Current Apprenticeship Vacancies

Current Vacancies

Vacancy Course Subject Employer Closing Date
Apprentice Teaching Assistant Supporting teaching and learning in schools Harrowgate Hill Primary School 14th March 2019
Apprentice Light Vehicle Mechanic Vehicle Maintenance and Repair MB of Darlington 15th March 2019

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Apprentice Teaching Assistant 

Employer: Harrowgate Hill Primary School 
Hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: £3.90 per hour 
Number of Posts: 2

Vacancy Details

We have an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to begin their career in education at our school. We wish to appoint an apprentice teaching assistant who will be enthusiastic and hard working. Candidates will need to possess both initiative and sensitivity and be proven effective team members.

The successful applicant will be expected to:

Training and development:

  • Attain the supporting teaching and learning in schools level 3 by attending tutorials and classes and by completing all assignments set
  • Attend training sessions as appropriate, this may include off-site training days
  • Undertake responsibility for improving your own practice through observation of more experienced colleagues, participating in all available training opportunities, coaching, working with a mentor, self-evaluation and performance management, including the school’s training days

Support for pupils:

  • Raise pupil achievement by supporting the class teacher to develop outstanding practice
  • Under supervision, assist with the physical management and personal care needs for children (including basic first aid, where appropriate)
  • Work with individual and groups of children to encourage them to achieve greater independence and self-confidence
  • Establish constructive relationships with parents and carers, promoting the school’s policies
  • Establish rapport and respectful, trusting relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and setting high expectations
  • Supervise and provide particular support for pupils, including those with special needs, ensuring their access to learning resources
  • Promote inclusion and acceptance of all pupils in the classroom by encouraging them to interact with each other and to engage in activities led by the teacher
  • Support the implementation of IEPS, behaviour plans, personal care programmes, curriculum planning, and assessment
  • Evaluate learning and provide feedback to the teacher/parent/agency as needed

Support for teachers:

  • Follow the instructions of the class teachers and teaching assistants with planning, delivery and evaluation of differentiated and varied learning activities
  • Promote good pupil behaviour, dealing promptly with conflicts in line with school protocols and school behaviour policies
  • Contribute towards resourcing teaching, by developing and making resources as necessary for children in the class or year group
  • Listen to children read, read stories and tell stories to individuals or groups of children
  • Work with pupils on programmes linked to local and national curriculum and learning strategies e.g. literacy, numeracy, early years, recording achievement, progress and feeding back to the teacher
  • Monitor pupils’ responses to learning activities and achievement as directed
  • Provide detailed feedback to teachers on pupils’ achievement, progress, problems etc. as requested
  • Under the guidance of more experienced colleagues, learn to undertake pupil record keeping as requested
  • Under the guidance of more experienced colleagues, assist with the collation of pupil reports as requested by the teacher. this may involve data input
  • Support the effective use of ICT in learning activities and develop pupils’ competence and independence in its use
  • Maintain a purposeful, orderly and supportive environment, in accordance with lesson plans
  • Clear away resources and materials after lessons
  • Assist with the display of pupils’ work in the classroom and around school
  • Prepare, maintain, and use equipment/resources required to meet the lesson plans/learning activity and assist pupils in their use
  • Undertake routine administrative tasks e.g. photocopying, filing, collecting money, checking deliveries and placing goods in stock and maintaining records of stock, reproducing work sheets for agreed activities

Support for the school:

  • Be aware of and comply with policies relating to child protection, health and safety, confidentiality, safeguarding, and data protection, reporting all concerns to a nominated person
  • Contribute to the overall work, smooth running, and ethos of the school
  • Appreciate and support the role of other people in the team
  • Attend and participate in meetings as required
  • Participate in the school’s performance management process
  • Accompany teaching staff and pupils on visits, trips and out-of-school activities as required

Training will be provided:

  • Level 3 Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
  • Level 2 Award Employment Rights & Responsibilities
  • Functional skills in maths, English and ICT at Level 2 (if you do not hold exemption qualifications)
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Safeguarding Children
  • Any other training specified by your employer

To apply: To apply visit [external link] searching vacancy number VAC001507016

For more information: For more information please contact L&S Employer Engagement Officer, on 01325 405601 or l&[email protected]

Closing Date: Thursday 14th March 2019

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Apprentice Light Vehicle Mechanic

Employer: MB of Darlington 
Hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: £3.70 per hour  
Number of Posts: 1

Vacancy Details

MB of Darlington is looking for an Apprentice to assist and support other members of staff within the garage, perform general housekeeping duties and be productive, carrying out maintenance and repair of light vehicles. They will be expected to be punctual, reliable and willing to learn new skills.

The vacancy will require the successful applicant to carry out all aspects of motor vehicle repair including:

  • Servicing and maintaining vehicles in line with manufacturer’s requirements
  • Repairing and replacing faulty parts and components
  • Advising the service department or customers about any necessary repairs
  • Preparing cars for MOT
  • Pre or post repair inspections
  • Basic diagnosis of faults.

Training will be provided to achieve the following qualifications:

  • Level 2 NVQ in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
  • Level 2 Technical Certificate
  • Functional Skills (English, maths, and ICT as required)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)

Training will take place periodically at our training centre.  Here you will learn the theory elements of the course, gaining the knowledge to complete the qualifications.

To apply: Please apply on: with vacancy number VAC001488040

For more information: Please contact Graham Curry on 01325 405601 or email [email protected]

Closing Date: Friday 15th March 2019

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