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Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Granta Special School

Granta offers great opportunities to candidates wishing to work in a forward looking, effective team of professionals keen to make a difference for our pupils and their families. A post with us comes with valuable team support from colleagues, opportunities for professional development and involvement in a school that continues to move forward.

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Closing date: 02 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    8.45am –3.45pm, weekdays and 8.45am – 4.45pm on Wednesday, (term time including PD days only)

    Total hours per week: 32.5

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    14 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The role of a Teaching Assistant is to provide support for pupils, teachers and other staff in order to:

  • Raise standards of achievement for all pupils.
  • Encourage pupils to become more independent learners.
  • Provide support for their emotional, social, and physical welfare.
  • Support the inclusion of pupils in all aspects of school life.
  • To work under the direction of the line manager, class teachers, and other staff to support the learning of whole classes, selected groups or individuals as instructed.
  • To study relevant qualifications while you earn.

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

Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Standard 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

A permanent position is potentially available on successful completion of the qualification and induction.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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

About the employer

Granta School is a highly successful, popular Community Area Special School, catering for pupils aged 3 to 19 years old. We currently have 180 children on role and we are extremely proud of our team who continually work towards providing our students with the best possible learning outcomes.


Granta Special School


Cambridge Road


CB21 4NN

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Training provider




Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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