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Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
Level 2

Apprenticeship:

Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

Qualification: Level 2

Duration: 12 months

This standard contains knowledge based units and competence based units. There is a minimum of 2 observations of working practice to show learner’s competence in their working role. Also required for the framework is to complete employment rights and responsibilities and personal, learning and thinking skills (grades A-C or grade 4 and above) in maths and English and functional skills level 1 in ICT. Knowledge sessions will be delivered monthly and support in the workplace from colleagues with monthly visits from the Skills Development Coach.

Type of job roles the programme is for

  • Teaching Assistant

Qualifications

  • Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
  • Functional Skills in Maths
  • Functional Skills in English 
  • Functional Skills in ICT

Core competencies

  • Child and young person development
  • Safeguarding
  • Communication
  • Professional relationships
  • Promote equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Health and safety
  • Support learning activities and positive behaviour

Apprenticeship:

Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

Qualification: Level 2

Duration: 12 months

  • New learners are assessed by a Skills Coach to ensure their suitability for the programme
  • After this, they will complete an initial assessment and scoping to identify areas of improvement, and development goals for the apprenticeship
  • An apprenticeship induction is then held for new learners, where they will be introduced to the schedule of study

There are optional units to the apprenticeship, depending on the job role.

  • Contribute to support bilingual learners
  • Support children and young people with disabilities and special education needs
  • Provide support for therapy sessions
  • Support extra-curricular activities
  • Invigilate tests and examinations
  • Support children and young people play and leisure

Apprenticeship:

Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

Qualification: Level 2

Duration: 12 months

There is a clear GC Education & Skills career pathway for the apprentice once they've completed the Level 2 Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools course.