About the apprenticeship
To provide an effective, flexible and adaptable response to the individual needs of students
To provide one to one support to individual learners as necessary
To meet with individuals, listen to students, offer advice, support and monitor where necessary
To support the efficient running of the school's Restorative Room -the alternative to fixed term exclusion on a one to one or very small group basis as and when required.
To support the school in its restorative approaches to maintaining high levels of behaviour for learning.
To establish and maintain links with other relevant members of the school's wellbeing and achievement team.
To work closely with The School Inclusion Officer and Deputy Headteacher to familiarise yourself with the support systems within the school and external agencies.
To be involved in offering support to students about welfare issues which will include emotional issues and personal problems.
To be responsible for developing resources relating to student wellbeing and liaise with colleagues regarding their distribution.
£8 Per hour (For the first 12 months, then increased to national minimum age wage, for 4 months)
Experience and Job-Related Aptitudes
Experience in working with young people in an education setting
Understanding of Restorative Justice approaches and strategies
Experience in positive behaviour management approaches
Ability to engage and motivate learners
A genuine commitment to improving life chances for young people
Professional integrity and high expectations
Willingness to work hard and go the extra mile for young people
Warmth, sensitivity and a good sense of humour
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work with a wide range of people including parents, students, school staff and professionals outside of the school setting
Experience in Emotional Literacy strategies
An understanding of BESd support strategies
An understanding of ASD support strategies
Specific qualifications in the field of emotional literacy support or emotions coaching.
Appropriate knowledge of general first aid.
Basic understanding and use of technology i.e. computer, video, photocopier.
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 highly desirable.
Minimum A*-C GCSE (or equivalent) in English and Maths
Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No
Achieve More Training Ltd
Training provider course:
Supporting Teaching and Learning level 3
About the employer
Ysgol Bro Gwaun
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.