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Teaching Assistant Apprentice Lammas School and Sixth Form

We are seeking to appoint highly motivated people to join our School, working with students in mainstream lessons supporting them to access lessons and achieve their full potential. The ability to be flexible, as well as to build good working relationships with students and staff is a key requirement.

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Closing date: 15 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    After 12 months of being on an apprentice wage this will then go up to minimum 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, 8.30am - 3.30pm. Term time only.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    08 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To support students in their learning individually or in small groups as directed by the class teacher
  • To help raise standards of achievement for all students
  • To encourage the social and emotional development of students
  • To encourage students to participate in all aspects of school life
  • To help students to become more independent
  • To promote the inclusion and acceptance of all students
  • To consistently promote positive values, attitudes and behaviour

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

The apprenticeship training will take place in house while you are at the workplace. We book once a month training sessions with your allocated tutor. This will be on a platform called Smart Assessor. Here your tutor will go through the modules and units of your course.

We also have 6-8 weeks monthly review plans, this will be with yourself, line manager and tutor. 

The training you will be undertaking is a Level 3 Teaching Assistant standard.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We are looking for someone who would like to gain experience and if you have been a super star throughout the apprenticeship course, then we will be looking at long term employment. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working


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

Things to consider

Once successful we will need to submit off a DBS to make sure we are good to go! This can take a few weeks to come back so please be sure that the start date may change to later. This is all depending on how fast the DBS clears. This is something out of our control with timing.

About the employer

Welcome to Lammas School, a Griffin Schools Trust school, where high aspirations and a commitment to wide horizons ensure our students to enjoy their learning, discover their talents and interests and prepare for bright futures. Our curriculum goes beyond academic excellence to develop those skills and characteristics which make for successful adults. Independence, creativity and interpersonal skills are taught in the curriculum and also learned in the wide range of clubs and opportunities offered at Lammas. As a Griffin Schools Trust school, we draw on expertise and resource from a dozen other schools as well as being part of the annual Griffin Arts Festival, Science Symposium and Sports Festival. These, and other proud traditions, give students additional focus and inspiration. Lammas works as a collegiate with Riverley and Willow Brook Primary Schools, both of which are recognised as outstanding, to provide a seamless high quality 3-18 education for our families and a rich professional community for our staff. All three schools build their provision on three pillars: proud traditions, wide horizons and high achievement.


Lammas School and Sixth Form


150 Seymour Road



E10 7LX

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Training provider



Lauren Johnson


Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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