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Teaching Assistant Apprentice Windmill Primary

Windmill Academy are looking for a Teaching Assistant Apprentice to join their school. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to begin a career in education. As a Teaching Assistant you will be required to support the class teacher and support children with their learning in the classroom.

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Closing date: 31 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £211.27 - £351.50

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday - a range of shifts between 8am and 4pm (TBC)

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    21 months

  • Possible start date

    31 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    14 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to begin a career in education.

Working primarily with children aged 4-11 the roles and responsibilities will include the following (under guidance of the teacher):

  • Set up and prepare learning activities
  • Set up the classroom and learning environment
  • Support lesson preparation
  • Plan and prepare interventions for small groups of learners
  • Help supervise the children in the classroom and playground
  • Establish constructive relationships with pupils and interact with them according to individual needs
  • Provide feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement
  • Assist with the planning of learning activities
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with other teachers, staff and parents
  • Monitor pupils' responses to learning activities and accurately record achievements/progress as directed
  • Supporting with classroom display

*This apprenticeship is work based learning therefore you will be based at the employers address most of the time. You will only need to attend college in Nottingham City Centre for initial assessments and any mandatory training.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to explain things clearly
  • Good English and mathematical skills
  • Good interpersonal skills with adults and children from all different backgrounds
  • Excellent timekeeping
  • Professional

Personal qualities

  • Hardworking
  • Friendly
  • Reliable

Desired qualifications

A*-C/9-4 GCSE in maths and English (or equivalent).

Future prospects

Possible permanent position on completion of apprenticeship.

About the employer

Windmill L.E.A.D. Academy officially opened its doors as a new school on February 1st, 2013, replacing the previous Windmill Primary School. Windmill is a sponsored academy and is part of the L.E.A.D. Multi-Academy Trust. Based in the vibrant, multicultural area of Sneinton, just outside of Nottingham City centre.


Windmill Primary


Sneinton Blvd



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Nottingham College


Nottingham College Apprenticeship Team

  • Teaching Assistant Standard Level 3
  • Functional Skills if required
  • End point assessment as part of the programme

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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