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Vacancy Details - REF: VAC7058

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Job Information

Job Title: Support Teaching and Learning Apprenticeship
Job Description: Job Description

Main purpose of the job:

? To support access to learning for pupils, including those with a variety of special educational needs, and provide general support to the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom

? To supervise and ensure the safety of children throughout the day

? To encourage children to treat each other with respect and to follow the school?s behaviour policies at all times

Key Activities/Responsibilities


? Assisting as a member of the classroom team in the supervision of students on work experience, trainees and voluntary helpers with whom the postholder is working

? Assisting as a member of the lunchtime staff team in the supervision of students on work experience, trainees and voluntary helpers with whom the postholder is working, including being a role model of good practice

Supervision and guidance

? To work under the instruction/guidance of teaching/senior staff, and responsible to the SENCO/PPL

Range of decision making

? To make decisions using initiative where appropriate within established working practices

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

- the conduct and behaviour of individuals, groups or 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 postholder is working


Band 4 (SCP 10-12)

Reporting to:

Pupil Progress Leader/SENCO

Supervisory Responsibilities:



Green Lane Primary School

Be the change

? General responsibility for the care of all equipment and materials within the classroom/designated area of the school

? General responsibility for the care of all equipment and materials within the dining room/designated area of the school


? Internal at all levels, parents/carers, governors, community groups, health, social services, police, local authority, contractors, external agencies

Range of duties:

Support for pupils

? Supervise and support pupils ensuring their safety and access to learning, attend to the pupils? personal needs. Implement related personal hygiene programmes such as provision maps, PSPs etc, including social, health, physical, hygiene, first aid and welfare matters

? Supervise and support pupils in healthy eating, physical activity, hygiene in the dinner hall, first aid and welfare matters

? Supervise designated areas, both inside and outside

? Ensure that all dining and other areas are cleared of pupils at the end of the lunchtime period

? Encourage pupils to interact with others and engage co-operatively in activities at lunchtime

? Establish good relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and being aware of an responding appropriately to individual needs

? Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils

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

? Encourage pupils to act independently as appropriate

? To administer first aid, as appropriate - training will be arranged

? Due to the nature of the post, intimate care/hygiene may be required

Support for the curriculum

? Support pupils to understand instructions

? Support pupils in respect of local and national learning strategies eg literacy, numeracy, early years, as directed by the teacher

? Support pupils in using basic ICT as directed

? Prepare and maintain equipment/resources as directed by the teacher and assist pupils in their use

Support for the school

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

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

? Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school

? Appreciate and support the role of other professionals

? Attend relevant meetings as required

Be the change

? Participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required including an evaluation record

? Assist with the supervision of pupils out of lesson times, including before and after school and at lunchtimes

? Accompany teaching staff and pupils on educational visits, and out of school activities as required

? To support, uphold and contribute to the development of Equal Rights policies and practices in respect of both employment issues and the delivery of services to the community

Specific conditions of service

? Undertake already planned structured and agreed learning activities/teaching programmes

? Keep records of the above or other work carried out with pupils, on a format set out by the teacher

? There is an expectation that the postholder will comply with the school ethos in terms of behavior and dress

Be the change

Person Specification

Qualification and Training

Form of Assessment



Willingness to participate in development and training opportunities



GCSE in English and mathematics or equivalent eg Adult Literacy/Numeracy Level 1




Qualifications relating to post eg health, children, practical skills, first aid


Knowledge and Skills

Form Assessment



This is a public facing role and therefore it is necessary to be able to demo
strate fluency and proficiency in spoken English. To be able to converse at ease with members of the public (including children) and provide guidance and advice in accurate spoken English



Good numeracy/literacy skills



Ability to use relevant technology after training if required



Keyboard/computer skills



Form of Assessment



Experience of working in a team situation



Working with or caring for children of relevant age or relevant experience eg voluntary organisation, parental caring responsibility



General technical/resource experience



Clerical/administrative experience


Be the change

Person Specification


Experience working with children with special educational needs


Disposition and Attitude

Form of Assessment



Ability to relate well to pupils and adults



Work constructively as part of a team



Ability to remain calm under pressure



Demonstrate good co-operative, interpersonal and effective listening skills



Good sense of humour



Flexibility and willingness to accept change



Approachable, courteous and able to present a positive image of the school to callers and visitors




Ability to understand classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within these

Working Hours: 32 Hours Per Week
Weekly Schedule: Day release at Bradford College
Weekly Wage: £118

Course Information

Course Title: Intermediate Apprenticeship in Plumbing
Course Duration: 12-24 Months

Employer Information

Employer Name: Green Lane Primary School
Employer Description: Www.greenlane.bradford.sch.uk
Employer Location: BD8 8HT

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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.

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