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Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Vacancy in Peterborough

Monday 13 July, 2020

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

Your main duties in this role will be as follows.

Supporting the Pupil:

  • Under the direction of the Class Teacher, provide specialist learning support to individuals, small groups, or children with additional needs who would benefit from a different learning approach
  • Encourage and promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils
  • Assist with the development and implementation of IEPs
  • Liaise with specialist services on behalf of individual pupils, e.g. educational psychologists, speech therapists, by agreement with the class teacher
  • Provide feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement 

Supporting the Teacher:

  • Work with the Teacher in lesson planning, evaluating and adjusting lessons/work plans as appropriate
  • Monitor and evaluate pupils’ responses to learning activities through observation and planned recording of achievement against pre-determined learning objectives
  • Provide detailed and regular feedback to the teacher on pupil achievement, progress and other matters
  • Contribute to behaviour management within the school and take charge of situations to allow the teacher to continue to work with the rest of the class
  • Undertake support activities for the teacher as required 

Supporting the Curriculum:

  • Implement agreed learning activities/teaching programmes, adjusting activities according to pupil responses/needs
  • Implement local and national learning strategies e.g.  Literacy, numeracy, KS3, early years, and make effective use of opportunities provided by other learning activities to support the development of relevant skills
  • Provide additional tuition for children who need extra support with ICT
  • Help pupils to access learning activities through specialist support 

Supporting the School:

  • Be aware of, and comply with, policies and procedures, e.g. child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person
  • Supervise pupils on visits, trips and out-of-school activities as required
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with staff, parents, carers or relevant external agencies
  • Attend and participate in regular meetings as required
  • Recognise own strengths and areas of expertise and use them to advise and support others 

Qualification to be achieved: Teaching Assistant Standard Apprenticeship Level 3 (duration approximately 21 Months).
Desired Skills:
• Good level of literacy and numeracy
• Ability to use ICT effectively
• Strong communication skills
Personal Qualities:
• Patience
• Ability to act as a role model
• Ability to encourage others
• Ability to build and maintain successful relationships

Desired Qualifications: GCSE grades A–C/4–9 or equivalents in English and maths.

Working Week: 30 hours per week Monday to Friday 8.45am-3.30pm Term Time Only

Vacancy Reference: 1636658 - APPLY NOW

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