Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship with PE Focus - Alameda Middle School Alameda Middle School

As a Teaching Assistant with PE, the role will focus on promoting health & wellbeing across the school & supporting the teacher to deliver Physical Education. If you would like to inspire others to be physically active this is the role for you. For the right person, there is a potential pathway within school sport.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 30 May 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    To be discussed at interview

  • Working week

    Working week Mon - Fri Hrs to be confirmed. Total hours per week: minimum 30 hrs Weekly minimum wage £158.40 Wages discussed at interview

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Gain invaluable insight and experience of working within a school setting. Developing the Knowledge, Skills, and Behaviours to support the teacher and inspire young people to learn.
  • Be a role model for Healthy Active Lifestyles and support the delivery of Physical Education, Physical Activity, Health and Well-being and School Sport.
  • Extend opportunities for all pupils to participate in extra – curricular activities. Deliver active lunchtimes and support after school and community sport.
  • Support with administrative tasks associated with sports teams, events and competitions.
  • Assist the Teacher in the classroom to support pupil progress and enhance the learning experience of children.
  • Support the efficient organisation of storage areas, teaching aids and equipment.
  • Working as part of the school team be a role model for learning, PE and School Sport.

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

Training is provided through a blended programme of practical activity, group training and virtual learning. The programme provides opportunities to share experiences with other apprentices and learn from experienced professionals. 

Training Topics include:

  • Understanding how children learn and develop.
  • Using Technology to support learning.
  • Working with teachers to understand and support assessment.
  • Keeping Children safe in education.
  • Planning and leading high quality Physical Activity.

Upon successful completion of the Apprenticeship and End Point Assessment a Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Qualification will be achieved

Additional qualifications include:

  • Safeguarding Level 1.
  • Prevent duty.
  • Working towards Level 2 Functional Skills (where appropriate).
  • Opportunities to gain additional coaching qualifications.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Progression to Level 4 Sports Coach in a school setting.
  • Higher education pathway.
  • Teaching Assistant within a school setting.
  • Pathway into teaching.
  • Working in a sector that involves, initiative, leadership, communication, developing positive relationships.
  • Transferable skills that are invaluable in the wider world of work.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English, Maths (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

You would be working with an Ofsted - OUTSTANDING ( Sept 2021) and National Award Winning Training Provider.

About the employer

Alameda is a popular, oversubscribed middle school that serves the community of Ampthill and the surrounding areas. Set in picturesque surroundings, the school has excellent facilities which offer an inspiring learning environment. Teaching and learning are at the heart of what we do. We want your child to enjoy coming to school, secure in the knowledge that they will be safe, happy, well-taught and inspired to achieve. We have four main aims: To achieve our best in everything that we do. To engage with the school’s values. To establish collaboration and community. To prepare young people for the future. This translates into a school with high academic expectations, where each individual student is encouraged and supported to excel. We want our students to develop into well-rounded individuals, who embrace new opportunities and are prepared and ready to take on the challenge of upper school. Our website offers a wealth of useful information, however if you cannot find the information you are looking for, please contact the school by email or directly by phone. If you are a prospective parent, we would be happy to offer you a tour of the school so that you can see the school in action. We value the importance of working closely with our community of parents and carers and look forward to welcoming you into school during the school year. An ideal opportunity to meet with the Headteacher, Governors and other senior members of staff will be to attend one of our Parents’ ‘Have Your Say’ Forums, which will be held five times a year. We hope that your association with Alameda Middle School is a long and happy one. Jacqueline Ross Headteacher


Alameda Middle School


Alameda Middle School

Station Road


MK45 2QR

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Training provider



Adam Baker


01438 791068

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please visit: www.sportingfuturestraining.co.uk Download application form and send it through to vacancies@sportingfutures.co.uk Any queries contact: Sporting Futures Training - 01438 791068/ 07901 603292

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 30 May 2023