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Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Level 3 Sale & Davys C Of E Controlled Primary School

To work as a TA across the school. Mainly based in a year 3 and year 4 mixed aged class.

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Closing date: 25 Jul 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £138.60 to £267.30

    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 to Friday, 9am – 5pm.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    21 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Sep 2021

  • Date posted

    08 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Working under guidance to:

  • Help the teacher with the management of pupil behaviour
  • Support pupils in class groups implementing work set by the teacher
  • Contribute to updating pupil records
  • Assist in the setting out of learning materials appropriate to the planned activity
  • Observe and report on pupils’ performance when required
  • Contribute to the planning of learning activities with the teacher
  • Promote social and emotional development of the pupils alongside other team members
  • Support the maintenance of pupils’ Health and Safety
  • Support the use of I.T. in the classroom
  • Help pupils develop literacy and numeracy skills on a one-to-one or group setting.
  • Promote independent learning
  • Liaise with other team members and parents in a professional manner
  • Be aware of all school policies and how to implement them
  • Review and develop your own professional practice
  • Carry out any other duties that may reasonably be regarded as within the nature of the duties, responsibilities and grade of this post

Methods of Working:

  • To understand and comply with the School’s Child Protection Guidelines
  • To maintain confidentiality and observe data protection and associated guidelines where appropriate
  • To carry out the duties and responsibilities of the post in compliance with the School’s Equal Opportunities Policy
  • To understand and comply with the School’s Health and Safety Policy in the performance of their duties and responsibilities
  • To understand and comply with all other relevant school policies

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Basic ICT competency
  • Good spoken and written English
  • An awareness of a need to think creatively
  • An awareness of learning styles
  • Experience of working with children

Personal qualities

  • Commitment to an inclusive ethos
  • Commitment to the school’s Christian ethos
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Enthusiastic, dedicated and caring

Desired qualifications

  • English GCSE grade A*-C/9-4
  • Maths GCSE grade A*-C/9-4
  • NVQ Level 3  working towards
  • Or equivalents 

Future prospects

  • Successful completion of the apprenticeship will lead to consideration for any roles that are available within the council at the time

Things to consider

  • In line with the school’s Safeguarding requirements, the successful candidate will require an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check

About the employer

Our school has a happy atmosphere where achievement can be seen all around.  We are proud of our school, our children and our attainments.  Together, we strive to create a stimulating, caring environment within which all pupils can develop to their full potential, spiritually and intellectually.  


Sale & Davys C Of E Controlled Primary School


Twyford Road


DE73 7HA

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Derbyshire County Council

The Apprenticeship Scheme is run in conjunction with a training provider to ensure that you are supported by a first class training programme which will enable you to achieve the following qualifications:

  • Advanced Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching & Learning in Schools
  • Functional Skills at Level 2, English, maths, if required

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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