Teaching Assistant Apprentice Level 3

Closing Date: 31/03/2023
Contract Contract
Job Role Apprenticeships
Working Hours Term Time
Location Redcar & Cleveland
Salary £8,754.20

Job Description

Dormanstown Primary School have an exciting opportunity available for a candidate who really loves the idea of working with children. The school is seeking an apprentice to support with Teaching Assistant duties while working towards the L3 qualification. You will be assisting children to be successful through supporting excellent attitudes towards learning and behaviour and helping them to access the curriculum.

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Use specialist (curricular/learning) skills/training/experience to support all pupils with SEND
  • Assisting children to be successful through supporting excellent attitudes towards learning and behaviour and helping them to access the curriculum
  • Supervise and provide particular support for pupils, ensuring their safety and access to learning activities
  • Supervising pupils who may be working outside normal timetables or who need 1:1 support outside of the classroom
  • Supervise children at playtime and lunchtime
  • Assist with the development and implementation of individual plans e.g. behaviour, healthcare and learning
  • Establish constructive relationships with pupils and interact with them according to individual needs
  • Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils
  • Support pupils in their own personal development
  • Encourage pupils to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher
  • Set challenging and demanding expectations and promote self-esteem and independence
  • Provide feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement under the guidance of the teacher

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Level 3 Teaching Assistant apprenticeship standard:

  • On and off the job training
  • Day release at College/Training Centre

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

You will be able to progress into Teaching Assistant positions following completion of this apprenticeship. You will have a qualification that allows you to gain employment within an educational setting.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English & Maths (Grade 4+) Essential
Other Driving License (Grade PASS) Desired

Things to consider

This vacancy is to start immediately therefore you must be available to start before applying. The closing date, interview date and start date are subject to change. This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment. Individuals are able to undertake an apprenticeship at a higher level than a qualification they currently hold, including any previously completed apprenticeships. Individuals can also undertake an apprenticeship at the same level, or lower level than a qualification they already hold as long as the new apprenticeship allows for new skills to be acquired and the content of the training is materially different from any previous qualification or apprenticeship. Northern Skills will check candidates’ eligibility prior to any interviews. Please be aware that as Northern Skills provide a recruitment matching service, we will also consider you for roles which pay the Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage. Ability in heavy manual lifting Ability to use initiative and apply common sense A reasonable understanding of IT An Interest in Audio Visual Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
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