Teaching Assistant Apprentice
The Teaching Assistant Apprentice will be required to work with children and young people as directed, either individually and/or with groups of children, providing support to the headteacher and teacher across a range of child-centred activities which promote child development and learning and to take responsibility for some specific tasks.
The role will include:
- Act in accordance with school policies and procedures and relevant legislation, particularly in relation to child protection and behaviour management.
- Be responsible for particular learning areas, including planning and preparation of activities and meeting appropriate deadlines.
- Participate in meetings with parents/carers.
- Assist with the planning and preparation of activities and preparation of the classroom, and in the delivery of local and national initiatives, for example literacy and numeracy.
- Monitor children’s needs, reporting these to a designated person.
- Keep records as required by the school.
- Have familiarity with all relevant EHCPs specific to the child.
- Assess identified students in and out of the classroom.
- Prepare and deliver work programmes for groups of pupils, for example literacy or numeracy.
- Promote development and learning (physical, emotional, educational, social), foster growth, self-esteem and independence.
- Observe and record development.
- Support those children with special needs.
- Carry out reasonable personal care and hygiene duties and administer basic first aid.
- Assist with the movement of children in and around the school.
The Teaching Assistant Apprentice will be required to work with children and young people as directed, either individually and/or with groups of children, providing support to the headteacher and teacher across a range of child-centred activities
Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools