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Vacancy Details - REF: VAC2110

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Job Information

Job Title: Childcare Apprenticeship
Job Description: Prime Objectives of the Post:

To undertake work/care/support programmes, to enable access to learning for pupils and to assist the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom. Work may be carried out in the classroom or outside the main teaching area.

Supervision and Guidance:

To work under the instruction/guidance of teaching/senior staff.

Range of Decision Making:

To make decisions using initiative within established working practices and procedures.

The postholder will be expected to use good common sense and initiative in all matters relating to:

• the conduct and behaviour of individuals, groups of pupils and whole classes

• the correct use and care of materials by individual and small groups of pupils

• the safety, mobility (if required) and hygiene and well-being of the pupils.

Responsibility for Assets, Materials etc:

• To maintain the confidential nature of information relating to the school, it’s pupils, parents and carers.

• The provision, use and storage of equipment and materials used by pupils with whom the post holder is working. General responsibility for the care of all equipment and materials within the classroom/designated area of the school.



1.1 Supervise and provide particular support for pupils, including those with special needs, ensuring their safety and access to learning activities.

1.2 Establish constructive relationships with pupils and interact with them according to individual needs.

1.3 Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils.

1.4 Encourage pupils to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher.

1.5 Set challenging and demanding expectations and promote self-esteem and independence.

1.6 Provide feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement under guidance of the teacher.

1.7 Assist with the development and implementation of Individual Education/Behaviour Plans and Personal Care programmes.


2.1 Create and maintain a purposeful, orderly and supportive environment, in accordance with lesson plans and assist with the display of pupils’ work.

2.2 Provide detailed and regular feedback to teachers on pupil’s achievement, progress, problems etc.

2.3 Monitor pupils’ responses to learning activities and accurately record achievement/progress as directed.

2.4 Promote good pupil behaviour, dealing promptly with conflict and incidents in line with established policy and encourage pupils to take responsibility for their own behaviour

2.5 Establish constructive relationships with parents/carers.


2.6 Use strategies, in liaison with the teacher, to support pupils to achieve learning goals.

2.7 Assist with the planning of learning activities.

2.8 Administer routine tests and invigilate exams and undertake routine marking of pupils’ work.


3.1 Undertake structured and agreed learning activities/teaching programmes, adjusting activities according to pupil responses.

3.2 Support the use of ICT in learning activities and develop pupils’ competence and independence in its use.

3.3 Prepare, maintain and use equipment/resources required to meet the lesson plans/relevant learning activity and assist pupils in their use.


4.1 Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.

4.2 Be aware of and support difference and ensure all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop.

4.3 Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school.

4.4 Appreciate and support the role of other professionals.

4.5 Attend and participate in relevant meetings as required

4.6 Participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required.

4.7 Assist with the supervision of pupils out of lesson times, including before and after school and at lunchtime.

4.8 Accompany teaching staff and pupils on visits, trips and out of school activities as required and take responsibility for a group under the supervision of the teacher.

4.9 To support, uphold and contribute to the development of the Council’s Equal Rights policies and practices in respect of both employment issues and the delivery of services to the community.

Working Hours: 35 Hours Per Week
Weekly Schedule: Monday - Friday TTO
Weekly Wage: £137

Course Information

Course Title: Childcare Apprenticeship L2
Course Duration: 12 Months

Employer Information

Employer Name: Brackenhill Primary School
Employer Description: We are looking for a Childcare and Learning Support Apprentice who will make an impact on the outcomes for our children. We are prepared to tailor the position to ensure we find the right candidate who will fit into our dedicated team.

The successful candidate(s) will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to a DBS check. Only applications submitted on the school’s application form will be considered. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion

Employer Location: BD7 4HA
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Next Steps

If you have already completed an online application form and would like to apply for this vacancy, please contact us by phone on 01274 728316.

If you have not completed the online application form yet, please follow the steps below:

  1. Complete or online application form
  2. Attend an Initial Assessment and Interview
  3. If you meet the benchmark, you will receive a conditional offer
  4. Our Recruitment Team will be in touch with you to discuss this vacancy and others which may be of interest to you.

01274 728316

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