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Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Apprenticeship at level 2/3 at Trainplus LTD

Course description

This award has been designed to support the improvement of teaching and learning in

1. to attract more applications into Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools, including those from under-represented groups;
2. to ensure the supply of appropriately trained staff to support succession planning;
3. to contribute to increasing the number of existing staff qualified to levels 2 and 3, in line with the Skills for Sustainable Growth Strategy (November 2010), and to upskill and provide professional development opportunities for the supporting teaching and learning workforce in England;
4. to provide a standardised programme of learning and development, incorporating
transferable skills which apply across the schools' workforce and the wider children’s workforce;
5. to develop problem solving, communication, team working and literacy and numeracy skills which are vital for the sector;
6. to provide opportunities for career progression from Intermediate to Advanced level and beyond in line with Skills for Sustainable Growth Strategy (November 2010)

Entry requirements

Candidates must be keen to work in the sector to support teaching and learning in schools. They should have attention to detail, and be willing to work in a team environment whilst also being willing to work using their own initiative when required.
The recruitment and selection of apprentices is primarily the responsibility of the employer. However, the following examples of relevant skills and attributes are offered as guidance to inform the recruitment and selection process:

Relevant skills and attributes include:
• an interest in, and commitment to, working with children and/or young people
• some experience of working with children and young people
• ability to relate well to children, young people and adults
• motivated to succeed within the job
• willing to reflect on their own practice, learn, and apply that learning in the workplace
• willing to work as a member of a team and communicate effectively with a range of people
• numerate and literate
• willing to undergo a compulsory Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) check for suitability for working with children and young people.

It is unlikely that individuals with no, or limited ,experience within the sector would commence on a higher level.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Trainplus LTD directly.

Last updated date: 15 December 2016

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