Teaching Assistant with PE Specialism

Gillingham, Kent
17 May 2019
13 Jun 2019
Start Date

Welcome to the successful, innovative Brompton Academy; an energetic, forward thinking and oversubscribed learning community for students aged 11 – 19.

At Brompton Academy, learning is dynamic, intensive, motivating and fun. Learning is not confined to the classroom but is accessible all day, every day, transforming and changing the perceptions of young people and their lives through the availability of up to date knowledge of the world in which they live. When you arrive at Brompton Academy you will be inspired and enthused to push the boundaries of learning, to engage, to participate and to belong.

Vacancy Description 
We are looking for an inspiring apprentice to provide general support to our students across both of the trusts schools (primarily working at Brompton Academy, but must be willing to travel to Chatham Grammar for girls) by meeting their social and learning needs and assisting staff in delivering the curriculum with a focus on PE.

Supporting the Students

To supervise and support students in Core PE and extra-curricular activities 
To work with students both in and out of the classroom, individually or in small groups. 
To support the departments schools ongoing commitment for extra-curricular sporting opportunities for all children. 
To support Secondary School games competitions and fixtures.
Supporting the Curriculum

To develop knowledge of literacy, numeracy and ICT. To develop a broad knowledge of additional education needs and how teaching methods can be adapted to meet these needs. To develop and adapt resources to support the curriculum To ensure the needs are met and that sport is accessible to all Support the team and their vision on sport

Supporting the Teacher

To assist the class teacher and other professionals in the delivery of the curriculum 
To undertake the additional task e.g. displays, photocopying etc 
To contribute to the maintenance of the student’s records 
To provide relevant feedback about the students to the teacher 
To run breakfast clubs and after school sports clubs 
To prepare the classroom equipment, work, resources and tidy as appropriate 
To actively support behaviour strategies put in place by the teacher 
Support secondary school games competitions and organising teams 
Work with admin team and organise trips and fixtures

Supporting the School

To attend the relevant in-service training 
To liaise and consult with other members of the team 
To be aware of school procedures, behaviour, especially those in relation to Health & safety and Child protection 
To maintain confidentiality 
To maintain links between home and school 
Actively support the school’s behaviour policy 
To assist in the organisation and planning of sports events within the school and attend sporting events at other venues with school teams

£199.88 per week, pro rata (based on £6.15 per hour, for 32.5hours per week). Term time only.

Working 8:30am to 3:30pm, Monday to Friday. Term time only.

Skills Required
Excellent Communicator 
Good ICT Skills

Personal Qualities 
A keen interest in working within a school/learning environment 
Able to work on own initiative or as part of a team 
Interest in Sport

Qualifications Required
A minimum of 5 GCSE A*-C (5-9) including English and Maths.

Training Provided
On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Standard – consisting of the Intermediate NVQ Level, Technical Certificate and Functional Skills if appropriate.

Regular work based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training & Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards.

Important Information
The employer has asked that you do not contact them direct. Doing so could jeopardise your application. You will be responsible for your travel expenses to and from your place of work. Therefore, you must have the means to get to your place of work on a daily basis whilst waiting for your first wages to be paid.

KT&A: Kent Training & Apprenticeships are part of Kent County Council and are a leading training organisation with nearly 30 years successful experience. KT&A specialise in high quality work-based training, delivered by qualified staff with personal experience of working in the skill area they teach.

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