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Apprentice Teaching Assistant St Peter's C Of E Middle School

St Peter's Church of England school is looking for an apprentice to join them, your main role will be to support the class teacher to enhance pupil's learning either in groups or individually, ensuring pupils understand the work set, know their learning objectives and stay on task in order to make progress.

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Closing date: 28 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday Shifts TBA.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    25 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • To work under the direct instruction of the class teacher and SENCo to support the teaching and learning activities in the classroom
  • To provide general support to the class teacher in the organisation and management of pupils and the classroom
  • To assist the teacher in creating and maintaining a purposeful, orderly and supportive learning environment
  • To support the inclusion of all pupils, ensuring they have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop
  • To provide support for pupils emotional and social needs by encouraging and modelling positive behaviour in line with the school's behaviour policy
  • to provide general clerical support to the teacher, as appropriate e.g photocopying, laminating etc
  • To be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of students within the school
  • To work collaboratively and constructively with the whole school team

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good numeracy and literacy skills 
  • Ability to work well as part of a team
  • An understanding of classroom roles and responsibilities 
  • Able to use basic computer technology, school's software, photocopier
  • Use appropriate varied vocabulary to ensure pupil' understanding 
  • Develop strategies to support and encourage pupils to move towards independent learning
  • Foster and encourage positive, effective, nurturing and safe learning environments inspiring pupils to take pride in and learn form their individual achievements. 

Personal qualities

  • Flexibility, trust, professional conduct, confidentiality and being respectful 
  • Ability to relate well to children 
  • Ability to relate well to adults 
  • Ability and willingness to participate in training
  • To be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of students within the school

Desired qualifications

English and maths GCSE's grade 4 and above - or equivalent

Future prospects

Prospect for a permanent role after completion of apprenticeship 

About the employer

St Peter's is a middle school, with two year groups running from Year 5 to Year 8. 


St Peter's C Of E Middle School



Crimp Hill Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by The Childcare Company


Lauren Coughlan 07516909278

  • Teaching Assistant - Level 3
  • Functional Skills as required
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

The Childcare Company is an Ofsted ‘Grade 2 Good’ established leading National training provider delivering high quality apprenticeships in partnership with childcare employers to support the development and growth of our workforce.

The Childcare Company is dedicated that each apprentice has the best possible learning journey, by providing training that develops the apprentice’s workplace skills, knowledge and personal development (behaviours), that will have a positive impact on them, in their workplace and in the wider society and most importantly sets a solid foundation to progress in their chosen career path.

Training is delivered through blended learning. Supported by one our sector specialist tutors the tutor will deliver teaching sessions using a variety of methods including; face to face, Skype, virtual classroom, face time and telephone and additionally provide support and motivation.  Working in partnership with the employer, apprentices will be provided with ‘on the job’ and ‘off the job’ training during their paid working hours. 

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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