Teaching Assistant Apprentice

Location
Ashford, Kent
Salary
£3.50 per hour (increasing on 01/04 to £3.70 per hour)
Posted
13 Apr 2018
Closes
11 May 2018
Ref
KT&A1863
Job Level
Apprentice
Contract Type
Apprenticeship
Hours
Full Time

Employer Description

We are an primary academy (Years 3 – 6),  part of the Diocese of Canterbury Academies Trust.

www.kenningtonacademy.co.uk

Description of Vacancy

To work within a class environment to support learning activities as directed by the class teacher.

Good level of English and maths as role modelling is a key skill needed in the role of supporting children in their learning.

Ability to make learning fun but with the understanding of the importance that all children need to make progress and achieve appropriate levels of attainment.

Hours

Term time + 1 weeks = 39 weeks

Monday – Friday 8.30 am – 4 pm (30 minute lunch break) = 35 hours pw

Responsibilities

To work within a class environment to support learning activities as directed by the class teacher, this can include teaching the children to read, preparing the materials for the teacher, helping support class behaviour and giving the children extra support when needed.

Skills Required

Good level of English and maths as role modelling is a key skill needed in the role of supporting children in their learning.

Ability to make learning fun but with the understanding of the importance that all children need to make progress and achieve appropriate levels of attainment.

Personal Qualities

Commitment, willingness to learn, sense of humour, passion to help children to get the best possible experiences whilst at school

Qualifications Required

A* - C GCSE grades in English and Maths

Training Provided

On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Framework - consisting of the Intermediate NVQ Level, Technical Certificate and Functional Skills if appropriate.

Regular work based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training & Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards

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