Apprentice Teaching Assistant Hazel Community Primary School

This is an exciting opportunity to gain classroom experience as a Teaching Assistant at Hazel. TA’s are very important members of our school, playing a vital role in delivering education. We’re looking for new TA’s who would like to develop and progress their careers, through various training and development opportunities.

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Closing date: 16 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    TERM TIME ONLY - The above wage is for full time. This role is for 39 weeks a year. £7,015.22 per annum.

    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: 8.30am - 3.30pm. Working 39 weeks per year, term time only.

    Total hours per week: 32.5

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    10 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Supporting one class to deliver high quality teaching
  • Leading small groups of children in lessons such as PE and Computing
  • Listening to children read
  • Taking part in whole school events

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

L3 Apprenticeship Standard in Teaching Assistant

Functional Skills in maths and English (level 2), if required. 

End-Point Assessment (EPA):

  • Portfolio based interview
  • Practical observation

Delivery Method

  • Every other week (Friday PM)
  • Online portfolio to update with learning and development completed onsite
  • Diarised visits from dedicated Trainer/Assessor

Attendance to Loughborough College for Functional Skills (if required)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential to be employed at the school or elsewhere as a Teaching Assistant.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Non judgemental, Patience


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

Things to consider

You will be employed to work with children full time in a school as a member of staff, not a student. Any offer of Apprenticeship will be subject to a full DBS and Satisfactory References. Additional training to take place at Loughborough College to develop knowledge, skills, and behaviours to accordance to this Apprenticeship. Please ensure you are able to travel before applying. Loughborough College reserves the right to withdraw this vacancy before the end date, following consultation with the employer.

About the employer

Hazel Community Primary School is an inner-city school in Leicester. We are an inclusive, multi -cultural school welcoming all. We have over 35 languages spoken by pupils and families and we are in an area of deprivation within Leicester City. You can read our recent Ofsted and Challenge Partners reports here: Our school has recently achieved Investors In People accreditation. We are a very supportive school and support all staff through various training and development opportunities. Our commitment to professional development has been recognised by Investors In People.


Hazel Community Primary School


Hazel Street


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Training provider



Sophia Cleaver

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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