Apprentice Teaching Assistant Gosberton House Academy

n exciting opportunity for someone to begin their career as a Teaching Assistant. You will be working towards your Level 3 Teaching Assistant Standard qualification, whilst gaining valuable experience working in the classroom. You will assist in the educational and social development of pupils under the direction and guidance of the teacher.

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Closing date: 22 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual 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

    Various hours, working Monday to Friday, between the hours of 8:30am and 6pm, shifts to be confirmed. Total hours per week: 30

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    28 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    11 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Assist in the educational and social development of pupils under the direction and guidance of the head teacher, inclusion manager and class teachers
Assist in the implementation of Individual Education Programmes for pupils and help monitor their progress
Provide support for individual pupils inside and outside the classroom to enable them to fully participate in activities
Work with other professionals, such as speech therapists and occupational therapists, as necessary
Assist class teachers with maintaining student records
Support students with emotional or behavioural problems and help develop their social skills

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

Level 3 Teaching Assistant apprenticeship standard:

Delivered through online workshops and a Trainer assessing the Apprentice at the workplace
Functional Skills in maths and English if required

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possible permanent position on completion of apprenticeship. 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English and maths (Grade 4) Desired

About the employer

Gosberton House Academy is a specialist primary school mainly for children with an Autistic Spectrum Disorder. A small number of places are taken by pupils with Sensory Needs and/or additional learning needs.


Gosberton House Academy


Gosberton House Academy

Westhorpe Road


PE11 4EW

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Training provider



Susan Bulbeck

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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