Teaching Assistant Apprentice

  • Company: Wootton Academy Trust
  • Location: Wootton, MK43 9HT
  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Salary: Between £9,472.32 and £18,693.48 per year
  • Sector: Education and Training
  • Ref: VAC-12752
  • Application Deadline Date: 09/07/2023
  • Start Date: 04/09/2023
  • Positions Available: 2
  • Working Week: Monday- 8:15am-4:15pm, Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday 8:15am- 3:35pm and Friday 8:15am- 3:15pm

Brief Description

Do you have a passion for working with kids? Do you want to make a difference to their day to day lives? Are you kind and caring? Apply now!

Qualifications Required

To be considered for this role you will ideally need to have GCSE grades 9-3 (A*- D) in English and maths or the ability to work towards Level 2 Functional Skills during the programme.

If you don't meet the entry requirements for this vacancy but are still interested in an apprenticeship, please contact our dedicated Apprenticeship Recruitment Team who can discuss this with you further - apprenticeships@bedford.ac.uk or 01234 291375

Personal Qualities

Willingness to undertake appropriate further training, including acquiring First Aid Qualification.

Skills Required

Ability to work well with others.
Ability to use own initiative
Ability to use IT in a classroom setting
Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times

Training to be Provided

You will gain the following qualifications:
• Level 3 Teaching Assistant
• Functional Skills in English and maths (if required)

During this apprenticeship you will study a range of topics, including:

• Understanding how pupils learn, working with teachers,
• Working with teachers to understand and support assessment for learning,
• Developing strategies for support
• Communication and team work
• Use of technology
• Adding value to education
• Promoting Equality and Diversity and inclusion.

Future Prospects

On successful completion of the apprenticeship, there is the potential to move into full time employment as a Teaching Assistant.

Vacancy Detail

Wootton Upper School and Arts College is an academy operated by Wootton Academy Trust. It is one of the top performing schools in Bedfordshire with a reputation for high standards, in both the curriculum and the breadth of the extra-curricular opportunities available to all our students, as evidenced in the recent Ofsted Report on the school. It teaches years 9–11 in compulsory education and years 12–13 in compulsory education at Kimberley College.

The main part of the role will be to work in partnership with teachers to support learning in line with the national curriculum and provide support to students in a particular curriculum area and support students with varying degrees of learning, behavioural, communication, social, sensory or physical difficulties. Part of your role will include establishing positive relationships with supported students, assisting with the planning of necessary learning activities and supporting the teaching of literacy, numeracy or other specific curriculum areas. In addition, you will liaise and provide feedback to parents, teachers and outside professionals. supervise students during break-times, attend relevant meetings and school events such as open evenings and assist with escorting students on educational visits.

Other Information

*Candidates need to be 18 years old and over to apply*

The role is term time only term but you will need to attend training days and one additional week in the half term.

Candidates must attend an initial interview with a member of the Bedford College Apprenticeship Recruitment Team. 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.

Only candidates who have fully completed the application will be considered. Please be aware that the closing date is subject to change without prior notice.

This apprenticeship has expired