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Sevenhills Academy are looking for a helpful and good-natured Teaching Assistant Apprentice to assist the teaching staff in the classrooms and during extracurricular activities.

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Closing date: 01 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual 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 to Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    06 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Deliver tailored teaching activities to pupils on either a one-to-one
    basis or in small groups.
  • Make sure that the pupils you support are able to engage in learning
    and stay on task during the lesson or activity
  • Support the social and emotional development of pupils, reporting
    any issues when required
  • Support the teacher in managing challenging pupil behaviour and
    promoting positive behaviour
  • Listen to pupils read and read to pupils as a class, group or one-to-
  • Guide and monitor pupil progress
  • Help with the planning of some lessons
  • Provide detailed and regular feedback to teachers on pupils
  • Carry out administrative duties, such as preparing classroom
  • Create art displays of pupils artwork
  • Provide support outside of your normal classes, such as helping
    during exams, covering TA absences or going on school trips
  • Help with extracurricular activity such as breakfast and after-school
    clubs, homework club, revision sessions or lunchtime duties

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

Level 3 Apprenticeship in Teaching Assistant consisting of:

  • Level 3 Apprenticeship in Teaching Assistant
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths

You will be required to attend a half day session with HBTC where you will work towards any functional skills that you have to take. There will also be an end point assessment. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Opportunity to advance in the workplace or go onto Higher Education.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative


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

About the employer

Sevenhills Academy is part of Wellspring Academy Trust which provides alternative education for the communities of North East Lincolnshire and throughout Yorkshire. Based on an ethos of ‘unconditional positive regard’ staff provide authentic care and build relationships. Students are supported in their learning with a focus on personalised pathways, appropriate curriculum and deserved outcomes.


Sevenhills Academy


Sevenhills Academy

Second Avenue


DN33 1NU

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Training provider



Mya Buckingham


Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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