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Level 3 PE Teaching Assistant Apprentice - Whitehill J M School Whitehill Junior School

Working in a school as a PE Teaching Assistant Apprentice your role will involve supporting the class teacher during lessons and assisting the teacher in maintaining a purposeful, supportive learning environment. Within this apprenticeship there will be additional training in PE. Training will be delivered by our Tutors.

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

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Uplifts for relevant experience will be discussed at interview

    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

    Working week Mon - Fri Hrs to be confirmed. Total hours per week: bet 30 - 37 hrs • Weekly minimum wage £144.30 Wages discussed at int • Expected duration min 14 months • Possible start date 1 Sep 2022 • Advanced Level Apprenticeship

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    07 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supporting teachers and students during practical work, to include setting up demonstrations and equipment, providing guidance to pupils in the development of their tasks, including the safe operation and demonstration of equipment.
  • To assist with overseeing the work of small groups of students engaged in practical tasks, as requested by the PE Co-ordinator/Lead and under the supervision of the classroom teacher
  • Day to day support of lessons including preparing equipment, materials and teaching aids. Tidying and cleaning after use if required owing to relevant COVID situation
  • To support with efficient organisation of the work and storage areas and to ensure the cleanliness, safety and security of these areas at all times.
  • To assist with the delivery of extra curriculum/lunchtime activities.
  • Where appropriate for the above activities support staff with:
  • Preparation of equipment, materials and rooms: setting out of equipment, organising team kits and transport for fixtures and curriculum activities.
  • Working as a team member within your school and gaining invaluable experience.

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

  • Depending on area, you will be assigned a tutor and training will be blended - involving both virtual and face to face.
  • Training will be weekly and, Off The Job Training hours will be logged.
  • You will be working with an Eportfolio ( BUD System ) and alongside your tutor you will be assigned a mentor from within your work place.
  • Following a successful Gateway meeting you will move forwards for an End Point Assessment - Upon successful completion of the EPA you will achieve a Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship.
  • Your tutor will visit for observations in the work place.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Level 4 Sports Coach in a school setting

Higher Education pathway

Teaching Assistant within a school setting

Pathway into Teaching

Working in a sector that involves, initiative, leadership, communication, developing positive relationships

Transferable skills that are invaluable in the wider world of work

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent Maths - English (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

The role will be a position that allows the applicant to work with colleagues within a professional setting. It is an invaluable learning opportunity and is also a role that could be invaluable for an existing member of staff who wishes to extend their personal continued professional development.

About the employer

Whitehill Junior School is a county school, set in extensive grounds with large areas in which to play and enjoy outdoor learning, within the northern area of Hertfordshire County Education Authority. We passionately believe that high quality resources inspire and motivate children and staff to achieve their best and as a result have spent a great deal of effort creating exciting and stimulating spaces to learn both inside and out. We believe that each child is an individual and take pride in providing for all aspects of our children’s education, academic, emotional, physical, social and emotional. Children love learning and our aim is to nourish and maintain that natural curiosity and drive whilst striving to help them be the best that they can be. We are extremely proud to be recognised by the community and a wider range of organisations for the passion and excitement we bring to the education of our children There is no magic formula for a child’s success. Success is earned by hard work involving many people – parents, teachers and of course the children themselves. It depends on this effort and your co-operation and help. We value your friendship and loyalty to the school and look forward to meeting you on many varied occasions.


Whitehill Junior School


Whitehill Junior School

Whitehill Road



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Training provider



Adam Baker

01438 791046

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please visit: Two options 1.Download application form and send it through to 2. Apply directly with an expression of interest form via the website Any queries contact: Sporting Futures Training - 01438 791068/ 07901 603292

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Aug 2022