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Become a Teaching Assistant Apprentice at Longdon Hall School part of Acorn Education and Care and start working towards yours.

Longdon Hall School is an independent specialist day school for boys and girls aged from 7 to 18, catering for children with a wide range of social, emotional, and mental health needs. Our dedicated team work together to ensure successful outcomes for pupils who often arrive at the school with a troubled view of education and life.

This opportunity is in Lichfield which is within commutable distance of Cannock, Burton upon Trent and surrounding areas.

The opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice to join Longdon Hall School to complete a recognised Teaching Assistant Level 3 Qualification whilst also learning to work within a school environment and have a real impact on Children’s lives. Join an amazing team making our schools and classrooms supportive, enriching places where vulnerable children and young people achieve far more than they ever expected.

Learners will build an advanced understanding of how to provide quality teaching and how to influence and support learners. Some of the areas of development include:

  • Contributing to the implementation of learning activities
  • Evaluating the performance of lesson plans and how to improve for the future
  • Working independently in teaching group and individual activities
  • Working in partnership with teachers to help support and deliver lesson plans and objectives

Entry Requirements

Longdon Hall School will support you through your qualification alongside Busy Bees Training Provider and you will have a dedicated mentor within school.

If you cannot provide certificates for Maths and English, you will be asked to complete your Functional Skills Maths and English as part of the apprenticeship.

You will be expected to do some ‘off-the-job (OJT) training, and you will be asked to do 20% of your contracted working hours undertaking this training. Your OJT must be relevant to the apprenticeship standard and will be supported by our school to provide you with new knowledge, skills and behaviours required for the role.

Why join Acorn Education and Care?

o We are a values-driven organisation that puts people first
o Develop great experience, skills and understanding of a variety of complex needs
o We provide continuous professional development to take your career further
o Funded Apprenticeship
o Our Your Wellbeing Matters initiative provides total support
o Our Employees Rewards Hub offers great rewards such as discount vouchers and discounted Gym Memberships
o We pay our Apprentices £10 per hour which equates to £16,725 per annum.
o Term time only hours! 37.5 hours a week  

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully enhanced DBS.

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