About the apprenticeship
We wish to appoint a Learning Support Assistant apprentice to join our committed team to commence at the start of the Spring term.
The successful applicant will be committed to ensuring the school provides the very best opportunities and support for all pupils and to their own development.
Working under the direction of the Classroom Teacher or senior staff, you will provide support as a member of a team for pupils in Nursery and Reception years. This will take the form of assisting the class teacher in class / group / individual lessons. You will be expected to assist in the preparation of materials and displays, clear away resources and contribute to the delivery of individual and group under the direction of the class teacher.
As a teaching assistant you would support teachers and help children with their educational and social development, both in and out of the classroom.
Job roles will include:
· Working within a primary school full-time as a Teaching Assistant
· Support learners with their Welsh language and literacy skills
· Supporting pupils with additional learning needs (ALN)
· Supporting pupils with their numeracy
· Supporting pupils with their literacy
· Supporting pupils with their ICT skills
· Be involved in displays and preparing resources
· Helping children who need extra support to complete tasks
· Understand the safeguarding and behavior policy and their role within these policies
· Promote the Welsh culture
A passion for learning and wellbeing
An empathy with children
Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
· 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 show professionalism at all times
· Ability to listen and learn from more experienced staff
Any previous experience working with children
Any previous experience with additional learning needs (ALN)
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
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
gcse or equivalent
Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No
Achieve More Training Ltd
Training provider course:
Supporting Teaching and Learning
About the employer
Spittal Church In Wales VC School
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.