Intermediate Apprenticeship in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
The course will enable you to develop the knowledge and skills needed to work in a primary, secondary or special school environment, in a role that supports teaching and learning. You will learn about a wide range of areas including children and young people’s development, supporting children with disabilities or special educational needs and communicating with children and young people.
The apprentice is based in the workplace most of the time, earning a wage and gaining practical skills and experience. Attendance at college on a day release, improving theoretical knowledge and gaining additional skills. In addition, the apprentice will work towards achieving Functional Skills at level 1 in maths, English and ICT. The apprentice will work under the close supervision of a class teacher and will be supervising lessons and helping in the classroom. Depending on the teacher and the class subject, the apprentice may have the opportunity of supervising arts and crafts activities, helping with outings, or reading to the class.
What areas will I study?
- Schools as organisations
- Supporting children and young people with disabilities and special educational needs
- Preparing and maintaining learning environments and invigilating examinations
- Supporting learning activities and extra-curricular activities
- Supporting children and young people at meal times, during play and leisure and outside the school