Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools Apprenticeship Level 2


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If you're currently employed or are volunteering within a learning support role then this could be the apprenticeship for you. 

Your role may be as a Teaching Assistant, Special Needs Assistant or Learning Support Assistant.

Throughout the programme you will develop the relevant skills and knowledge to help you in you role of supporting teaching and learning. You will then put this into practice and use it to demponstrate competence in your role. 

Why choose Brock for Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools Apprenticeship Level 2?

You will learn from teachers with many years of professional experience in supporting teaching and learning to a variety of learners. 

With their help and support you can launch or develop your career.

Teaching & learning

Your assessor will help prepare you for your End Point Assessment. 

On-programme assessment methods include:

  • Workshops.
  • Lectures.
  • Group and individual work.
  • Discussion.
  • Presentations.

Training structure

As well as your contract hours, you will have 20% off-the-job training, plus regular contact with your college assessor to ensure you are making adequate progress.

You will study the following areas:

  • Child and young person development.
  • Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people.
  • Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults.
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people.
  • Help improve own and team practice in schools.
  • Maintain and support relationships with children and young people.
  • Support children and young people's health and safety.
  • Support children and young people's positive behaviour.
  • Support learning activities. 

You may also be required to complete Level 1 Functional Skills in English, Maths and ICT.

Level 2 Award in Employment Responsibilities and PLTS, Personal Learning and Thinking Skills will be embedded into your training. 

Minimum entry requirements

  • You should be at least 16 years old.
  • You must have employment within a school for at least 16 hours a week over a 36 week period.
  • You will be required to complete Functional Skills Maths and English Level 2 if you have not previously achieved grade 4 - 9. 

How will I be assessed?

You will be expected to demonstrate good work place practice through observation in the work place and a portfolio of written evidence.

Methods of assessment could include:

  • Professional discussion.  
  • Reflection on own practice in real work situations.
  • Coursework.
  • Observation.

All the assessment criteria of the mandatory and optional units must be achieved in order to obtain a pass.

Information & support

  • This qualification will predominately take place within your workplace.
  • You will be required to attend an interview in order to be accepted onto this course. 
  • You must undertake the Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service process and provide the result before commencing your role. 

What can I do with this Apprenticeship?

Upon successful completion of this apprenticeship you may benefit from enhanced career prospects within the school environment. 

You may also choose to progress to a higher level qualification. 

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