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Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship level 3 - Plumpton Primary School Plumpton Primary School

There is an opportunity for a Apprentice Teaching Assistant to join an amazing team teachers and support staff. Duties: • To provide support for staff and students across the school and in individual classrooms, preparing resources, creating displays and other duties as directed by the class teacher. •

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Closing date: today

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: 30

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    03 Aug 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.

  • Encourage independent learning and promote inclusion of all pupils in and outside of the classroom and escorting and supervising pupils on educational visits and out of school activities

• 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

As Headteacher I am immensely proud of our village school which achieves so much for our pupils. We pride ourselves on being a happy, safe and caring school where everyone is valued. This is a result of good relationships between our school community; pupils, staff, parents and governors. Our school has fantastic indoor and outdoor areas which enable us to provide a relevant and adventurous curriculum.


Plumpton Primary School




CA11 9PA


Lesley Robinson


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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: today