Course Content

Knowledge:

Understand how pupils learn and develop, recognise the importance of using appropriate technology to support learning, working with teachers to understand and support assessment for learning, understand current statutory guidance including ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ Part 1, safeguarding policies, Prevent Strategy.

Skills:

Develop strategies for support, ensure regular communication with teachers to provide clarity and consistency of role within lessons, deliver/ lead small group teaching within clearly defined/ planned parameters using initiative, sensitivity and understanding, work with teachers to accurately assess, use school computer systems, including specialist software eg: online registration, intervention programmes and management information systems, use a range of strategies including scaffolding and open questioning skills to enable pupils to access and engage in learning.

Behaviours:

Promote the school’s efforts to build positive behaviour for learning, provide constructive and specific feedback and support pupils, helping them to achieve their maximum potential socially, emotionally and academically through peer marking and reflection, promote community cohesion and cultural diversity encompassing a full understanding of the school’s ethos, demonstrate professional relationships in line with Staff Handbook, work collaboratively and constructively with the whole school team.

Downloadable content

Eligibility

Those with an annual wage bill of less than £3m do not pay the Apprenticeship Levy. Instead, 95% of each apprenticeship is funded by the government whilst a 5% investment is required by the employer to enhance the skills of their employee.

  • Employers are also be eligible for a £1000 incentive payment if the apprentice is aged 16 – 18.
  • Employers with less than 50 employees and where the apprentice is aged 16 – 18, the government will fund 100% of the apprentice and are eligible for a £1000 incentive payment.
  • Employers with those aged 19+ the government will continue to fund 95% of the apprenticeship programme whilst a 5% investment is required by the employer.

Businesses can manage this through the Apprenticeship Service online account.

Take a look at our Guide to Supporting Smaller Employers PDF.

For more information and guidance on this service then please get in touch with our team, who can give you further information.