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Teaching Assistant Apprentice Ripley St Thomas C Of E High School

Our teaching assistant apprenticeship programme will teach many different skills, which will allow you to work within schools to support classroom delivery.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 11 Oct 2022

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, 9:00am-5:30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    1 years

  • Possible start date

    12 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    12 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Key responsibilities and accountabilities are likely to include:

  • Supervising class activities
  • Assisting with young people’s learning experience
  • Helping students who might need extra support
  • Learning classroom based skills and behaviour techniques
  • Planning sessions and think about learning objectives
  • Working alongside the teacher to support classroom activities.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • A team player
  • Reliable, committed, and punctual attitude
  • Hard working ethic 

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiastic and have an interest in working with children
  • Professional, organised, and attention to detail
  • Confidence in your own ability to want to learn and develop

Desired qualifications

5 GCSEs (or equivalent) grades A*-C 9/4 including English and maths

Previous experience of working with children desirable, but not essential

Future prospects

There may be opportunities to undertake further apprenticeship training as many of our programs offer on-going development tracks.

Things to consider

Apprenticeships require an enhanced DBS check before the commencement of the role due to working with children.

About the employer

The Trust was set up by Ripley St Thomas Church of England Academy in 2017. Ripley is a large Academy with over 1700 students, The Academy has been graded "Outstanding" in its last two Ofsted inspections. In 2018 we were delighted to welcome Carnforth High School into our Trust family, and then Morecambe Bay Academy and Central Lancaster High School in 2019.


Ripley St Thomas C Of E High School


Ashton Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lancaster & Morecambe College


Employer Engagement 01524521483

Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills may be required, depending upon prior attainment
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Relevant training will be provided through Lancaster and Morecambe College in order to successfully complete the Teaching Assistant programme at Level 3, subject to attending an Apprenticeship Preparation Training Session here at Lancaster and Morecambe College.

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 11 Oct 2022