TA02: Apprentice Teaching Assistant at Ribble Autism School

The post holder will be required to support the Teacher and Teaching Assistants to enhance and facilitate the learner’s progress. Teaching Assistants support learners with Special Educational Needs by supervising, providing learning opportunities and assisting with reinforcing learner’s individual objectives.

Apprenticeship Information

Start Date 02/09/2024
Location No Location
Occupational Areas Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
Closing Date 17/05/2024
Wage £8.00 Hour
Working Week Monday - Friday 8.30-4.00pm
24 months
Apprenticeship Level 3

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  • Job Description

    Key focus on:

    • Safety
    • Working under direction of a teacher
    • Implementing safeguarding policies
    • Working with a team of Educational professionals
    • Creating a safe and stimulating work environment
    • Working within the policies and procedures of Aspris

    • To be part of the Aspris team and to develop your role in line with the guidance and support provided by the Company and your team members.
    • To complete the academic responsibilities of your apprenticeship and EPA (participate in internal and external led training).
    • Implement safeguarding policies and safe practices in line with legislation, policies and procedures including maintaining confidentiality.
    • Understand the specific needs of learners and promote positive behaviours consistently applying individual behaviour support plans.
    • To maintain effective record keeping including daily logs, incident reports, risk assessments and educational progress records.
    • To support all learners social, emotional, mental health and well-being and personal care in line with individual requirements and plans.
    • To support individual or small group teaching within clearly defined parameters in partnership with the teacher.
    • To contribute to the overall ethos and aims of the school and promote diversity, including, equality and acceptance of all learners in line with school policies, including by challenging stereotyped views, bullying or harassment.

    • All colleagues have a responsibility to protect and safeguard vulnerable individuals at risk (whether children or adults). Colleagues must be aware of local child and adult protection procedures and who to contact within the Local Authority Safeguarding team for further advice. All colleagues are required to attend safeguarding awareness training and to undertake additional training appropriate to their role.

    Working environment
    • Low potential to experience any aggressive behaviours.
    • Low potential need for physical intervention in line with duty of care expectation.

    Please note this is a term time only position.

  • Personal Qualities

    Ability to work as part of a team and use their own initiative.
    • Good communication skills.

  • Qualifications Required

    4 x GCSE A*-D / 9-3 which must include GCSE English and maths at A*-C / 9-4 or equivalent.

  • Future Prospects

    A career in teaching

  • What will the End Point Assessment (EPA) include

    Towards the final few months of the apprenticeship you will complete your End Point Assessment. This includes a practical observation with questions and answers. A professional discussion underpinned by portfolio. All assessment methods will be conducted and graded by an independent EPAO.

  • Things to Consider

    This is a term time only post, therefore the salary will be based on actual working weeks and not 52 weeks.

    In order to progress your application, we will require you to complete additional paperwork and complete a BKSB assessment. The information will be sent via email if you meet the entry requirements set by the employer and linked training provider for the vacancy. Please check your junk mail whilst the vacancy is open.
    Until we receive the above, we are unable to progress your application so please monitor your emails.

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