Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship - LMP

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Course overview

This level 3 teaching assistant course will develop your skills to support the classroom teacher and engage pupils. Discover how to support the class teacher to enhance the pupil's learning. A rewarding and fulfilling career path that involves hands-on training and valuable experience in an educational setting.

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Apprenticeship level

Level 3 Advanced

Typical duration

16 months

Training
method

Blended

Assessment method

Portfolio

Funding
value

£7,000

EPA organisation

Active IQ

During this teaching assistant apprenticeship you will promote self-belief, social inclusion and high self-esteem which will play an integral part to pupils’ wellbeing. You will become an essential part in the learning environment for the classroom teacher and pupils. Working to ensure pupils thrive in a positive, nurturing and safe environment. It is an active role supporting the learner to access the curriculum and expand their knowledge. TAs play a crucial role in supporting teachers and pupils. Your work can have a significant impact on the children's learning experiences, helping them to succeed academically and personally.

As well as ensuring full competency as a Teaching Assistant, this standard provides a foundation for potential progression into a number of career paths in the Educational sector. This includes the Higher Level Teaching Assistant, Assistant Teacher and Teacher.

Teaching Assistant Level 3 Standard

Teaching Assistant, Learning Support Assistant, Specialist Support Assistant and Support for Specialist Curriculum Areas

VALUE ADDED OPTIONS RECEIVE 10 CERTIFICATES
Typically including Communicating with Others at Work Mental Health Awareness Understanding Stress ICT for Employment Developing Behaviours and Attitudes for Life and Work + 5 others from The Skills Network Access to Anspear TADP Specialist CPD to enhance learning experience
Also unique to this programme is free access to the ‘Teaching Assistant Development Programme’ ‘TADP’

During this teaching assistant apprenticeship you will promote self-belief, social inclusion and high self-esteem which will play an integral part to pupils’ wellbeing. You will become an essential part in the learning environment for the classroom teacher and pupils. Working to ensure pupils thrive in a positive, nurturing and safe environment. It is an active role supporting the learner to access the curriculum and expand their knowledge. TAs play a crucial role in supporting teachers and pupils. Your work can have a significant impact on the children's learning experiences, helping them to succeed academically and personally.

What to expect from LMP Education

  • Dedicated account management and recruitment
  • Leading nationwide apprenticeship training provider
  • Specialists in the education, training and business sectors
  • Delivering vibrant, engaging learning for all learners
  • Blended and remote teaching and learning
  • Tailored learning plans for each individual
  • Experienced tutors and delivery support team
  • Designated safeguarding officers, policies and procedures
Teaching Assistant

Programme
Information

  • Understand the need to provide feedback to support and facilitate an appropriate level of independence.
  • Comprehend appropriate levels of learning resources to identify and help address weakness, consolidate strengths and develop individualised expectations.
  • Recognise different stages of child development through school, eg: transition between key stages.
  • Recognise the importance of using appropriate technology to support learning.
  • Understand the need to accurately observe, record and report on pupil’s participation, conceptual understanding and progress to improve practice and assessment for different groups of pupils.
  • Understand the school’s assessment procedures and materials for benchmarking against targets set by the class teacher.
  • An appropriate knowledge of the curriculum and context you are working in.
  • Understand current statutory guidance including ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ Part 1, safeguarding policies, Prevent Strategy.
  • Understand the importance of sharing relevant information, in a timely manner with the designated Safeguarding lead.

  • Develop strategies to support and encourage pupils to move towards independent learning.
  • Use appropriately varied vocabulary to ensure pupils’ understanding.
  • Embed effective behaviour management strategies using discipline appropriately and fairly in line with the school’s policy.
  • Deliver interventions in accordance with training given (RAG rating).
  • Foster and encourage positive, effective, nurturing and safe learning environments inspiring pupils to take pride in and learn from their individual achievements.
  • Recognise, adapt and respond to all pupils encompassing SEN/emotional vulnerabilities, for example, use Makaton, visual timetables.
  • Work closely with teachers to ensure own contribution aligns with the teaching and ensure regular communications to provide clarity and consistency of role within lessons.
  • Deliver/lead small group teaching within clearly defined/planned parameters using initiative, sensitivity and understanding.

  • Building relationships/embracing change.
  • Adding value to education.
  • Promoting equality, diversity and inclusion.
  • Professional standards and personal accountability.
  • Team working, collaboration/ engagement.

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