Teaching Assistant Apprentice St Peter's R C High School

St Peter's R C High School · Competitive · Manchester
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St Peters RC High School are looking to recruit an apprentice; to work with teaching staff to provide support to specified pupils, particularly those defined as barrier free and those on the SEND register. You will work towards a Level 3 Teaching Assistant apprenticeship standard.

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


Wages explained

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training thats part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

Monday to Friday with 13 weeks school holidays; shifts to be confirmed.

Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

21 months

  • Possible start date

08 Nov 2021

  • Date posted


  • Apprenticeship level


Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

2 available

Duties include:

  • To work with teaching staff to provide support to specified pupils, particularly those defined as barrier free and those on the SEND register
  • To be responsible for any necessary documentation relating to individual pupils
  • To liaise with teaching staff to help young people reach their targets
  • Have responsibility for personal and pastoral support for pupils developing good attitudes
  • To develop a good, positive relationships with young people in order to remove barriers to learning and to encourage progress
  • Help teachers prepare lesson materials and equipment
  • Get the classroom ready for lessons and clear away afterwards
  • Work with groups and individual pupils to make sure they understand their work and stay focussed
  • Supervise group activities, including outings and sports events
  • Provide a safe and healthy environment and follow safeguarding procedures
  • Help teachers manage class behaviour
  • Look after children who are upset or unwell
  • Lead classes with help from the teacher
  • Good timekeeping skills
  • Excellent verbal communication skills for motivating children to learn
  • Active listening skills to understand the childrens needs

Personal qualities

  • Reliable
  • Personable
  • Positive
  • Sensitivity and understanding for building good relationships with children
  • To have recent experience of professional development and self-awareness of professional needs
  • Patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations
  • To be flexible and open to change for working on different activities
  • To enjoy working with other people
  • The ability to teach pupils how to do something
  • The ability to create the best conditions for learning or teaching new things
  • To be able to carry out basic tasks on a computer or hand-held device

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

Full-time position considered for the right candidate based upon successful completion of the apprenticeship process and based on school finances at the time.

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