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L3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship CONNECTED LEARNING

We are seeking an enthusiastic and caring Teaching Apprentice to provide support for children and teachers. This is a unique opportunity to gain experience of working in a primary school alongside teachers with a view to becoming a qualified teacher. Whilst working in school, you will attend college 1 day per week.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £145.00 per week (includes 1 day per week at college)

    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 - Friday 8am - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    22 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    13 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    4 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

This will involve working

•           In alternative provision

•           1-1

•           May be required to work in other schools within the MAT

•           Training days

•           Building a portfolio of evidence

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

Monday to Friday with 1 day per week at Chelmsford College

Primary School Teaching Apprentice to work with students between the ages of 5 and 11 based at Powers Hall Academy in Witham. Cherry Tree Academy in Colchester, Iceni Academy in Colchester and Silver End Academy. Potential candidates should have the desire to progress further towards Qualified Teacher Status.

Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Standard



What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We are looking for people that aspire to become Primary School Teachers, do you have this ambition?

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade A-C OR 1-9) Essential

Things to consider

Are you able to travel to work easily and is this affordable?

About the employer

Connected Learning Academy Trust (Includes Templars Academy, Silver End Academy, Powers Hall Academy, Cherry Tree Academy and Iceni Academy)




Powers Hall Academy Spa Road




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Training provider



David Cornwell

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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