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Job Title : Teaching Assistant Apprentice
Employer : Woodland Middle School
Location : Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK45 1NP
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Sector : Education
Vacancy Reference : VAC-12006
Brief Description : Woodlands Academy are looking for a new Teaching Assistant Apprentice to join the school, working closely within the SEN team. The teaching assistant apprentice will be responsible for supporting students within the classroom.

 

Qualifications Required : You will need a minimum of three GCSEs at grades A*-C or 9-4,including English and maths.
Vacancy Detail : Woodlands Academy are looking for a new Teaching Assistant Apprentice to join the school, working closely within the SEN team. The teaching assistant apprentice will be responsible for supporting students within the classroom.

The Teaching Assistant Apprentice will be working closely under the instruction and guidance of teaching staff and school managers, to undertake educational activities and attend to the educational, personal and social needs of pupils in order to support their learning and development and to ensure their safety.

The new apprentice must create and maintain positive relationships with students, staff and parents at all times and be confident communicating with these individual.

The apprentice will help to assess and record student’s progress and achievements as well as sharing professional responsibility for the education and welfare of the pupils in Woodland School in accordance with the school's aims and objectives.

Ensure that they are always working towards the legislative requirements within the school and the agreed schemes of work and school policies, as confirmed by the Governing Body.

To continually encourage high personal standards from pupils in the areas of academic, behavioural and social development.
Positions Available : 1
Working Week : Monday to Friday 8:30-3.30
Salary : £117.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 15/12/2019
Possible Start Date : 13/01/2020
Personal Qualities : Calm, approachable, enthusiastic, empathetic, patient
Skills Required : The candidate needs to be both flexible and resilient, personable and adaptable and have the ability to use initiative. The candidate also needs to be a good communicator.
Future Prospects : Dependant on suitability and whether or not there is a vacancy for a TA, any apprentice who has been successful would be welcome to apply for positions within the school
Training to be Provided : During this apprenticeship you will study a range of topics, including:

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

You will gain the following qualifications:

Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate

Plus…

Employment Rights and Responsibilities
Equality & Diversity NCFE Level 2 Certificate
Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills
English, Maths and ICT qualifications if required.
Other Information : Salary to be discussed dependent on age and experience.

Candidates must attend an initial interview with a member of the Bedford College Apprenticeship Recruitment Team and complete an online Maths and English test which will be sent out prior to your initial interview if you meet the entry criteria. Please note this is part of the recruitment process and must be completed in order for your application to be progressed to the next stage.

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates
Things to consider : Candidates need to be able to get to both Flitwick and Bedford College either via public transport or own transport.
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