Apprentice Teaching Assistant
£3.70 per hour (National Apprentice Wage)
Salary per annum £5,787.56
30 Hours per week, 6 hours per day Monday to Friday
Holiday Entitlement: 23 days plus public holidays
1 year fixed term apprenticeship
We are looking to recruit a Teaching Assistant Apprentice who is passionate about education and people. You will provide support, advice, guidance and instruction to Students on a daily basis.
Through the Apprenticeship you will gain a level 2 certificate in supporting teaching and learning in schools.
The successful candidate will work with individual pupils/groups of pupils being identified as having additional needs, as directed by the teacher and Head of Department.
The main roles and responsibilities:
- To develop an understanding of the learning needs of students and use this knowledge to support them to become independent learners in the classroom.
- To take into account a students' learning needs and ensure their access to the lesson and its content through appropriate clarification, explanations, and use of equipment and materials.
- To develop the study and organisational skills of students, enabling them to remain focused in lessons and be able to execute tasks effectively.
- To monitor students' responses to learning activities and progress towards targets, record achievement and feedback to teachers as required. To assist in the implementation and tracking of students targets.
- To provide support for students' emotional and social needs by encouraging and modelling positive behaviour and demonstrating high expectations, in line with the academies' Behaviour Policy.
- To assist with the general pastoral care of students.
- To be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.
- To accompany teaching staff and students on visits, trips and out of school activities as required.
Skills and Qualification Required
- Good numeracy/literacy skills.
- GCSE Maths and English Grade A-C or equivalent or willingness to work towards literacy and numeracy functional skills qualifications.
- Good IT skills.
- Ability to build and maintain effective relationships.
- Ability to communicate effectively with both adults and children.
- Willingness to develop an understanding of child development and child learning.
William Farr is a popular, rural comprehensive school. In the 2006 OFSTED inspection the school was judged to be outstanding, and our 2009 inspection confirmed this remarkable achievement. The school gained academy status in 2011 and has approximately 1500 students on roll. For further information please contact Darren Foster (HR Manager) at the school.
To apply for this position please use the link below:
Closing Date: Monday 27th August 2018
William Farr School is committed to the safeguarding of children, and all posts within school are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Applicants are required to reveal information concerning all convictions, including those which would otherwise be considered as ‘spent’. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced background check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). References will be taken up prior to interview.
Relief Minibus Driver
£7.9024 per hour plus 12.1% in lieu of annual leave allowance.
Relief minibus drivers to work as required (To provide cover for illness) delivering primary school lunches and transporting pupils on school trips. A minibus driving competency test must be undertaken.
Please contact Mrs K Harris, Resource Centre Manager, on 01673 866900 Ext 6957 for further details.
Food Service Assistants (Casual)
School Term Time Only
Casual staff are required to work at short notice to cover staff absences and to help with daytime function work.
Duties may include:
- food preparation
- washing up
- kitchen cleaning
- counter service with cashless tills
- dining room cleaning
Please contact Mrs L Rawson, Catering Manager, on 01673 866919 for further details.
All new appointments are subject to a 6-month probationary period.
All offers of employment are made subject to the following:
- The receipt of two satisfactory references, one of which should be from the successful candidate’s current/most recent employer.
- Occupational Health Screening and, if necessary, a medical examination to ascertain that the successful candidate is fit to perform the duties of the post.
- A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check (see below).
- Evidence of the right to work in the UK. Under the Immigration, Asylum and Nationalities Act 2006 it is a requirement that satisfactory documentation is produced which validates that a person is eligible to work in the UK.
William Farr is a popular, oversubscribed, rural comprehensive school. In the 2006 OFSTED inspection the school was judged to be outstanding, and our 2009 inspection confirmed this remarkable achievement. The school gained academy status in 2011 and has approximately 1500 students on roll.William Farr School is committed to the safeguarding of children, and all posts within school are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Applicants are required to reveal information concerning all convictions, including those which would otherwise be considered as ‘spent’. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced background check by the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS). References will be taken r to interview.
Initial Teacher Training with Lincolnshire Teaching School Alliance
William Farr School is working closely with other secondary schools in Lincolnshire as part of the Lincolnshire Teaching School Alliance (LTSA). With the educational landscape changing at pace, membership of the LTSA provides the opportunity for our school to share be practice and build capacity through a ‘learning together’ culture so that our students continue to receive the highest quality of education and life changing opportunities.
We are delighted that the LTSA has recently become accredited by the National College for Teaching and Leadership as a School-Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) provider. This means that the alliance is able to devise and deliver its own training programme and award Qualified Teacher Status on its successful completion. LTSA will also work closely with the University of Lincoln to support trainees to gain an additional PGCE qualification.
William Farr School is proud to be part of this Initial Teacher Training programme which presents an exciting opportunity for the school and for education in Lincolnshire as a whole.
If you are interested in finding out more about how to train to become a teacher and the subjects available across the alliance, please access the information contained on the LTSA website: www.lincolnshiretsa.co.uk
All applications for Initial Teacher Training are submitted via UCAS. Information about places offered and application procedures can be accessed from the UCAS website.