Support Teaching and Learning Apprenticeship

Cartmel Priory School
Cartmel, Grange-Over-Sands, LA11 7SA
£144.30 per week
09 Oct 2019
16 Oct 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
As a TA you'll support pupils across a range of abilities as well as undertaking duties that free up a teacher's time, such as preparing the classroom.

Your duties will depend on your experience, training and TA status. Generally, you'll need to:
  • Deliver tailored teaching activities to pupils on either a one-to-one basis or in small groups
  • Make sure that the pupils you support are able to engage in learning and stay on task during the lesson or activity
  • Support the social and emotional development of pupils, reporting any issues when required
  • Support the teacher in managing challenging pupil behaviour and promoting positive behaviour
  • Listen to pupils read and read to pupils as a class, group or one-to-one
  • Guide and monitor pupil progress
  • Help with the planning of some lessons
  • Provide detailed and regular feedback to teachers on pupils' progress
  • Carry out administrative duties, such as preparing classroom resources
  • Look after pupils who have had accidents, need help dressing or are upset
  • Create art displays of pupils' artwork
  • Provide support outside of your normal classes, such as helping during exams, covering TA absences or going on school trips
  • Help with extracurricular activity such as breakfast and after-school clubs, homework club, revision sessions or lunchtime duties
  • Supervise other support staff
  • Coordinate specific areas of teaching support once you have the right level of experience

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good organisationalskills
  • Good literacy and numeracyskills
  • Ability to manage groups of pupils and deal with challenging behaviour

Personal qualities

  • An ability to build good working relationships with both pupils and adults
  • Flexibility and creativity
  • Enjoy working with children

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

Upon successful completion a career within the industry may be available.