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Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship THE HAWKSMOOR LEARNING TRUST

TAs work with and care for children of all ages. They play an integral part in pupils’ well-being; ensuring pupils thrive in a positive environment. TAs will be offered a personalised pathway to develop in up to two specialist areas: Special Educational Needs and Disability , Early Years, Behaviour, English as an Additional Language and Assessment

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Closing date: 01 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Free lunch if eaten with the pupils

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 8:00 - 16:00 Friday 8:00 15:30 (30 min for lunch) We operate 40 weeks out of the year (Term time + 1 week)

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    22 Apr 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

During the apprenticeship, duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Supporting students to accomplish their daily goals in a variety of subjects
  • Work with teachers to understand and support assessment
  • Develop effective and informed practice
  • Safeguard and promote the health, safety and welfare of children
  • Develop strategies for support 

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

On successful completion of your apprenticeship, you will be awarded the Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship and Level 2 Functional skills in Maths and English, if required.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

It is up to you what you do when you have finished your apprenticeship. There may be an opportunity to stay on at the same company and progress to the next level of qualification, High Level Teaching Assistant. Alternatively, you may want to look for a new job or other professional development opportunity. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 4) Desired

About the employer

The Hawksmoor learning Trust is a Multi-academy Trust of 4 primary schools based in Towcester and Brackley. At Bracken Leas we firmly believe that every child is A.B.L.E. This is reflected in our school motto: ACHIEVE, BELIEVE, LEARN, ENJOY Please find out more about us on our website




Magdalen Meadows


NN13 6LF

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Training provider



Rachel Davis


Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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