Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship - Energy Coast UTC, Workington
About the role
The primary role of the teaching assistant is to support the class teacher to enhance pupils’ learning either in groups or individually, ensuring pupils understand the work set, know their learning objectives and stay on task in order to make progress.
Promoting self-belief, social inclusion and a high self-esteem play an integral part to pupils’ wellbeing, ensuring pupils thrive in a positive, nurturing, safe environment.
It’s an active role supporting the learner to access the curriculum.
They are good role models, act with honesty and integrity, take part in team meetings and contribute to planning and class activities.
Promoting fundamental British values through spiritual, moral, social and cultural development and positive behaviours are crucial in contributing to improved pupil progress and development.
This application is for candidates aged 18 or over only.
What apprentices need to learn
At least 20 per cent of an apprentice’s normal working hours must be off-the-job training, defined as activities directly relevant to the apprenticeship standard which teach new knowledge, skills and behaviours and, if English or maths, are above Level 2.
For a full-time apprentice, this is capped at six hours a week over the planned duration of the apprenticeship.