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Teaching Assistant Apprentice Ormiston Six Villages Academy

As a Teaching Assistant apprentice you will support teaching and learning by working with individuals or small groups of students under the direction of teaching staff and may be responsible for some learning activities within the overall teaching plan. You will work towards your Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship as part of your role.

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Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Pro rata

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 27 hours per week exact hours to be confirmed 39 weeks per year - term time only

    Total hours per week: 27

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    08 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Work with individuals or small groups of students in the classroom under the direct supervision
    of teaching staff.
  •  Work with individual students with special educational needs and/or with students for whom English is not their first language.
  • May implement planned learning activities/teaching programmes as agreed with the teacher,
    adjusting activities to students’ responses as appropriate.
  • Participate in planning and evaluation of learning activities with the teacher.
  • Support independent learning and inclusion of all students.
  • Supporting students emotional and social well-being, reporting any problems to the teacher.
  •  Communicate with students to support learning and development and encourage acceptable
  • Provide feedback to students in relation to attainment and progress under the direction of the
  • Provide feedback to the teacher on student progress and behaviour
  • May assist with the development of individual development plans for students e.g. IEPs.
  • Select, prepare and clear away classroom materials and learning areas ensuring they are
    available for use, including developing and presenting displays.
  • Arranging/providing resources for lessons/activities under the guidance of the teacher.

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

Level 3 Teaching Assistant Qualification 

Remote delivery through one to one training and webinars to achieve a Level 3, A Level Standard qualification as a Teaching Assistant. Training will include Functional Skills training in Maths and English to achieve Level 2, where required.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

You will be able to work as a qualified teaching assistant within the education sector 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Professional attitude and atti


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade C/4) Essential
BTEC or equivalent Teaching Assistant (Grade Level 2) Desired

Things to consider

This role will require you to complete the Ormiston Application form online. All applicants will be directed to this form and support will be offered to complete this as part of the safer recruitment process

About the employer

Welcome to Ormiston Six Villages Academy - providing students with a safe, positive environment to explore, learn, investigate and develop into confident young adults who are ready to enter an ever changing and competitive world.


Ormiston Six Villages Academy


Lime Avenue



PO20 3UE

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Training provider



anthony lowe


Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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