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Teaching Assistant Apprentice BROOKSIDE CP SCHOOL

We have an exciting vacancy within our Academy to join our team as a Teaching Assistant Apprentice.

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Closing date: 30 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

    This is a term time only position between Monday and Friday hours will be set between 8am and 4.30pm

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    18 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    4 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties will include:

Good levels of competency in literacy and numeracy.
Adaptable and flexible approach to working.
Awareness of necessity for boundaries.
Ability to work as a member of a team.
Ability to communicate effectively with a range of people.
Ability to use own initiative.
Commitment to equality of opportunities.
Ability to work calmly and with patience.
Good sense of humour.
Good organisational skills.

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

Training will take place at Brookside Academy once a week in connection with Strode College.

If you do not already hold an English and Maths qualification at a GCSE grade 4 or equivalent, training will be provided in order for you to achieve your Level 2 functional skill in both subjects. Embedded within the apprenticeship we also offer a Level 3 diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning, the knowledge for this will be delivered weekly during your taught sessions at Brookside Academy.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Once completed this apprenticeship you will hold a full level 3 teaching assistant's qualification, which could led to a full time teaching assistants post.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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

About the employer

Based in Street, Brookside Academy is a large Primary School offering care and education for children from 3 months old to 11 years. We offer a large wrap around care provision and extended school programme.






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Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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