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Teaching Assistant Apprentice AVELEY PRIMARY SCHOOL

Our school require a Teaching Assistant Apprentice to work with children between the ages 5 - 11. Potential candidates should have the desire to progress further towards qualified teacher status.

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Closing date: 19 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Shifts to be confirmed at interview includes 1 day at college

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    30 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 children under the direction of teaching staff
  • Establish positive relationships with pupils supported
  • Implement planned learning activities/teaching programmes as agreed with the teacher
  • Support pupils with activities which support English and maths skills
  • Support the use of IT in the classroom and develop pupils’ competence and independence in its use
  • Promote positive pupil behaviour in line with school policies and help keep pupils on task
  • To respect confidentiality at all times
  • Participate in evaluation of learning activities with the teacher, providing feedback to the teacher on pupil progress and behaviour
  • This role includes break and lunch time supervision, engaging children in play during this time

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

  • Teaching Assistant Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Potential full time teaching role

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Problem solving skills


GCSE or equivalent English, maths and a science subject (Grade A-C or 9/4 GCSE or equivalent) Essential

About the employer

Aveley Primary School is a two-form entry primary school with Nursery in Thurrock. Staff are friendly and committed to providing children with effective education that means a life-long love of learning is developed. We pride ourselves on the support we provide for children with Special Educational Needs or disabilities (SEND) and support staff provide an integral part of this offer. We are close to the M25 and A13 for easy access by car.







RM15 4AA

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Training provider



David Cornwell

01245 293119

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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