Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Level 3 Two Rivers High School

We are seeking an enthusiastic, caring and hardworking individual to work across various areas of the high school. This will include caring for children in our breakfast club, support in classrooms, working with small groups, and providing care over the lunchtime period.

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Closing date: 21 Jul 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    PLEASE NOTE: This is a term time only role so your yearly wage will be £7,104.24 based on total paid weeks of 44.85 and total working weeks of 39. The above salary is the full time equivalent

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday - working day to be discussed at interview Total hours per week: 30 hours a week

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    30 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Assisting with the general pastoral care of students during both before and after school clubs and the school day
  • Developing an understanding of the learning needs of students and using this knowledge to support them to become independent learners in the classroom
  • To take into account a student’s learning needs and ensure their access to the lesson and its content through appropriate clarification, explanations and use of equipment and materials
  • To monitor student’s responses to learning activities and progress
    towards targets, record achievement and feedback to teachers.
  • To assist in the implementation and tracking of student targets
  • To provide support for student’s emotional and social needs by
    encouraging and modelling positive behaviour and demonstrating high expectations, in line with the schools Behaviour Policy
  • To be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person

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

  • Teaching Assistant Level 3
  • Day release at Tamworth campus during term-time only
  • Apprentices without English and maths at Level 2 must achieve these prior to taking the End Point Assessment

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possibility of full time job when apprenticeship completed.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Number skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience


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

Things to consider

A clear DBS check will be essential within this role. Candidates will be required to attend day release at either Cannock or Tamworth Campus. Applicants must be aware that they will be required to attend an Information Advice and Guidance session at one of our Campuses in order to progress further in this vacancy. During the session, candidates must complete baseline assessments and will have the opportunity to ask questions regarding the qualification.

About the employer

Two Rivers High School is a generic co-educational special school for pupils with a statement of special educational needs. The High School caters for students aged between 11 and 19 years of age. Pupils have wide ranging abilities with some exhibiting learning difficulties and/or delay in their learning. Whilst it is impossible to generalise on the nature of these problems, they can necessitate creative approaches to teaching styles and delivery, classroom management and climate. At Two Rivers we believe in the concept of lifelong learning and the idea that both adults and children learn new things every day. We maintain that learning should be a rewarding and enjoyable experience for everyone; it should be fun. Through our teaching we equip pupils with the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to be able to make informed choices about the important things in their lives. We believe that appropriate teaching and learning experiences help pupils to lead happy and rewarding lives


Two Rivers High School


Silverlink Road,



B77 2HJ

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Training provider



William Timmis


0300 456 2424

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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