Teaching and Learning Apprentice Newhouse Academy

This is an Apprentice role. We are looking for a great Apprentice who has a real desire to help our students achieve all that they can be and will encourage students to have high expectations of themselves in their learning, attendance and behaviour.

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Closing date: 13 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage



  • Working week

    Term Time Only, which includes 3 training days. 8:30 am to 3:30 pm.

    Total hours per week: 32.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    14 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    16 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

It is expected the apprentice will work under the direction of the teaching staff and may be responsible for some learning activities within the overall teaching plan. 

Duties will include:  

  • Help to keep children safe 

Provide Support for Learning Activities by:

  • supporting the teacher in planning learning activities 
  • supporting the delivery of learning activities 
  • supporting the teacher in the evaluation of learning activities 
  • promoting independence 

Support Children's Development by:

  • contributing to their development physically, emotionally and socially and the associated skills 
  • contributing to children’s communication and intellectual development 
  • contributing to planning to meet children’s development needs 

Support Numeracy and Literacy Development by:

  • Supporting students to develop their reading, writing skills, speaking/talking and listening skills 
  • Supporting students to develop numeracy skills and to use and apply mathematics 
  • Support the use of information and communication technology for teaching and learning  
  • Observe and report on student performance to inform the teacher’s assessment and planning 

Prepare and Maintain the Learning Environment by:

  • Preparing the learning environment and learning materials for use 
  • Monitoring and maintaining the learning environment and resources 

Provide Displays by:

  • Setting up, maintaining and dismantling displays. 
  • Promote positive behaviour  
  • Develop and promote positive relationships  

Support Children's Play and Learning by:

  • Participating in activities to encourage communication and language 
  • Providing opportunities for children’s drama and imaginative play 
  • Encouraging and supporting children to be creative in physical play 
  • Creating a range of play opportunities for children

Contribute to Supporting Bilingual/Multilingual Students by:

  • Students in the target language 
  • Supporting bilingual/multilingual students during learning activities

Support a Child with Disabilities or Special Educational Needs by:

  • Supporting a child with disabilities or special educational needs by
  • Providing care and encouragement 
  • Providing support to help the child to participate in activities and experiences 
  • Supporting the child and family according to the procedures of the setting 

Contribute to moving and handling individuals by: 

  • Preparing children, environments and equipment for moving and handling 
  • Enabling children to move from one position to another 
  • Invigilate tests and examinations

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

  • Level 3 Teaching Assistant
  • Apprenticeship learning will take place in the workplace.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Once qualified, progression is offered to the correct candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 5 and above) Essential

About the employer

Our mission is to motivate and prepare our students for a rapidly changing world, by instilling in them the knowledge and skills needed to be successful in life, and to uphold our core values of Aspiration, Integrity and Respect. Newhouse Academy is part of the Hollingworth Learning Trust family. Our values are at the heart of what we do. These are: Aspiration – Being ambitious and doing your best. Integrity – Being honest and doing what is right. Respect – Being considerate and thinking of others.


Newhouse Academy


Newhouse Road



OL10 2NT

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Training provider



Nathan Finn


01706 631417

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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