Teaching and Learning in Schools (Support) - Advanced Apprenticeship
Course Code: WW00006
Study level: Apprenticeship
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Advanced Level Apprenticeship for Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools is designed for learning support staff with a working role which requires competence in a specialist area and/or across a varied range of responsibilities. They will be working under the direction of a teacher who has overall responsibility for teaching and learning in the classroom. They will contribute to planning, implementing and evaluating learning activities and will work alongside the teacher to support whole class activities, as well as working on their own with individuals, or groups of, pupils.
Duration: 12-18 Months
There are no mandatory entry requirements.
Applicants must demonstrate a “can do" attitude and have good basic numeracy and literacy skills.
To be an apprentice you need to be working a minimum of 30 hours per week in the related occupation of your chosen apprenticeship and be at least 16 years old. Our Skills Coaches and Careers team can support you with this and we often have a good selection of employers looking to recruit an apprentice.
Teaching and Learning Methods
You will be expected to complete 20% off the job training as part of your normal working hours. Varied teaching methods are used in order to develop high level sector specific skills. Practical skills and competency will be supported and assessed by a skills coach. The functional skills element of the qualification is delivered by specialist teachers, who will provide support either in the college environment or within the work place.
Industry Placement and Field Trips
Other Costs and Equipment Needed
All staff involved in the delivery of any courses within the College are approved to teach and/or assess the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering and/or assessing a given programme are appropriately qualified, with relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.
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