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Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship level 3 - Pennington School Pennington C of E Primary School

Working to support all children including send children across the whole school. Supporting with teaching and learning, and social and emotional needs. You will build relationships with the staff and team and pupils and help to develop the pupils to their greatest potential.

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Closing date: 26 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

    Monday – Friday 08:30am – 15:30pm

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

• Helping to maintain a safe environment for the students and the staff.

• Provide support for learning activities across a range of key stages and in a range of environments, indoors and outdoors.

• Contribute to positive relationships with students and adults.

• Provide effective support for colleagues.

• Observe and report on students’ performance .

• Support students’ play and learning.

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

  • City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching & Learning in Schools
  • IOSH Working Safely
  • Level 1 in Mental Health First Aid
  • Level 3 Diploma in Paediatric Emergency First Aid

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

 There may be the opportunity to continue with an exciting career. This is depending on funding on completion of the Apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience


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

About the employer

At Pennington School, we believe passionately in the 'gift' of education and the privileged role that we play in encouraging and enabling our children to realise their potential through developing transferable skills and resilience for life-long learning which will equip them well for their future learning journey


Pennington C of E Primary School




LA12 0RR


Diane Brew


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

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Closing date: 26 Aug 2022