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Teaching Assistant (Apprentice)

Milestone Academy, Longfield, Kent, DA3 8JZ

This job expired on 18 July 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    18 July 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    30 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (12-18 month approximately)

Salary

Actual Salary £7,380 per annum (£10,000 full time equivalent)

Teaching Assistant (Apprentice) job summary

About the role: Milestone Academy is seeking a Teaching Assistant (Apprentice) to join their vibrant team as soon as possible. The successful candidates will undertake a Level 3 Teaching Assistant apprenticeship. Whether you are a school leaver or more experienced Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant, this programme will offer you the chance to develop your skills and get ahead in your career. This role is ideal for those who genuinely have a passion for helping children, particularly with learning difficulties. Candidates who are appointed will receive full support and training from colleagues and teachers. The basis of the role is fixed term for the duration of the apprenticeship (12-18 month approximately), 31.75 hours per week, Term Time + 1 week. Our successful candidates will work towards a nationally-recognised Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification, delivered by LAT Apprenticeships. Click here to read more about LAT Apprenticeships. Apprenticeship Summary Working weeks: Monday - Friday during Term Time +1 week Total hours per week (on average): 31.75 hours per week (including the 20% training element of the Apprenticeship Programme) Apprenticeship duration: 12 - 18 months Programme delivery type: All modules are delivered as a combination of online learning which can be completed at your place of work, classroom sessions and contrasting work placements in schools Start date: As soon as possible Apprenticeship level: Advanced Level Apprenticeship (Level 3) Apprenticeship standard: Teaching Assistant Essential entry qualifications: GCSEs A* - C, Maths and English Click here to view the Programme Information Guide Future prospects: This apprenticeship could be the start of a very promising career within the wider teaching support remit. Your employer will endeavour to offer further employment following successful performance and completion of the Level 3 course with future opportunities to extend your training with a higher level apprenticeship programme. You’ll receive Continuing Professional Development and you’ll be part of a highly experienced student support team – you’ll be learning from the very best!​​​​​​​ Essential skills: Excellent organisational and planning skills with outstanding attention to detail Demonstrate a high level of initiative Computer literacy in usual office applications A genuine passion to work with children and young adults Committed and enthusiastic Excellent attendance and time-keeping record.​
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About Milestone Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
Education phase
School size
362 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19
Contact phone number
01634412200

Working for Milestone Academy: Milestone Academy is a large special school for pupils with Profound, Severe and Complex needs, and is part of Leigh Academies Trust. We currently have 385 pupils on roll aged between the ages of 2 and 19. Milestone Academy has been judged as Outstanding by Ofsted at our last three inspections. Click here to view our website and learn more about Milestone Academy.

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2021, our Trust comprises 31 geographically organised academies (15 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing over 2,500 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North West Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider. Click here to view our future plans in our Vision 2025 document.

As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Click here to view the range of benefits available to all LAT staff.

Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies 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 fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds.

Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Leigh Academies Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date. Applicants will be notified of this where possible. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.

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