Trainee Teaching Assistant

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1382877528-2
  • Date Posted: 8 July 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Vision for Education - Sheffield
  • Location: North Leverton, Nottinghamshire
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain, Social care, Teaching and Education
  • Apprenticeship Type: Temporary

About this Apprenticeship

Trainee Teaching Assistant/Teaching Assistant Training Program/Entry Level Teaching Assistant/Unqualified Teaching Assistant
£19,000 - £23,000 per annum (salary is depending on experience and/or qualifications)

ASAP Ongoing

The Programme

Working alongside our client schools, we will provide the successful Trainee Teaching Assistant with high quality training and paid on the job experience.

Following a successful interview and pending suitability, safeguarding and identity checks, we will work to secure you a paid placement in a school to further develop your skills. You will be supported in deciding whether you d prefer to work in primary, secondary or SEND provisions and will receive ongoing support from a dedicated consultant.

Prior to starting your placement, you will be required to complete a training programme delivered by Vision for Education and school leaders, which will give you the essential skills you need to work as a Teaching Assistant.

The Role

The role of a Teaching Assistant is vital in the day-to-day running of schools. The best Teaching Assistants have excellent communication skills and are able to build positive relationships with pupils and staff, quickly and effectively.

Depending on the role and the school, you will be working with the class teacher to manage behaviour, support with interventions, and provide additional support to children with SEND (special educational needs and disabilities).

You will assist the class teacher with recording and reporting on pupil progress and behaviour and help ensure that children are making good progress in the classroom.

Requirements To be considered for the National Teaching Assistant Programme, you will:

  • Be compassionate, understanding and caring.

  • Be able to build positive relationships with children and young people.

  • Be passionate and driven about improving the outcomes for children and young people.

  • Be flexible, proactive and a team player.

  • Understand the crucial importance of keeping children and young people safe.

  • Be able to demonstrate at interview the reasons why you want to start a career in education and explain your understanding of the role of a Teaching Assistant and the important part they play in the school community.

  • Be committed to completing the required training and participating in ongoing CPD.

  • Be willing to pay for an enhanced DBS check and register with the Update Service.

What we offer
As a Teaching Assistant, part of our team, you benefit from:

  • Excellent daily rates paid using the PAYE system. (Daily rate is subject to your scale rate, experience in role and qualifications which will be discussed at the point of registration).

  • Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability).

  • Social and networking events.

  • Pension contributions.

  • CPD to help with your professional development.

  • Access to a dedicated consultant.

About us We are a market-leading education supply agency committed to the development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high quality educators.

We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply
If you are a Teaching Assistant who can enthuse, motivate and engage learners and would like the challenge of working in a rewarding environment, then we want to hear from you.

Apply today via this website, or for more information about this role and other opportunities call us on (phone number removed)