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L3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Great Dunmow Primary School

To offer learning and emotional support to young people across the school, ranging from 5-11 years of age. 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.

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Closing date: 10 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £7,524.00 pa (for under 18s, wage will be higher for over 18s)

    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

    Shifts to be confirmed including 1 day at college

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    18 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Support pupils with activities which support literacy and numeracy skills
  • Support the use of ICT 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

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

  • Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Standard
  • Great Dunmow Primary School
  • 1 day a week at teh Chelmsford College

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Primary School Teacher

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4-9 or A*-C) Essential

Things to consider

Are you able to travel to work easily and is this affordable?

About the employer

Great Dunmow Primary School is a warm and welcoming school that has a real buzz! We are a large, innovative school with delightful pupils whose behaviour is outstanding. We strive to inspire each and every child to achieve their very best, by making learning fun and challenging. We have an outstanding curriculum developed by the children this offers regular opportunities for independent learning.


Great Dunmow Primary School


Walnut Walk

Woodlands Park Drive

Great Dunmow


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Training provider



David Cornwell

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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