Teaching Assistant Level 3 Apprentice Boney Hay Primary Academy

The post holder will work under the direct instruction of teaching staff, usually in the classroom with the teacher, providing general support to the teacher in the care of students and management of the classroom.

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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 £7,011.18 based on total paid weeks of 44.85 and total working weeks of 39. The above salary is the full time equivalent

    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 to Friday 8.30am to 4pm daily

    Total hours per week: 32.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    27 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?


Work may be carried out in the classroom or outside the main teaching area, assisting teachers in the following:

Support to teachers:

· To provide structured support in accordance with specific work programmes designed and supervised by individual teachers

· To support the teacher in the development and implementation of Individual Education/Behaviour Plans

· To assist in maintaining classroom discipline through the implementation of the Academy’s behaviour management strategies

· To provide support to students to achieve learning goals, e.g. guided reading

· To assist the teacher with the planning of learning activities

· To assist the teacher in monitoring students’ responses to learning activities and accurately record achievement/progress as directed

· To provide detailed and regular feedback to teachers on students’ achievement, progress, problems etc

· To undertake appropriate basic admin tasks

Support to students:

· To have high expectations of all pupils and be committed to raising their educational achievement

· Provide an excellent role model for pupils and maintain professional relationships with them

· To accompany teaching staff and students on visits, trips and out of school activities as required

· To encourage pupils to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher

· To assist children in matters of personal needs and their general health including welfare matters

· To provide general support to pupils ensuring their safety, by complying with good H&S practice

· Assist with the supervision of pupils out of lesson times if required and in agreement with line manage


Support to curriculum:

· To assist the teacher in the preparation and development of agreed curriculum activities/materials

· To provide support in literacy/numeracy/SEN strategies

· To support the use of ICT in learning activities and develop pupils’ competence and independence in its use

· To assist with the display and presentation of pupils’ work

School support:

· To promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young persons you are responsible for or encounter

· To comply and assist with the development of policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person

· To be aware of, support and ensure equal opportunities for all

· To contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school

· To establish constructive relationships and communicate with other agencies/professionals

· To attend and participate in regular meetings

· To participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required

· To recognise own strengths and areas of expertise, using these to advise and support others

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

  • Teaching Assitant Level 3 apprenticeship standard
  • Day release at Cannock or Tamworth campus during term-time only

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential for continued employment on completion of course.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Team working, Initiative, Calm & Caring nature, enthusiastic, Committed, Adaptable, Hard Working


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade C or 4 or 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 participate in an Information Advice and Guidance session 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

Boney Hay Primary Academy is a happy, caring place with a dedicated and enthusiastic staff and over 180 super children. The school is situated next to the open area of Gentleshaw Common and is very close to Cannock Chase, an area of outstanding natural beauty. Our Motto is ‘The Child is the Centre’ and we are passionate about supporting pupils to achieve their full potential and to aspire to be all they can be


Boney Hay Primary Academy


Boney Hay Primary Academy

Chorley Rd



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Training provider



William Timmis


0300 456 2424

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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