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Learning Support Assistant Apprenticeship Vacancy in Bedford

Thursday 18 June, 2020

You will be employed by SEAC (an approved Apprenticeship Training Agency) to complete a Level 3 Teaching Assistant Standard Apprenticeship on placement with a lovely school in Bedford.

Duties include:

  • To attend to the educational, personal and social needs of pupils and any other requirements depending on the pupil’s special needs and, wherever possible, make these part of the learning experience (this may include toileting, other hygiene needs, help with dressing and/or assisting with feeding if necessary)
  • To promote and support the inclusion of all pupils in the learning activities in which they are involved
  • To assist with preparation for school visits and the supervision of pupils on such visits, in liaison with the Educational Visits Coordinator
  • To assist in maintaining classroom discipline by working with individual and groups of pupils in developing expectations of acceptable personal and social behaviour and help make them part of the learning experience
  • To support the teaching of literacy, numeracy or other specific curriculum areas/specialisms as required and agreed with the Primary SENDCo

Desired Skills:

  • Care/Childcare experience an advantage
  • Strong literacy and numeracy skills
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Strong communicator

Personal Qualities:

  • A passion for helping young people to develop their understanding and experiences to reach their full potential
  • Ability to remain focused and effective under pressure
  • Enthusiasm for and enjoyment of being with young people
  • Ability to establish positive working relationships with pupils, parents and colleagues
  • Willingness to develop new skills, undertake further training and consider new approaches to supporting young people achieve their potential

Desired Qualifications:

3 GCSEs Grade A-C/4-9 or L2 equivalent including Maths & English 

Working Week:

30 hours per week Term Time Only. Monday to Friday, 8.45am-3.30pm.


Vacancy Reference: 1633039 - APPLY NOW

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