Employment at WBTC
WBTC is a not-for-profit training provider established in 1983 for the benefit of young people entering the world of work and local employers. Our aim is to invest in quality training and be the most successful Training Provider in the region. Our purpose is to provide the highest quality of service and provision to Learners, Employers and Stakeholders.
We are very fortunate to employ well-qualified staff who inspire our learners. They do this by delivering excellent teaching and providing great learning experiences, all in safe and secure environments that are conducive to learning and development. We recognise that our ambitions and aspirations are underpinned by the quality of our staff, and from time to time we seek good quality people to join us.
We are a unique and caring organisation and offer a great place to work.
In return for your enthusiasm, initiative, desire to inspire others and commitment to the company, you will enjoy the benefits of a good working environment, a happy workforce and the feeling of being part of a team working to benefit others.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community, all applicants are subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
WBTC – paving the way for equality of opportunity in training, education and employment for all.
Teaching Assistant – Part Time – Term Time Only (FTC)
Great Start is the WBTC programme title for the ESFA funded Study Programme. The Study Programme is designed for 16-19 year olds (19-24 for High Need Students (HNS)). It is a programme that is structured to meet the needs of the individual learner, to stretch and support them to progress. This programme provides learning and support for people who are not in education, employment and training, classed as unemployed or not apprenticeship ready. The provision includes a main aim (the larger proportion of the programme), maths and English, employability and pastoral care including assistance in job searching, communication and confidence building, leisure and team activities leading to a measurable achievement and appropriate positive progression of the individual learner.
Key responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:
Training & Programme Delivery
- To support tutors with classroom delivery as required, engaging with learners who need support in a classroom setting or 121
- Reinforce lessons presented by the classroom teacher by reviewing material with students individually or in groups
- Provide additional learning support to learners where identified
- Develop learning programmes for individual needs and adapt appropriate materials accordingly
- Deliver customised learning activities to learners either individually or in groups
- Monitor and support the social and emotional needs of learners appropriately
- Assist with the development of lesson plans and learning materials to meet curriculum requirements and individual learner needs
- Manage allocated learners and complete all necessary paperwork including tracking progress made and feeding this into the overall monitoring system.
- Liaise with relevant Colleagues to ensure all are kept informed of learner progress.
- Contribute to the development of the programme curriculum where applicable to ensure it satisfies the needs of individual learners and meets the programme requirements
- Help tutors prepare for lessons by getting materials ready, setting up equipment and arranging the classroom environment
- Assist the tutor in directly observing and recording behaviour
- Help maintain order in the classroom by ensuring students adhere to the behaviour code of conduct
- Maintain the learning environment in an organised and orderly manner to ensure an optimal learning experience
- Create displays of the learners’ work and other classroom displays
- Assist with other programmes as directed by the Executive Leadership Team.
- Undertake administrative duties, maintaining confidential records, monitor, review and evaluate work in line with quality standards.
- Engage in observations of teaching, learning and assessment (OTLA) and use feedback to further develop skills and knowledge.
- Participate in quality assurance processes such as standardisation, marking/assessment and other duties to a high standard.
- Take an active role in tracking and team meetings with your line manager and report any matters or issues likely to affect your learners’ progress or the learning programmes.
- Maintain professional knowledge in the subject/sector specialism by attending any relevant training/meetings/events necessary for individual and programme development as directed, and ensure your CPD record is up to date and shared with relevant personnel.
- Uphold the aims and objectives of our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Fundamental British Values and Safeguarding and Prevent policies and ensure their implementation.
- Uphold the WBTC’s vision and customer charter and promote the strategic business aims.
- Undertake additional duties as allocated from time to time.