Apprentice Teaching Assistant

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Location
Aylesford, Kent
Salary
£3.90 per hour
Posted
24 Aug 2019
Closes
24 Sep 2019
Ref
KT&A2497
Specialism
Other
Sector
Unspecified
Start Date
Immediate
Duration
Undisclosed

Valley Invicta Primary School at Aylesford is a primary school of 330 children. The children from Year R to Year 3 are arranged in two single aged classes per year. There is one year 4 class, a year 4/5 class and a year 5 class. There is then one year 6 class. The school is very much a part of the local community.


DESCRIPTION OF VACANCY
The vacancy is for an apprentice Teaching Assistant to work in Reception, particularly with a child who is diabetic.

The role will involve working with small groups under the direction of the class teacher, observing and recording observations made during child initiated.

To administer blood checks and record appropriately. To ensure access to the appropriate medication/equipment/food.

To be aware of school policies and procedures and follow the school ethos 
To liaise with teaching and non-teaching staff with regard to preparation for and working within lessons 
To develop a knowledge of English, Maths and other curriculum areas To have up to date knowledge of ICT, including use of Word and other programmes and documents 
To identify personal in-service training needs and attend appropriate courses To attend relevant meetings and keep up to date with the day to day work of the school 
To respect the confidentiality of sensitive information divulged by staff, parents and pupils 
To be responsible for the safety of self, colleagues, pupils and visitors by ensuring that safe practices are followed, training attended and that anything deemed unsafe is immediately reported to the head teacher or, in her absence, a member of the SLT
Teacher Support

To support teachers in their delivery of the curriculum 
To assist teachers in observing and assessing pupils 
To provide regular feedback about children’s progress 
To liaise between pupil and teacher 
To assist the teacher in the implementation of pupil programmes where relevant 
To support groups of children and individuals in intervention strategies
Pupil Support

To establish a supportive and trusting relationship with pupils 
To be fully aware of the school’s Medical Conditions Policy 
To understand your duty of care to the pupils and to know what to do in an emergency 
To communicate with pupil’s parents as/when directed by the teacher To attend to pupil’s personal care 
To administer blood checks and record appropriately 
To be fully aware of the contents of the child’s Individual Health and Care Plan 
To work with the class teacher and SENCo to ensure that the Individual Healthcare Plan is kept up to date and all forms are completed correctly 
To attend and help prepare for Review Meetings 
To keep records up to date and organised 
To ensure that pupils have access to the appropriate medication/equipment/food during physical activity

WAGE
£3.90 per hour

HOURS
8.30-12.10
12.40 – 3.30pm
Lunch break is half an hour

SKILLS REQUIRED
Up to date knowledge of ICT An ability to build good working relationships with both pupils and adults. Good organisational skills. Flexibility and creativity. Enjoy working with children. Good literacy and numeracy skills. Ability to manage groups of pupils and deal with challenging behaviour

PERSONAL QUALITIES
Ability to work as part of a team Ability to communicate effectively Flexibility, Creativity, Passion and Energy

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
Grade C or higher in GCSE Maths and English or equivalent qualifications in these subjects

TRAINING PROVIDED
On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Framework – 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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