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Teaching Assistant L3 Apprenticeship LEO ACADEMY TRUST

Are you interested in starting a career working with children - either as your first role after finishing school, or perhaps as a career change? Are you committed to high standards and self development? If so, we would like to hear from you.

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

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Pay equates to £7.00 per hour (if age 19 or over and after the first year of your apprenticeship, you will be entitled to the minimum wage for your age)

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday - shifts are to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    19 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • The primary role of a Teaching Assistant is to work under the professional guidance of the Class Teacher to undertake learning activities with groups of pupils, in or outside the classroom.
  • A Teaching Assistant will support the Class Teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom.
  • You will have a variety of roles & responsibilities as detailed in the job description available from our website

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

  • You will be undertaking a Teaching Assistant L3 course
  • We have vacancies across the Trust - our schools are located across Sutton & Epsom
  • You will undertake 20% study time through a variety of media

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There are several routes you may choose to take after successfully completing your course such as Cover Supervisor, Senior Teaching Assistant and Higher Level Teaching Assistant; alternatively you may wish to gain experience in the school environment and consolidate your learning, taking advantage of all our CPD opportunities.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/levels 9-5) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade A*-C/levels 9-5) Desired

About the employer

At LEO Academy Trust, we are committed to working with our wider community and to helping hard working, motivated individuals get into and get on at work.




C/O Cheam Common Junior Academy

Kingsmead Avenue

Worcester Park




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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please complete an online application form that can be found on our website, within the job advert; please be as thorough as possible with your answers. Shortlisted applicants will be invited by email to the next stage of the selection process, so please check your junk/spam mailboxes.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Aug 2022