Longhill High School are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and hardworking Teaching Assistant apprentice to join the Learning Support team at the School. The role will be for 37 hours term time only contract. In the role 30 hours of your time will be working directly supporting the students at Longhill High School. This will allow you to learn and practice the skills you will gained from the remaining 6/7 hours of training you will receive from your apprenticeship provider, mentor and developing evidence for your assessment
On completion of the Apprenticeship , apprentices are awarded a Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning
The apprenticeship programme will offer you the chance to develop your skills and get ahead in your career. This role is ideal for those who genuinely have a passion for helping children, particularly with learning difficulties. Candidates who are appointed will receive full support and training from colleagues and teachers and the training provider.
The apprentice will be allocated a mentor at the school who will work with the provider to ensure that all learning opportunities are utilised. Regular reviews and training sessions will take place throughout the apprenticeship to ensure that learning is happening and on track.
The apprentice will follow the Teaching Assistant Level 3 standard and will be supported by the East Sussex College Group.
Closing date for applications: Midday Monday 11th July 2022
Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview in the week commencing 18th July 2022
The apprenticeship salary £17,710 pro rota (actual salary £16,058 36 hrs term time only)
About the role
The Teaching Assistant Apprentice will work with SENCO team to support pupils some with educational needs and emotional vulnerabilities. The primary role of the Teaching Assistant is to support the class teacher to enhance pupils’ learning either in groups or individually, ensuring pupils understand the work set, know their learning objectives and stay on task in order to make progress. Promoting self-belief, social inclusion and a high self-esteem play an integral part to pupils’ well-being; ensuring pupils thrive in a positive, nurturing, safe environment. It is an active role supporting the learner to access the curriculum. They are good role models, act with honesty and integrity, take part in team meetings; contribute to planning and class activities. Promoting Fundamental British Values through spiritual, moral, social and cultural development and positive behaviors’ are crucial in contributing to improved pupil progress and development.
Pupils Learning and Development
- Learn to understand the need to provide feedback to support and facilitate an appropriate level of independence.
- Learn to understand appropriate levels of learning resources to identify and help address weaknesses, consolidate strengths and develop individualised expectations.
- Lean to recognise child development and the transition between key stages.
- Learn to recognise the use of technology to support learning.
- Learn to understanding how pupils learn and develop
Enquiries and How to Apply
To apply for this role please visit the school website http://www.longhill.org.uk/about-us/vacancies/
If you would like to discuss the role or arrange a visit to the school, please contact the Headteacher’s PA email@example.com
Please return your application by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org or by post for the attention of the Headteacher’s PA, Longhill High School, Falmer Road, Rottingdean, Brighton BN2 7FR
Please apply using the support staff application form and answer the branching questions within the job pack in section 5 of the application form.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
In order to apply for an apprenticeship, you must have been ordinarily resident in the UK for at least the previous three years on the first day of the apprenticeship (or this includes EEA for UK or EEA Nationals with pre-settled or Settled Status) or have some other residency eligibility status. Please see Annex A of the latest employer funding rules: Apprenticeship funding rules - GOV.UK for a full list of residency categories and locations
If you are resident through a visa, leave to remain or other means please confirm type and that any expiry date covers the duration of the apprenticeship once it is due to start. Those on a student visa or non-UK/non EEA nationals who have been here in the last three years for other educational purposes may not be eligible. For further information regarding apprenticeship eligibility please see Annex A of the latest employer funding rules: Apprenticeship funding rules - GOV.UK.
Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.
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