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PE Teaching Assistant Apprentice at Lapage Primary school Lapage Primary School

Nurture Academies Trust requires a PE Teaching Assistant at Lapage Primary School. This is a fantastic opportunity especially suited to ambitious and enthusiastic people interested in furthering their skills and becoming part of a growing Trust

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Closing date: 22 Aug 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 with a day release to Shipley College on a Thursday. Please discuss shifts, hours and working week at interview.

    Total hours per week: 32.5

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    07 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an apprentice you will be required to:

  • Have an interrest in teaching PE to primary school-aged children and an interest in making a difference to the lives of our pupils


  • Feel passionate about the promotion of a healthy lifestyle and the reduction of childhood obesity through a varied offering of PE activities as part of the curriculum and outside of school hours


  • Have high aspirations for all pupils and are able to easily engage with them


  • Possess a nurturing approach to dealing with children, including those who are in crisis


  • Have a growth mindset and a positive attitude


  • Show enthusiasm to be part of our dedicated and hardworking team


  • Work with subject teachers to plan a differentiated curriculum.
  • Work with subject teachers and form tutors to ensure supported lessons providing differentiated material for all students.
  • Support students’ learning in consultation with teachers during lessons.
  • Assist staff in the acquisition and preparation of resources which will facilitate wider inclusion for all students.

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

  • Teaching Assistant Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard.
  • L2 Functional Skills in Maths and English if required.
  • Weekly day release at Shipley College on a Thursday.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

As well as ensuring full competency as a Teaching Assistant, this standard provides a foundation for potential progression into a number of career paths in the Educational sector including Teaching Assistant, Cover, Supervisor, Higher Level Teaching Assistant and Teacher.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4+, A-C or L2 equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4+, A-C or L2 equivalent) Desired
Other any sport or coaching qualification. (Grade Pass) Desired

Things to consider

Please ensure you have: Researched the role, the location of the school. A DBS criminal record check and eligibility to work in the UK will be required. All applicants will be asked to submit a current CV and may be asked to attend an assessment for Maths and English.

About the employer

We believe every child is a valued member of our school community. We value all our children as independent and unique individuals and our schools offers a unique and exciting curriculum to ensure that children achieve their full potential.


Lapage Primary School


Lapage Primary School

Barkerend Road



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Training provider



Callum Ward


Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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