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Garston CofE Primary School - Teaching Assistant Apprentice Garston CofE Primary School

Working in a primary school coaching children in Year 1. As a teaching assistant, you would support teachers and help children with their educational and social development, both in and out of the classroom.

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Closing date: 07 Feb 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, 8.00am - 3.30 pm

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    12 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Main duties will include:

  • Supporting pupils with their numeracy
  • Supporting pupils with their literacy
  • Supporting pupils with their ICT skills
  • Being involved in displays and preparing resources
  • Helping children who need extra support to complete tasks
  • Understanding the Safeguarding and Behaviour Policy
  • Working with children in year 1
  • Supporting a teacher in various roles within the classroom
  • Ability to conduct yourself in a professional manner at all times whilst working in schools
  • Running a breakfast club, lunchtime club and after-school clubs on occasional days

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

  • Teaching Assistant Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional skills if required
  • End Point Assessment (EPA) 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • This role could lead on to further employment after qualification has been completed

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade A*-C/4 and above) Desired

Things to consider

About the employer

Welcome to Garston Church of England Primary School. We are extremely proud of all that goes on here. The children are extremely important to us and central to everything we do. We love to watch how children grow into resilient, capable young people ready for the next stage of their lives. Garston Church of England Primary School is at the heart of our local community. As a Church School, with strong links with our local church – St Michael’s in Garston – our Christian values are central to everything we do and Vicar Aly Tunstall regularly visits the school to join us in our Collective Worship. We live through our values; Endurance, Wisdom, Trust, Excellence and Friendship. Our vision ‘To ensure that each and every child, no matter what their background or circumstance, reaches their potential and leaves us ready for the next stage of life.’ encapsulates everything that we do, stemming from our Christian values and ‘life in all its fullness’ (John 10:10). We promote lifelong learning and strive to give children a wide range of opportunities. We are very keen that parents are partners and enjoy working with you to develop our children. We are part of Rainbow Education Multi Academy Trust, which is a family of 7 schools across the North West. We offer spaces for children aged 2-11 years old. In our Nursery provision, we offer 15 hours (universal offer) and 30 hours (funded offer) for eligible 3 and 4-year-olds. We have a busy Before School Club and After School Club and offer a wide range of After School Enrichment Clubs.


Garston CofE Primary School


Holman Road


L19 5NS


Emily Coppack


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Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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