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Apprentice Teaching Assistant Riverside Training Ltd

To assist in the preparation of materials and programs of work. To assist with group activities and support individuals. To assist with any medical, personal, social and behavioural problems.

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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 TBC.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    24 Sep 2021

  • Date posted

    01 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Support the ethos of the school and follow school routines and procedures. 

  • Undertake a programme of induction and attend other relevant in-service training as directed by the head teacher
  • Be aware of, and maintain, confidential issues as required

Under the direction of the teacher and/or line manager to:

  • Assist in designated areas of the curriculum including preparation and clearing away of resources, including IT
  • Promote pupil achievement in learning and re-enforce pupils’ self-esteem
  • Ensure that children are able to use equipment and materials provided
  • Assist with the support of group activates within and away from the classroom
  • Assist with the movement of pupils around the building and surrounding areas and with activities, both within and outside lesson time
  • Participate in general school activities including assembly, break and lunch time activities, sports days, school visits etc. as required
  • Be aware of and promote children’s general welfare and follow the school’s health and safety procedures
  • Assist with health and hygiene and first aid. This may include assistance with toileting
  • Assist with the preparation and mounting of display materials
  • Share general domestic duties with the teachers and other staff
  • Maintain and update records as directed by the teacher
  • Support inclusion of children with special needs
  • Assist with the delivery of individual education plans
  • Provide feedback about the children to the teacher
  • To undertake designated administrative and clerical tasks, in order to support teaching and learning
  • Carry out other duties as directed by the teacher, line manager or head teacher
  • Undergo review of duties and responsibilities according to the school’s schedule
  • May be required to undertake safeguarding training at appropriate level to the role

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Communicate Effectively (both orally and in writing) with both children and adults 
  • Use of ICT 
  • Well organised 

Personal qualities

  • Ability to develop good relationships 
  • Good sense of humour
  • Enthusiastic Team player 

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE, or equivalents, English and maths 

Future prospects

  • Possible opportunity for this to become a part time role upon completion of the apprenticeship 

Things to consider

  • Pencombe is a rural village with no bus route
  • You must be able to drive or have a means of getting to and from the school each day
  • No appointment is confirmed until an enhanced DBS check has been completed

About the employer

This position will be based with Pencome CE Primary School. 

Pencombe CE Primary School is a small, rural village school. We pride ourselves on the 'family feel' of the school and how we work together as a team. 


Riverside Training Ltd





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Additional location information

Pencombe CE Primary School


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Riverside Training Ltd

  • Level 3 Teaching Assistant 
  • Any Job Specific Training (as necessary)
  • Functional Skills Level 2 (if required)

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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