Learning Support Assistant Apprentice

Hadleigh Primary School · Up to £20k · Hadleigh
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The Apprentice will work in Years 3 & 4, Lower key Stage 2 (LKS2).

We have a wealth of experience in our LKS2 phase. Both year groups have 3 teachers, a Learning Support Assistant and 1:1 support for pupils with additional needs.

Your main responsibilities will be to:

  • Support the team members
  • Work independently whilst further developing your knowledge and skills
  • Support learning activities and help in children's development
  • Help with the care and support
  • Contribute to health and well-being
  • Be an effective model for behaviour
  • Assist with classroom resources & lesson preparation
  • Apprenticeships are not just for young people, maybe you fancy a career change - do contact the school to chat about this opportunity.

    Expected duration 24 months

    Possible start date 02 Sep 2020

    Apprenticeship level Advanced Level 3 (A level)

    Requirements and prospects

    Desired skills

  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
  • An awareness of inclusive practice
  • Time management skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Inter-personal skills
  • Able to interact with children
  • ICT skills
  • Personal qualities

  • Commitment to working collaboratively within a team
  • Commitment to equal opportunities
  • Sociable, patient and caring
  • Willingness to learn
  • Flexible attitude
  • Enjoys the company of young children
  • Positive attitude
  • Motivated to gain the maximum from this Apprenticeship
  • Sense of humour
  • Desired qualifications

  • GCSE maths, English and IT at Grade C or 4 or above (or equivalent) is essential
  • Completion of a relevant Level 2/3 apprenticeship/qualification is desirable but not essential
  • Future prospects

    This is a great opportunity for the right applicant to join our school and start their educational career. Whilst we cannot guarantee a job at HCPS at the end of it, successful completion of this apprenticeship would put you in a great position to be considered for a permanent post. If not with us, other future roles could be:

    Higher level teaching Assistant

    Further or higher education

    Or you could go onto teacher training - it's all up to you

    Things to consider

    This will be a varied, busy role, learning and working alongside our experienced LSAs. You must want to work with children. When timetabled for Wrap around Care provision, start time would be 7:30 a.m. and finish time of 6 p.m. You would not be expected to work from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on any day. How the timetable might work would be discussed at interview.

    40 weeks per year - school term time plus extra training days and Professional Development Days

    There may be an opportunity to work in the holidays to assist with holiday clubs

    ½ day release during the week to assist with your apprenticeship course work plus time during holiday periods

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