Teaching and Learning in Schools (Support) - Advanced Apprenticeship
Course Code: WW00006
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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
To apply for the Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools there are no mandatory entry requirements for this Apprenticeship framework. However, Employers are looking to attract applicants who have a keen interest in the Children’s education. Applicants must demonstrate a “can do" attitude and have good numeracy and literacy skills on which the Apprenticeship will build.
Students considering this framework should be suitable to work safely with children and young people and will be required to undergo an enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS).
You will be invited to attend an Interview with the related Curriculum area to give advice and guidance about the job role and qualification. You will be required to undertake initial assessments in Maths and English. 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 apprenticeships within the College are approved to train and support the students in the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified, with relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.