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Level 3 PE Teaching Assistant Apprentice - Manor Fields Primary School Manor Fields Primary school, Herts CC

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 Dec 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: minimum 30.00 • Weekly minimum wage £144.30 Wages discussed at interview • Expected duration 14 months • Possible start date 01 Sep 2022 • Advanced Level Apprenticeship

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    15 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 

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

Welcome to Manor Fields Primary School, a school where every child is valued and where their curiosity, creativity and individuality are celebrated. At Manor Fields, we are proud of our friendly and aspirational school. We welcome children from age three to eleven years old, providing a culture of possibility where every child really does matter, coupled with a belief that all things are possible. We provide a holistic approach to education, aiming to genuinely prepare our children for life in the 21st century as global citizens, giving them solid foundations and an enthusiasm for life-long learning. Our school community is built on trust and respect for one another and a belief that everyone has the capacity to succeed. All staff are passionate about education and seek to inspire and ignite a love of learning. We provide a very stimulating academic curriculum together with a strong tradition of music and sport. Some of our additional activities include orchestra, debating club, dance and drama. The extensive school grounds are used regularly by children of all ages to learn and explore beyond the classroom. We have a Forest School that encourages children to use natural habitats in which to learn a wide range of skills, as well as a gym trail and wildlife area. Both staff and governors bring expertise, enthusiasm and experience. We are passionate about sharing high expectations and ensuring every child achieves his or her full potential, both academically and personally. Children learn best when they feel safe to take on challenges, when they feel inspired, when they feel valued and when their achievements are celebrated. Manor Fields’ children are ambitious, motivated and caring, and we are very proud of their achievements in all fields of the curriculum.


Manor Fields Primary school, Herts CC



Bishop Stortford


CM23 4LE

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Training provider



Adam Baker

01438 791068

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please visit: Download application form and send it through to Sporting Futures Training - 01438 791068/ 07901 603292

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Dec 2022