Teaching Assistant Apprentice (VAC1000239041)

Posted 3 weeks ago

Brief Overview of the Role

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Apprentice to work for Bridgtown Primary School within a busy school environment. To work under the direct instruction of teaching staff, usually in the classroom with the teacher. Provide specific support to the teacher in the care of pupils and management of the classroom.

Duties to Include

  • Supporting the pupils by providing pastoral support within the school environment.
  • Assist children in matters of personal needs and their general health including first aid and welfare matters.
  • Provide structured support in accordance with specific work programmes designed and supervised by individual teacher.
  • To contribute to raising standards by ensuring high expectations are promoted for pupils.
  • Provide general support to pupils ensuring their safety.
  • Accompanying teaching staff and pupil on visits and trips out of school.
  • Supporting the teacher by providing structured support in accordance with specific work programmes designed and supervised by individual teachers.
  • Support the teacher in the development and implantation of individual education/behaviour plans.
  • Assist the teacher with the planning of learning activities.
  • Provide detailed and regular feedback to teachers and pupils achievement, progress, and problems.
  • Supporting the curriculum.
  • Supporting the school by promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children you are responsible for.
  • Ensuring all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop.

The training you will be getting

  • Teaching Assistant Level 3
  • Functional Skills, if required

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Desired Qualifications

  • GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 and above) desirable
  • GCSE or equivalent Math’s (Grade 4 and above) desirable

Working Hours and Wage

Monday to Friday 8.45am-3.15pm. This includes 30 minutes of unpaid lunch

Future Prospects

To be decided upon completion of apprenticeship.

Potential employment within the sector.

About the Company:

At Bridgtown we acknowledge the uniqueness of all children, their ability to be creative and challenged, to celebrate their diversity, interests, cultures, and talents. We have high expectations and challenge them to be confident, happy and reach their full potential. We aim to provide a secure, happy and welcoming learning environment that is inclusive of all pupils. We encourage children and their parents to take part, to be active, to take responsibility and contribute to the school community and work in partnership with us to help the children to achieve their goals. We believe in doing our best and having the courage to take risks and celebrate our success which will enable us to become successful and confident learners. We seek to meet our aims with a “Bridgtown Smile”. This reflects our positive attitude to life, learning and relationships and is an important part of the ethos of the school. We see our school reflecting a society where the individuals, whatever their age or status act responsibly towards each other, praise each other, care for each other and act with a high degree of individual responsibility. We see our school as an inclusive community in which all members are valued.

Job Features

Job CategoryEducation
Job IndustryEducation
Salary/Rate:£8,236.80 per annum
Contract Length:18 Months
Start Date:May 2024
Job Reference:VAC1000239041
Apprenticeship Standard:Level 3
Training Provider:PTP Training Limited

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