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The Supporting in Learning and Teaching Apprenticeship provide learners with the knowledge and skills needed to effectively support learning and teaching in the education environment. Areas covered range from supporting children and young people's health and safety to preparing display boards in schools.
As an apprentice, you’ll work under the close supervision of a class teacher. Your duties will vary depending on how the teachers you work with plan their lessons but could include:
The apprenticeship adds more responsibility to the role. You could help plan, carry out and evaluate a wide range of learning activities. You’ll work both alongside the teacher to support classroom activities, and alone with individuals or groups of students. It’s a good stepping stone to a foundation degree or higher level teaching assistant training.
This Apprenticeship is made up of the following four components:
1. Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and learning in Schools
Optional units include:
2. Level 2 Functional Skills in English, maths and ICT
3. Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
4. Personal Learning & Thinking Skills (PLTS) embedded in the Diploma
A telephone interview is required. Learners must be aged 16 years and older and working a minimum of 30 hrs each week in a school.
English, maths and IT grades A-C (or equivalent) preferred and/or completion of Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
Production of a portfolio of evidence demonstrating understanding and competence in practice.
Methods of evidence include: Direct Observation by Assessor, Reflective Accounts, Professional Discussions with Assessor, Work Products, Cache Assignment Tasks.
This qualification has been designed to allow progression into the school workforce.
Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) status.
Full time applications are open for 2018/19