Apprentice Learning Support Assistant
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Job start date
31 March 2023
30 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)
10 March 2023
- View all Full timejobs - As an Apprentice Learning Support Assistant you will support teaching staff in the development and education of pupils, including the provision of specialist skills as appropriate.
- Up to £5.30 per hour
What skills and experience we're looking for
Apprentice Learning Support AssistantOliver WayChelmsford, ESSEX (SCHOOL), CM1 4ZB, CM1 4JGSalary: £5.30 per hour within the first year of apprenticeship, Apprentices national minimum wage (NMW) for all other apprentices.Full Time, Fixed Term37 hrs per week; 52 weeks TTOGraded as 'outstanding' by Ofsted, Columbus is a leading all-age special school for children and young people aged 3-19 with severe and profound learning difficulties based in Chelmsford, Essex. We deliver an outstanding education to students in our impressive, purpose-built environment.Columbus School and College provides a broad and ambitious curriculum that is profoundly focused on preparing learners for the future. We have high expectations of learners' progress across the key areas of communication and interaction; cognition and learning; sensory, physical health and development; social, emotional and mental health; and self help and independence. Each learner has a personalised curriculum closely related to their education, health and care plan (EHCP). The curriculum is designed through collaboration with parents and carers and, as necessary, other professionals and specialists.As an Apprentice Learning Support Assistant you will support teaching staff in the development and education of pupils, including the provision of specialist skills as appropriate.You will complete a Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Standard. You may also be required to complete English and maths functional skills (depending on existing qualifications). Further information about the apprenticeship programme can be found here: https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/teaching-assistant-v1-0Your Trainer will meet with you in the workplace every 4 weeks. In between these meetings you will have dedicated time away from your job to work on the apprenticeship and collate evidence for your apprenticeship e-portfolio with ongoing support from your Manager and Trainer.
This is an exciting opportunity to be in a real job, with real variety, from day one whilst working towards a qualification.
What the school offers its staff
The successful candidate will have excellent people and communication skills and will be flexible to adapt to changing situations.To be eligible for the Apprenticeship, applicants must have resided in the UK or EEA for 3 years prior to the start of the Apprenticeship. Please note: applicants must not have already completed a Level 3 Teaching Assistant apprenticeship.Please note: AET has their own in house apprenticeship scheme and do not work with any other training providers to deliver Apprenticeships.This will be a fixed-term position and the duration of the apprenticeship will be determined by the job role and current skills. The typical duration of the apprenticeship is 22 months, however, can be longer or shorter depending on existing knowledge, skills and experience.Closing date: 26th March 2023We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV's. Apply today.Academies Enterprise Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a robust, fair and consistent recruitment process which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching checkAcademies Enterprise Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Job share, part time and flexible working opportunities will be considered.We are a Disability Confident Employer and there is a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.
Further details about the role
To be eligible for the Apprenticeship, applicants must have resided in the UK or EEA for 3 years prior to the start of the Apprenticeship. Please note: applicants must not have already completed a Level 3 Teaching Assistant apprenticeship.This is an exciting opportunity to be in a real job, with real variety, from day one whilst working towards a qualification. The successful candidate will have excellent people and communication skills and will be flexible to adapt to changing situations.About Columbus School and College:Graded as 'outstanding' by Ofsted, Columbus is a leading all-age special school for children and young people aged 3-19 with severe and profound learning difficulties based in Chelmsford, Essex.
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About Columbus School and College
- School type
- Academy, ages 3 to 19
- School size
- 265 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 3 to 19
- Ofsted report
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- School website
- Columbus School and College website (opens in new tab)
- Email address
Columbus provides for pupils aged 3-19 with severe and profound learning difficulties, many of which also have autism. We deliver an excellent education to pupils across two campuses with some of the highest quality learning environments in the country for pupils with special needs.
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