Teaching Assistant Apprentice

Here at St Joseph's RC Primary School, we are looking to recruit an apprentice to join our busy team! We are looking for someone who is passionate about starting their career as a Teaching Assistant. If you feel this is the role for you, please apply now.

St. Joseph's RC Primary School - Employer

We are a thriving and happy Catholic school, providing a broad and balanced curriculum. We take a holistic approach to education; focusing on developing the whole child with Christ at the centre of all we do. Catholic education is the 'core of the curriculum' (Saint Pope John Paul II) and the foundation of the whole educational process. At St Joseph’s we ensure that every child enjoys and achieves, whilst developing the confidence to be independent learners who know how to make informed decisions about the choices they make in life. We are committed to the partnership of home, school and Parish and through all parties working together our children will be sure of success. Through this joint commitment we welcome new members to our school to grow and work in the love of Christ as we live out our mission statement ‘Treat others as you wish to be treated’.

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102059
£117.00
30.00
Herefordshire
26/06/2019
Closed
Childcare
St. Joseph's RC Primary School
Full-Time

04/09/2019

13 months

Interserve Learning & Employment

Detailed Job Description

Your main duties will include:

Support pupils:

  • Supervise and provide particular support for pupils, ensuring their safety and access to learning activities
  • Assist with the development and implementation of Individual Education/Behaviour Plans and Personal Care programmes
  • Establish constructive relationships with pupils and interact with them according to individual needs
  • Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils
  • Encourage pupils to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher
  • Set challenging and demanding expectations and promote self-esteem and independence
  • Provide feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement under guidance of the teacher

Support the teacher:

  • Create and maintain a purposeful, orderly and supportive environment, in accordance with lesson plans and assist with the display of pupils’ work
  • Use strategies, in liaison with the teacher, to support pupils to achieve learning goals
  • Assist with the planning of learning activities
  • Monitor pupils’ responses to learning activities and accurately record achievement/progress as directed
  • Provide detailed and regular feedback to teachers on pupils achievement, progress, problems etc.
  • Promote good pupil behaviour, dealing promptly with conflict and incidents in line with established policy and encourage pupils to take responsibility for their own behaviour
  • Establish constructive relationships with parents/carers
  • Administer routine tests and invigilate exams and undertake routine marking of pupils’ work
  • Provide clerical/admin. support e.g. photocopying, typing, filing, money, administer coursework etc.

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

  • No formal qualifications are required for this role, although 3 – 9 A/D grade GCSE’s in maths and English (or equivalents) would be a distinct advantage

Skills required

  • Ability to use your own initiative
  • Basic knowledge of safeguarding and health and safety
  • Time keeping skills
  • Communication skills
  • Listening skills

Personal Qualities

  • Passionate about a career in chosen sector
  • Keen to learn and develop
  • Enthusiastic
  • Caring
  • Mature attitude
  • Professional demeanour
  • Empathetic

What does a typical placement look like

  • Ability to use your own initiative
  • Basic knowledge of safeguarding and health and safety
  • Time keeping skills
  • Communication skills
  • Listening skills

What you should wear

  • No formal qualifications are required for this role, although 3 – 9 A/D grade GCSE’s in maths and English (or equivalents) would be a distinct advantage

Future prospects

Upon completion of the apprenticeship programme you may be offered the opportunity to progress within the company.

This could include;

  • The opportunity of a permanent position within the business
  • The opportunity to progress on to a higher apprenticeship programme with Interserve Learning and Employment

Additional Information

Training provided

Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer. St Joseph's RC Primary School will provide you with all of the on-the-job training you need to up-skill in your role, and your 20% off-the-job learning will be incorporated as part of your working day

If successful, you will complete:

  • Intermediate Children and Young People's Workforce Apprenticeship Programme
  • Functional skills if required

Delivered through St Joseph's RC Primary School's dedicated training provider, Interserve Learning & Employment.

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Interserve Learning & Employment is a leading UK training provider for apprenticeships and traineeships.

For more information about this vacancy please contact Interserve Learning & Employment on 0333 444 3973 or email: hayley.potter@interserve.com (Ref ID:102059)