supervising and providing particular support for pupils with special needs, ensuring their safety and access to learning activities.
Setting challenging and demanding expectations and promoting self-esteem and independence.
Providing feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement under guidance of the teacher.
Carrying out the additional duties of Teaching Assistant Special Schools level 1 and in addition:-
Understanding and supporting the physical needs of pupils. Depending on the specialism of the school this may include:- assisting individual pupils with mobility and independence training or feeding and drinking, in liaison with specialist advice & guidance provided by Speech Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists.
Assisting with the development and implementation of Individual Education/Behavior Plans and Personal Care programmes.
Establishing constructive relationships with pupils and interacting with them according to individual needs.
Carry out the core duties of Teaching Assistant Special Schools level 1 and in addition:-
Using strategies, in liaison with the teacher, to support pupils to achieve learning goals.
Assisting with the planning of learning activities.
Monitoring pupils’ responses to learning activities and accurately recording achievement/progress as directed.
Providing detailed and regular feedback to teachers on pupils’ achievement, progress, problems etc.
Promoting good pupil behaviour, dealing promptly with conflict and incidents in line with established policy and encouraging pupils to take responsibility for their own behaviour.
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 32.5 hours per week ; 8;30 am - 3:30pm
Salary : £160.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 11/05/2020
Possible Start Date : 22/05/2020
Skills Required : Good numeracy/literacy skills.
Good knowledge of using specialist ICT resources / programmes to ensure pupil access
Use of other equipment technology – video, photocopier
Ability to relate well to children and adults.
Work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within these.
Be able to react constructively to challenging situations involving the care and management of individual children.
Future Prospects : possibility of full- time employment after successful completion of your apprenticeship
Training to be Provided : This qualification is made up of:
• Level 2 Certificate in Support Teaching and Learning in Schools
• Functional Skills in English at Level 1
• Functional Skills in Mathematics at Level 1
• Functional Skills in ICT at Level 1
• Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
• Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)
Things to consider : please attach an updated version of your CV and Cover letter explaining why you are interested in this apprenticeship role
Please be aware that due to current circumstances , there will be a delay in the apprenticeship application process , This is because we will no longer be conducting initial assessments at the College until further notice.
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