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Teaching Assistant, Oldham Schools, £6.40 an hour

Oldham, Greater Manchester

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About the role

Are you a motivated and enthusiastic individual who is looking to start your career as a Teaching Assistant in Oldham? We are keen to hear from you! You will work full time in a school based in your area to support the class teacher and learn on the job. You will attend theory based lessons and gain your qualification at the end of the apprenticeship and become a qualified TA.

General duties to include

  • Support the teacher in delivering lessons and activities
  • Assist in the preparation of teaching materials and resources
  • Provide one-to-one support to pupils who require additional assistance
  • Monitor pupil progress and provide feedback to the teacher
  • Assist with the supervision of pupils during break times and lunchtimes
  • Support with administrative tasks such as recording attendance and updating records
  • Promote positive behaviour and encourage pupil participation
Your future career with us

After completing a teaching assistant apprenticeship, there are various career prospects available. You can work as a full-time teaching assistant or move into a more specialist field such as Special Educational Needs (SEN). You could also progress and continue your training to become a Higher-Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) or continue to become a qualified Teacher either through a traditional teacher training route or via the school-based School Direct program.

Training & Qualification Details

This Level 3 apprenticeship is expected to last a period of between 12 –18 months. You will attend live tutor led sessions 2 days every month (1 day every other week which will be via ZOOM) and participate in online interactive learning via our bespoke innovative platform OLLIE. Your Tutor will also visit you in the workplace for 1-2-1 Tutor sessions during the program. System People have fantastic pass rates and won the “BEST Training Provider Award” at the Golden Apples in 2019 and have been awarded a “Good” rating by Ofsted 2021.

Entry requirements

You will need to have achieved a GCSE grade 4/C (or equivalent) in Maths and English by the end this program, therefore if you do not already hold a grade 4 in these subjects, you will be required to carry out a short Maths and English Assessment to see if we are able to offer you Functional skills support to reach a Level 2 (grade C/4 equivalent) by the end of the program.

Apprenticeships are open to everyone of all ages, so perhaps you have just left school and would like to get straight into work? Maybe you are a working parent looking for a change? Or perhaps you are looking for a career break and want to retrain and start something totally new! All applications are welcome.

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