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St Aidans - Teaching Assistant Apprentice

Employer
Welsh Government
Location
St Aidans Wiston Haverfordwest Pembrokeshire SA62 4PS
Salary
144.30 per week
Closing date
19 Aug 2022

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Specialism
Other
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Advanced
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Undisclosed
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Job Details

About the apprenticeship

Duties

The aim is to help young people enjoy their school life educational journey that is healthy, safe and successful through sports and physical activity participation.
Working in a successful primary school and acting as a great role model for our young people.
You will organise and run safe and enjoyable activities at lunchtime, support teachers delivering all curriculum areas including PE and support after-school activities such as an enrichment programme and other school well-being initiatives, including sport.
We are looking for a Sports Coaching Apprentice to become part of the team in our friendly, successful primary school.
We want someone who:
• Will be a great role model for our children.
• Can organise and run safe and enjoyable activities at playtimes and lunchtimes.
• Will be able to support our teachers while they deliver all curriculum activities.
• Can organise and run sports and fitness sessions after school for children of all ages.
• You will be expected to organise and lead playground activities for infant and junior-aged children during break and lunchtimes, making sure that pupils are safe, happy and enjoying developing new skills.

Undertake a recognised/relevant qualification such as City and Guilds 1st 4Sport NVQ Level 3 PE & School Sport apprenticeship course. Three hours per week will be allocated in school time to support the completion of any module work towards their apprenticeship course.

Additional information

• Undertake a recognised/relevant qualification such as City and Guilds 1st 4Sport NVQ Level 3 PE & School Sport apprenticeship course.
• Should be able to demonstrate a reasonable standard of education with proficiency in literacy and numeracy to a GCSE C grade level in English and Maths or above.
• An ability to relate well to both children and adults.
• An eagerness to learn more about becoming a Teaching Assistant
• A passion for working with children
• Possess relevant qualities including patience and communication
• Ability to always show professionalism
• Ability to listen and learn from more experienced staff.
• The ability to always conduct themselves in a professional manner

Requirements

Skills

• Evidence of working constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within these.
• The ability to speak Welsh is desirable.
• Any previous experience working with children
• Any previous experience with special educational needs (SEN)
• Strong English & Mathematics
• Communicational skills relevant to both children and adults
• Competent skills in numeracy, literacy, and ICT
• Ability to self-manage and organise own time
• Personal qualities
• Reliable
• Smart appearance
• Professional attitude
• A level of maturity with working in a school environment will be required
• Ambitious and hard working
• Desire to be a positive role model to young people

Qualifications

GCSE English - C
GCSE Math - C
Or equivalent (Desirable)

Language

Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Training provider:
Achieve More Training Ltd

Training provider course:
Level 2 or 3 NVQ Supporting, Teaching and Learning

About the employer

St Aidans
Wiston
Haverfordwest
Pembrokeshire
SA62 4PS

Disability confident

Yes, we are part of the Disability Confident Scheme from the UK Department for Work and Pensions.

Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.

Interview arrangements

TBC

Company

Why an apprenticeship?

As an apprentice you will earn while you train. It’s a great career choice whether you are leaving school or college, returning to work after starting a family or looking for a new career. There’s a wide range of jobs on offer.  A job at the Welsh Government is unlike any other in Wales.

At the Welsh Government you’ll be given support and guidance so you can develop your skills in the workplace. You will also need to set aside time to study for your apprenticeship. You’ll be a valued member of the team from day one.

What apprenticeships are available?

We don’t currently have any apprenticeship opportunities open as we have now closed our scheme for 2019. If you’d like to keep updated on the vacancies that we’re advertising, you may want to visit our jobs board:  Welsh Government External Vacancies Board.

If you’d like to receive Job Alert e-mails that let you know when we’re advertising a role that suits your preferences, scroll to the bottom of the jobs board, and you’ll see the ‘Create Job Alert’ link.  Click this, and follow the on-screen instructions to set up your alerts.  You’ll need to log in or create an account as part of this process.

Who can apply?

To be eligible to apply you:

  • will be at least 16 years of age at the time of making your application
  • will not be in full-time education (you can apply while still attending school/college/university but will have finished or intend to finish your studies by the time your apprenticeship starts)
  • will need to meet the Civil Service Nationality requirements to apply.

ALS eligibility

Please note that ALS our training providers have their own eligibility in order to provide the funding required to undertake an apprenticeship. You may not be eligible to apply if:

  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in ICT, Software, Web and Telecoms or a similar subject
  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in Business Administration, Customer Service or a similar subject

What are the benefits?  

How much will I be paid?

You will earn £19,240 a year while training. When you pass your apprenticeship you can apply for a permanent job at the Welsh Government. Within 2 years of starting your apprenticeship you could be earning £22,500. 

You will get 31 days holidays as well as 10 public and privilege days. We offer flexible working arrangements to help you get the right work/life balance. You will also be eligible for membership of the Civil Service Pension Scheme

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