Level 3 Learning Support Teaching Assistant Apprentice

Required for September 2020

Full time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Learning Support Teaching Assistant Apprentice at Ashford School in partnership with East Kent College.

The person appointed will be hardworking, empathetic, flexible and determined to support pupils either individually or in small groups. Support will be given across a broad range of subjects and all year groups up to Year 11. Support will be given during lessons, as well as some 1-1 sessions where necessary. Experience of working with young people is essential. An understanding of children with additional learning needs would be useful.

To support Learning and Teaching under the direction of the Head of Learning Support

To work with all teachers as appropriate, in order to provide the best possible learning support

To work with groups or individuals, in and out of the classroom, as directed by the Head of Learning Support

To attend Learning Support meetings as appropriate

To communicate with subject teachers as required, guided by Head of Learning Support

To be aware of school policies and support the aims and objectives of the School

To safeguard the safety and welfare of children at all times

To supervise children and undertake reasonable duties within the individual’s normal working hours during break time and at lunch, as directed by the Senior Leadership Team

To apply please go to:https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeship/-523385

Closing date for receipt of applications: 09:00, Monday 22 June

Salary by negotiation and dependent on skills, attributes and qualifications of the successful candidate.

Note - We reserve the right to interview and offer to a strong candidate prior to the closing date. It is strongly recommended that candidates submit their applications as soon as possible.

Ashford School is one of the UK's leading coeducational, independent day and boarding schools, having twice been voted Independent School of the Year. The School was endorsed as excellent in every category during the most recent inspection.

Ashford School is part of United Learning, a large and growing group of schools aiming to offer a life-changing education across England. As a group, we achieve more by sharing than any single school could.

Ashford School is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.