Teaching Assistant Apprentice

An exciting opportunity have arisen to join the team in Mansfield as a Teaching Assistant Apprentice

Employer Langwith Bassett Junior Academy
Apprenticeship Teaching Assistant Level 2
Weekly working hours 8:30 - 3:30 Monday to Friday - 30 hours per week - Term time only
Salary £4.50 per hour
Closing Date 1 September, 2019 at 17:00
Other details Formal interviews will take place on 6th September. Please note due to the timescales there is no flexibility on the date for the interviews. Due to the nature of the role, all applicants must be able to evidence they have achieved A*-C or 9-4 in English and maths.
  • Description
  • About the employer

  • You will be working under the direction and instruction of appropriate staff to support access to learning for pupils by assisting the Teacher in the whole planning cycle including the management and preparation of resources, implementing agreed work programmes with individuals / groups both within and out of the classroom, and to provide general support in the management of pupils in the classroom. The post-holder may also supervise whole classes during the short-term absence of Teachers, when the primary focus will be to maintain good order and to keep pupils on task.

    1. Support for pupils

    o To assist with the development and implementation of individual Education / Behaviour / Support / Mentoring Plans.

    o To promote good pupil behaviour, dealing promptly with conflict and incidents in line with school policy and encouraging students to take responsibility for their own behaviour. Attend to the pupils’ personal needs and implement related personal programmes including social, health, physical, first aid and welfare matters.

    o Supervise and support pupils, ensuring their safety and access to learning, including pupils on visits, trips and out of school activities as required.

    o Establish good relationships with pupils, providing relevant pastoral support, and acting as a role model and responding appropriately to individual needs.

    o Encourage pupils to interact and work cooperatively with others and to engage in all activities

    o Support pupils consistently whilst recognising and responding to their individual needs; promoting independence and employing strategies to recognise and reward.

    o Receive and supervise pupils excluded from or otherwise not working to a normal timetable.

    o Provide appropriate feedback to pupils relating to their progress and achievement.

    2. Support for the Teacher

    o To promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils within the classroom.

    o To work with the teacher in lesson planning, evaluating and adjusting lesson/work plans as appropriate.

    o To work with the Teacher to establish an appropriate learning environment, which would include the development and implementation of appropriate behaviour management strategies.

    o To provide objective and accurate feedback and reports, as required, to the teacher, on pupil achievements, progress and other matters.

    o Support the Teacher in managing pupil behaviour.

    o To monitor and evaluate pupil responses to learning activities through observation and planned recording of achievements against predetermined learning activities.

    o To be responsible for student record keeping and provide objective and accurate feedback and reports, as required, to the teacher, on pupil achievements, progress, problems and other matters.

    o To undertake marking of pupils’ work and accurately record achievement/progress.

    o To liaise sensitively and effectively with parents/carers gathering and reporting information as agreed with the teacher within your role and responsibility and to participate in feedback sessions/meetings with parents/carers.

    o To liaise with contributory and other relevant schools or bodies to gather pupil information

    o Prepare the classroom, as required, for lessons and clear afterwards and assist with the display of student’s work. 3. Support for the Curriculum

    o Support pupils to understand instructions and assist them in accessing learning activities through specialist support.

    o Support pupils in respect of local and national learning strategies, eg literacy, numeracy, KS2, etc. as directed by the Teacher.

    4. Support for the Academy

    o Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relation to Child Protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person in accordance with the policy.

    o Be aware of and support difference and ensure all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop.

    Formal interviews will take place on the 6th Septemeber at Temple Normanton Junior Academy, times to be confirmed. The interview process will comprise of an in-tray exercise, a classroom activity and a formal interview.

    Please note due to the timescales there is no flexibility on the date for the interviews, so shortlisted applicants must be available on that day.

    By applying for this vacancy, you have given your consent to share your information with the employer on this advert.

    Due to the high number of applications we receive, if we have not replied within 7 working days, please assume you have been unsuccessful.

    Apprenticeships give you fantastic experience in the working world and show employers that you can ‘hit the ground running’. Hands-on training gives you a real chance to put your skills into practice and helps you to gain more confidence in a working environment.

  • Langwith Bassett Junior Academy

    At Langwith Bassett Community Primary School we aim to provide teaching and learning which reflects all children's learning styles. We pride ourselves on providing a creative, wide and varied curriculum for all our children where achievement (in all its forms) is celebrated. Together we will: foster self esteem, enjoyment and happiness, in a stimulating, safe, secure environment make the most of opportunities to engage in inspiring learning be united as a team in our warm and welcoming community nurture enterprising, resilient children, who grow into independent citizens, making a positive contribution to society celebrate diversity and treat others with tolerance and mutual respect aspire to excellence and be determined to be successful in all that we do At Langwith Bassett Community Primary School we know that Literacy and Numeracy are fundamental life skills. Our school curriculum is balanced, broadly based and relevant to all the needs of all our children. Our curriculum embodies the requirements of the national curriculum and prepares all our children for their next steps in learning and the challenge of life in modern Britain.

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