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Teaching Assistant Apprentice Emscote Infant & All Saints Junior School

The Teaching Assistant will be involved in general classroom support and involvement in the development, implementation and evaluation of pupils’ individual progress. It may also include supporting individual children in class and working with small groups of children when they are withdrawn for learning.

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Closing date: 31 Jan 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

    Monday - Friday - Term time only (including inset days). Hours TBC.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    20 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    19 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties will include:

  • To support teaching staff in raising pupil attainment and in the maintenance of a well ordered environment. This may involve preparing and delivering learning activities for individuals, groups or whole classes. It will include monitoring individuals or small groups of pupils and assessing, recording and reporting on pupil progress
  • To implement strategies to support pupils to raising their achievements in all subjects, such as giving further explanations, by adapting work, by prompting or encouraging concentration and participation etc.
  • To work in partnership with the class teacher and other staff to facilitate access to the Foundation Stage Curriculum or the National Curriculum for pupils with special educational needs pupils or with social and behavioural problems
  • To assist in the assessment and recording of pupil progress
  • To deliver planned activities to a small group or individual pupils
  • To cover for part of the teacher’s planning, preparation and assessment time
  • To promote inclusive education and integration and help in the development of relationships by encouraging appropriate interaction between pupils
  • To support the class teacher in managing behaviour 
  • To liaise with the class teacher about individual children’s learning
  • To undertake any duties planned by the class teacher or Headteacher, including playground duties
  • To attend learning support meetings and staff meetings where relevant
  • To attend courses and keep up to date with new developments
  • To comply with the procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and report concerns to an appropriate person

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

  • Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional skills in maths and English if required 
  • 4 day courses with HOET

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Possibility of permanent position within school

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Committed, Reliable, Confidentiality, Ability to multi-task


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

Things to consider

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

About the employer

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff, volunteers & parents to share this commitment. Working Together, Valuing Everyone, Learning for Life’ Welcome from Mrs Cossins, Executive Headteacher: I would like to extend a warm welcome to you and your family to both Emscote Infant School and All Saints’ C of E Junior School. We set up a Federation in 2012, and our schools work closely together to provide a fantastic primary school education for your child. We believe that having separate infant and junior schools gives the very best opportunity for our pupils. The younger children benefit from the nurturing atmosphere that only an infant school can provide, and the older children can build confidence and prepare for secondary school with teaching and facilities designed for their age. We are always open to visitors, so please call for an appointment and see our schools for yourself.


Emscote Infant & All Saints Junior School


All Saints Road


CV34 5NH

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Training provider



Emma Stead

01788 820132

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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