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Teaching Assistant Level 3 Apprenticeship Bede Community Primary School

The Level 3 Teaching Assistant will be supporting with key stage 2. They will work under the guidance of teaching / senior staff and within an agreed system of supervision, to implement agreed work programmes with individuals / groups, in or out of the classroom.

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Closing date: 07 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm with a 37 hour typical working week.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    17 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    20 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Providing support for pupils by:

  • Using specialist (curricular / learning) skills / training / experience to support pupils
  • Assisting with the development and implementation of IEPs
  • Establishing productive working relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and setting high expectations
  • Promoting the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils within the classroom
  • Supporting pupils consistently whilst recognising and responding to their individual needs
  • Encouraging pupils to interact and work co-operatively with others and engage all pupils in activities
  • Promoting independence and employ strategies to recognise and reward achievement of self-reliance
  • Providing feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement

Providing support for the teacher by:

  • Working with the teacher to establish an appropriate learning environment
  • Working with the teacher in lesson planning, evaluating and adjusting lessons / work plans as appropriate
  • Monitoring and evaluating pupils’ responses to learning activities through observation and planned recording of achievement against pre-determined learning objectives
  • Providing objective and accurate feedback and reports as required, to the teacher on pupil achievement, progress and other matters, ensuring the availability of appropriate evidence
  • Being responsible for keeping and updating records as agreed with the teacher, contributing to reviews of systems / records as requested
  • Undertaking marking of pupils’ work and accurately record achievement / progress
  • Promoting positive values, attitudes and good pupil behaviour, dealing promptly with conflict and incidents in line with established policy and encourage pupils to take responsibility for their own behaviour
  • Liaising sensitively and effectively with parents / carers as agreed with the teacher within your role / responsibility and participate in feedback sessions / meetings with parents with, or as directed
  • Administering and assess routine tests and invigilate exams / tests
  • Providing general clerical / admin. support e.g., administer coursework, produce worksheets for agreed activities etc.

Providing support for the curriculum by:

  • Implementing agreed learning activities / teaching programmes, adjusting activities according to pupil responses / needs
  • Implementing local and national learning strategies e.g., literacy, numeracy, KS3, early years and make effective use of opportunities provided by other learning activities to support the development of relevant skills
  • Supporting the use of ICT in learning activities and develop pupils’ competence and independence in its use
  • Helping pupils to access learning activities through specialist support
  • Determining the need for, prepare and maintain general and specialist equipment and resources

Providing support for the school by:

  • Be committed to the safeguarding and promotion of the welfare of children and young people
  • Being aware of and complying with policies and procedures relating to child protection, behaviour, anti bullying, anti-racism, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection reporting all concerns to an appropriate person
  • Being aware of and support difference and ensure all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop

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

During their training the learner will be taught on site by their employers and their experienced colleagues. This will be done through a combination of mentoring and face-to-face training. Upon completion of the apprenticeshop the learner will recieve an A level equivalent level 3 qualification.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon completeion the learner can expect a high chance of a permanent role offer.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential

About the employer

Bede Community Primary School are a constantly evolving school, always striving for the best for the children, families and staff, and always making sure that they provide a happy and positive environment where everyone feels able to fulfil their potential in all areas. Personal development is at the heart of Bede Primary school, and each child and adult is seen as a valued individual with much to give to the world. They believe it is their job to help everyone discover their own skills and talents; help to develop and improve these, and to light a fire of self-confidence, motivation and determination that will take them as far as they can possibly want to go in life


Bede Community Primary School


Old Fold Road


Tyne and Wear

NE10 0DJ

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Training provider



Ellie Filer



Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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Closing date: 07 Apr 2024