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Teaching Assistant Apprentice

Salary: £12,500 (Term Time only) Per Year

Pay Scale: Apprenticeship
Ref: Edgar Wood Academy 1
Full Time
Location: Heywood Old Road, Bowlee, Middleton
Hours: 37 hrs per week – These hours will be between 8.00am – 4.30pm & includes professional development time with training provider

Rochdale Training

Edgar Wood Academy is an 11-16 year old state-funded secondary school. Working closely with Rochdale Borough Council to meet the estimated shortfall of secondary school places, we opened our doors to welcome Year 7 children from the areas of Middleton and Heywood in September 2021. Our intake this year is 120 places, with 180 places being offered in 2022.

Key Duties

• Promote, support and facilitate inclusion by supporting participation of all students in learning and extracurricular activities.

• Use effective behaviour management strategies consistently in line with the school’s policy and procedures.

• Support class teachers with maintaining good order and discipline among students, managing behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment.

• In conjunction with the teacher, prepare the classroom for teaching, and organise and manage teaching space and resources to help maintain a stimulating and safe learning environment.

• Observe student performance and pass observations on to the class teacher.

• Supervise a class if the teacher is temporarily unavailable.

• Use ICT skills to advance students’ learning.

• Undertake any other relevant duties given by the class teacher.

• Direct the work, where relevant, of other adults in supporting learning.

• Contribute to effective assessment and planning by supporting the monitoring, recording and reporting of student performance and progress as appropriate to the level of the role.

• Read and understand lesson plans shared prior to lessons.

• Use their area(s) of expertise to contribute to the planning and preparation of learning activities, and to plan their role in learning activities.

• Use allocated time to devise clearly structured activities that interest and motivate learners and advance their learning.

• Plan how to support the inclusion of students in the learning activities.

• Lead on the development and implementation of Individual Profiles for students and attend and contribute to reviews. 

Essential Criteria 

5 A*- C GCSEs or equivalent including English and Maths.

Desirable Criteria 

Experience of working with students with learning difficulties or disabilities.

Level 2 Teaching Assistant Qualification 

Reward Package & Additional Benefits

We offer a comprehensive package, including membership of our outstanding Teachers’ Pension Scheme; our ‘Employee Benefits Programme’ which provides a range of options including:

• Our Cycle to Work Salary Sacrifice Scheme

• Free access to Employee Assistance Programme, offering guidance, support and counselling on a range of subjects

• Generous holiday entitlement

• Full Level 3 Apprenticeship Teaching Assistant with protected time for training 

Welcome to Edgar Wood Academy

Closing Date: 08/07/2022 12:00

Contact: Nathan Finn
Rochdale Training
Fishwick Street
OL16 5NA
01706 631417

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