Location: England ,

Course Type: Apprenticeships

Overview

This apprenticeship trains you to provide support in the classroom.
Learning support staff work with teachers, carrying out duties like lesson preparation and work with small groups or individuals.

Content

  • Intermediate level supporting teaching and learning in schools apprenticeships (Level 2)
  • Advanced level supporting teaching and learning in schools apprenticeships (Level 3)

These apprenticeships take 12 to 15 months to complete, so commitment is important.

Entry Requirements

  • You must be at least 16 years old
  • You must have lived in the UK or EU for the past 3 years
  • You must not be in full time education or hold a qualification of level 4 or higher

Personal qualities

  • Good reading, writing and numeracy skills
  • The ability to build good relationships
  • Flexibility and creativity
  • Patience and a sense of humour

Career Progression

Job roles include

  • Teaching assistant
  • Classroom assistant
  • Behaviour support assistant
  • Pastoral support assistant

Salaries for full-time teaching assistants are between £13,000 and £18,000 a year.
Salaries for full-time Higher Level Teaching Assistant are £16,000 to £21,000 a year.

This vary depending on the Local Education Authority and the responsibilities of individual jobs.

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