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Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship - Wheelock Primary School Wheelock Primary School

A great opportunity has risen to undertake a Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship level 3. To supervise children and young people and prepare creative and play opportunities for them after school

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Closing date: 11 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    ** As the working hours are term time only the salary will be pro rata'd to account for 39 weeks per year. The actual salary, based on the National Apprenticeship Wage of £4.81, will be £7,971.63. **

  • Working week

    Between the hours of 8am - 6pm, 37 hours per week, 38 weeks a year.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    22 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties to include:

  • Supervise children and young people and prepare creative and play opportunities for them
  • Check that play materials and equipment are used and stored correctly and report any worn or damaged equipment to the teacher or club manager
  • Under the direct supervision of the teacher or club manager, assist individual or groups of pupils and ensure their safety and wellbeing
  • Attend to the personal, social and physical needs of pupils including washing, toileting, assisting with feeding

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

Teaching Assistant Level 3 Apprenticeship standard

A minimum of 20% of the learning must be
completed ‘off-the-job’ (OTJ) and could include the
• Online learning
• Mentoring and shadowing
• Research and self-study
• Coaching
• Mock EPA – PD / Observation

There will also be an End Point Assessment (EPA)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential progression after apprenticeship completed.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Patience


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

Things to consider

DBS Required. Start date 1st September 2022 . Must be confident of travel to the place of apprenticeship daily. The successful candidate will be required to complete a Learning for Life application form, have an enhanced DBS clearance with our organisation as well as other safeguarding and pre-employment checks including references from a present and previous employer (if possible) and a confidential health check.

About the employer

Wheelock is a happy school with children who are eager to learn and to enjoy the opportunities they are given. We are proud of our children and value their hard work and enjoyment. We aim to create a stimulating environment in which children can learn and flourish through our vibrant and creative curriculum.


Wheelock Primary School


Crewe Rd



CW11 4PY

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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