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Learning Support Apprentice Maple Grove Primary School

Maple Grove is looking to recruit a caring LSA. This role will require working 1:1 with a child, facilitating small groups, and within the whole class.

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Closing date: 30 Nov 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 08.45 - 15.15

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    04 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The ideal candidate will be expected to:
●      Have consistently high expectations

●      Support Children by following programmes devised by the school and modify planning to suit the needs of the child/children

●      Liaise with class teacher and Senco and keep detailed records of the child's progress towards targets

●      Use their own initiative to support the child in making the best possible progress

●      Be highly positive and supportive

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

You will achieve the Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Standard.

One to one teaching and mentoring.

20% off the job training will be allocated.

In-house training will be given to support specifics of the role. 



What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The opportunity to progress and grow within the role for the right candidate

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


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

About the employer

Maple Grove Primary School was formed by the amalgamation of Len Wastell Infant School and Pitsea Junior School in 2015. Following the first year of amalgamation, the Lion Academy Trust elected to sponsor the school to ensure that the children at Maple Grove receive the same opportunity for an outstanding primary education. Serving the community in Pitsea and Basildon, Maple Grove Primary School welcomes children aged from four to 11 and has already made excellent progress towards becoming a centre of excellence for primary education locally – with significant investments in new practices and technologies to support staff and pupils on their journey to becoming an Assessment Proficient school within the Lion Academy Trust. Maple Grove is the first school outside of London that the Lion Education Trust has sponsored and will operate as a beacon school in terms of show casing the Trust’s teaching methods and practices, operating structures and school improvement strategies in the region.


Maple Grove Primary School


High Road



SS13 3AB

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Training provider



Andrea Gregory

07764 969337

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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