Teaching Assistant 1:1 Apprentice Eastlands Primary School

Eastlands Primary School is a popular, successful and friendly school where each child is important. We are looking to appoint a enthusiastic apprentice to join our hardworking team. You will be working to assist with the development and implementation of EHCP/IEPs/behaviour plans with class teachers.

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Closing date: 31 Mar 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 to Friday. Exact hours to be discussed at interview stage with employer. Term time.

    Total hours per week: 32.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    11 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
Teaching and learning

  •  Develop an efficient approach to teaching and learning by adopting relevant strategies to increase achievement of all pupils including, where appropriate, those with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)
  • Assist with the development and implementation of EHCP/IEPs/behaviour plans with class teachers.
  • Promote, support and facilitate inclusion by encouraging participation of all pupils in learning and extracurricular activities
  • Develop the use of effective behaviour management strategies consistently in line with the school’s policy and procedures
  • Participate in a team to learn and develop effective behaviour management strategies
  • Organise and manage learning spaces and resources to help maintain a stimulating and safe learning environment, thinking about all groups of learners
  • Assist with pupil performance and pass observations on to the class teacher
  • Support with class activities if the teacher is unavailable occasionally e.g. story reading
  • Use ICT skills to advance pupils’ learning
  • Develop specialist skills/ knowledge/ training
  • To participate in the assessment of pupils who need extra help to overcome the barriers to learning
  • Undertake any other relevant duties given by the class teacher

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

  • Level 3 Teaching Assistant Standard
  • Functional skills in Maths and English if required
  • 4 Additional day courses with HOET

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Opportunity of permanent employment and progression.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience, Reliable, Committed, Confidentiality


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

Things to consider

Eastlands can offer you: • A vibrant, happy and creative school • Positive, well behaved and happy children who are eager to learn • A supportive, friendly and dedicated staff team • A supportive management team, who genuinely care • Excellent opportunities to develop professionally and grow in your role. • Involvement in innovative educational projects which lead to National and International recognition and awards.

About the employer

Eastlands Primary School is a popular, successful and friendly school where each child is important. We have high expectations of all children and respect for each other is at the core of everything we do. Children are inspired and motivated to learn, develop and achieve through commitment, team work and a sense of belonging to a caring school community.


Eastlands Primary School


Lansdowne Place


CV21 3RY

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Training provider



Emma Stead


01788 820132

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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