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Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Level 3 Derbyshire County Council

We are looking for an individual to work under direction and with support across all our classes in school, this rages from Year 1 to Year 6. You would support teachers in a classroom setting creating a stimulating and high quality environment for our children’s educational development needs.

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Closing date: 26 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £7,503.60 to £14,820.00

    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 8.45am – 3.45pm

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    26 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will be required to work across school within all our classes working with children from year 1 to Year 6.  This would mean you are required to complete a wide range of tasks which could include:

  • Supporting in the classroom to help develop strong maths and English skills
  • Delivering small break out groups working with children who may require extra help
  • Taking part in various activities around school as and when required such as Sports day, School discos and Fundraising events.

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

The Apprenticeship Scheme is run in conjunction with a training provider to ensure that you are supported by a first class training programme. You will attend a class or workshop - either face to face or online - once a week in one of our Adult Education Centres, located across the county, which will enable you to achieve the following qualifications:

  • Advanced Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching & Learning in Schools
  • Functional Skills at Level 2, English, Maths, if required

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Successful completion of the apprenticeship will lead to consideration for any roles that are available within the school at the time.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Number skills, Creative, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Desired
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade 4-9) Desired

Things to consider

In line with the school’s Safeguarding requirements, the successful candidate will require an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check.

About the employer

We are a small primary school with around 160 children on roll, this includes an EYFS block which hosts a reception and nursery class for children from the age of 3.


Derbyshire County Council


York Crescent

Doe Lea


S44 5PF

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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