Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship with PE Focus

Closing Date: 30/10/2022
Contract Contract
Job Role Apprenticeships
Working Hours Part Time
Location Darlington
Salary ANNUAL WAGE - £7,503.60
Company Firthmoor Primary School

Job Description

We are dedicated to providing the very best care and education for all our children. We want our school to be a happy, inclusive and successful community. Within a safe, positive and supportive environment, our children are encouraged to take responsibility for their own health and well-being. We promote a love of learning, which encourages our children to aim high and become valuable members of society. We pride ourselves on being a school at the heart of the Firthmoor, involving pupils, parents and the wider community in our achievements.

As a Teaching Assistant with PE, the role will focus on promoting health & wellbeing across the school & supporting the teacher to deliver Physical Education. If you would like to inspire others to be physically active this is the role for you. For the right person, there is a potential pathway within school sport.

What will the apprentice be doing?

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Gain invaluable insight and experience of working within a school setting. Developing the Knowledge, Skills, and Behaviours to support the teacher and inspire young people to learn.
  • Be a role model for Healthy Active Lifestyles and support the delivery of Physical Education, Physical Activity, Health and Well-being and School Sport.
  • Extend opportunities for all pupils to participate in extra – curricular activities. Deliver active lunchtimes and support after school and community sport.
  • Support with administrative tasks associated with sports teams, events and competitions.
  • Assist the Teacher in the classroom to support pupil progress and enhance the learning experience of children.
  • Support the efficient organisation of storage areas, teaching aids and equipment.
  • Working as part of the school team be a role model for learning, PE and School Sport.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Training is provided through a blended programme of practical activity, group training and virtual learning. The programme provides opportunities to share experiences with other apprentices and learn from experienced professionals.

Training Topics include:

–       Understanding how children learn and develop.

–       Using Technology to support learning.

–       Working with teachers to understand and support assessment.

–       Keeping Children safe in education.

–       Planning and leading high quality Physical Activity.

Upon successful completion of the Apprenticeship and End Point Assessment a Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Qualification will be achieved

Additional qualifications include:

Safeguarding Level 1.
Prevent duty.
Working towards Level 2 Functional Skills (where appropriate).
Opportunities to gain additional coaching qualifications.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Level 4 Sports Coach in a school setting.

Higher Education pathway.

Teaching Assistant within a school setting.

Pathway into Teaching.

Working in a sector that involves, initiative, leadership, communication, developing positive relationships.

Transferable skills that are invaluable in the wider world of work.

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English, Maths (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

You would be working with an Ofsted – OUTSTANDING ( Sept 2021) and National Award Winning Training Provider.
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