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Level 3 PE Teaching Assistant Apprentice - St Mary and St Michael Catholic Primary School St Mary & St Michael's Catholic Primary

Working in a school as a PE Teaching Assistant Apprentice your role will involve supporting the class teacher during lessons and assisting the teacher in maintaining a purposeful, supportive learning environment. Within this apprenticeship there will be additional training in PE. Training will be delivered by our Tutors.

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

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Uplifts for relevant experience will be discussed at interview

    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

    Working week Mon - Fri. Hrs tbc hours per week: 30.00 - 37.00. Weekly minimum wage £144.30 discussed at interview. Expected duration 14 months. Possible start date 01 Nov 2022. Advanced Level Apprenticeship

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    30 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supporting teachers and students during practical work, to include setting up demonstrations and equipment, providing guidance to pupils in the development of their tasks, including the safe operation and demonstration of equipment
  • To assist with overseeing the work of small groups of students engaged in practical tasks, as requested by the PE Co-ordinator/Lead and under the supervision of the classroom teacher
  • Day to day support of lessons including preparing equipment, materials and teaching aids. Tidying and cleaning after use if required owing to relevant COVID situation
  • To support with efficient organisation of the work and storage areas and to ensure the cleanliness, safety and security of these areas at all times
  • To assist with the delivery of extra curriculum/lunchtime activities

Where appropriate for the above activities support staff with:

  • Preparation of equipment, materials and rooms: setting out of equipment, organising team kits and transport for fixtures and curriculum activities
  • Working as a team member within your school and gaining invaluable experience

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

  • Depending on area, you will be assigned a tutor and training will be blended - involving both virtual and face to face
  • Training will be weekly and, Off The Job Training hours will be logged
  • You will be working with an Eportfolio ( BUD System ) and alongside your tutor you will be assigned a mentor from within your work place
  • Following a successful Gateway meeting you will move forwards for an End Point Assessment - Upon successful completion of the EPA you will achieve a Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship.
  • Your tutor will visit for observations in the work place

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Level 4 Sports Coach in a school setting
  • Higher Education pathway
  • Teaching Assistant within a school setting
  • Pathway into Teaching
  • Working in a sector that involves, initiative, leadership, communication, developing positive relationships
  • Transferable skills that are invaluable in the wider world of work

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent Maths - English (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

The role will be a position that allows the applicant to work with colleagues within a professional setting. It is an invaluable learning opportunity and is also a role that could be invaluable for an existing member of staff who wishes to extend their personal continued professional development.

About the employer

A warm welcome awaits you at St Mary & St Michael's Catholic Primary School Welcome to St Mary & St Michael's Catholic Primary School. We believe passionately in the education and opportunities we provide for our children. Our desire is for every child in school to have the very best experience they can – in everything! Our children will remember their time here in years to come; happy and fond memories they can treasure for ever. Our children have the very best academic start in their education. This is enhanced by creative, environmental, enriched and social opportunities ensuring that they develop wholly in every area, into young people of the future. We hope you find our website and information about our school useful and informative. Should you wish to visit school in person, please do not hesitate to contact us to make a mutually convenient appointment to take a look around. All children and their families are most welcome. Mrs Luena Archibald Headteacher ' We love coming to school each morning, we like the fact that we are helpful, kind and hardworking. Our teachers are nice and we are encouraged to use our manners. We share, we smile and we learn. We show respect, follow rules and always try hard. Everyone is treated fairly and we feel safe and cared for. We love our school!' Pupil comments from questionnaires 'This is a happy and welcoming school. According to pupils, everyone ‘fits in’ and gets along well with each other. Pupils feel safe and enjoy coming to school. Leaders have high expectations for pupils’ academic and personal development. Pupils achieve well because leaders have organised a broad curriculum that helps them to build on their learning. Pupils are polite and respectful with each other and adults. They display positive attitudes to learning and they behave well.' OFSTED 2021 'Making school relaxed, fun, welcoming and safe.' 'Expectations of pupil behaviour are of the highest standard.' 'Dedicated and enthusiastic staff.' 'We feel very lucky that our child attends such a wonderful school! Parent Comments from questionnaires


St Mary & St Michael's Catholic Primary


Castle Lane




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Training provider



Adam Baker

01438 791046

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please visit: Two options 1.Download application form and send it through to 2. Apply directly with an expression of interest form via the website Any queries contact: Sporting Futures Training - 01438 791068/ 07901 603292

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Oct 2022