Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprentice Amwell View School and Specialist Sports College

We are looking for an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant Apprentice to join our school and make a difference to the lives of our pupils. You will be required to contribute to and support the overall aims and ethos of the school. On a day to day basis you will prepare classrooms and clear afterwards and assist with the display of pupils' work and provide admin support, e.g. photocopying, laminating, making symbols, filing, record keeping.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Working hours are 08:45 - 15:45 with one afterschool club of 1.5 hours once a week. The Apprentice will also work the days of the holiday clubs.

    Total hours per week: 34

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    17 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To complete tasks set by apprenticeship tutor on time in order to complete qualification
  • Attend to pupils' personal needs, including social, health, hygiene, first-aid and welfare matters
  • Assist with the planning and delivery of learning activities
  • Accompany teachers and pupils on out-of-school activities and take responsibility for a small group, under the direction of a teacher
  • Liaise with parents and carers, under the direction of a teacher
  • Attend Parents' Evening and special events organised in the evening or at the weekend which are outside school hours

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

At the end of the apprenticeship, you will achieve the following.

  • Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Standard 
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if applicable) 
  • The apprenticeship will be delivered in the workplace alongside your job role. There is no day release required for this training

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • HLTA or continued employment with the school

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential

Things to consider

PHYSICAL EFFORT The job may involve lifting children after falls or accidents WORKING ENVIRONMENT The job may include clearing up blood or other bodily fluids of children after accident of sudden illness. DBS CHECK This post is classed as having a high degree of contact with children or vulnerable adults and is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. An enhanced disclosure will be sought through the Disclosure Barring Service as part of Hertfordshire County Council’s pre-employment checks. Please note that additional information referring to the Disclosure Barring Service is in the guidance notes to the application form. If you are invited to an interview you will receive more information.

About the employer

Mission To give our young people a huge range of opportunities to learn, progress, celebrate success and achievement, and ensure that they have all the support they need to help them make the most of these opportunities. The range of facilities available means that both students and members of staff work and learn in an environment that inspires creativity and achievement, and creates an array of avenues for development through learning. Vision Our aim for the future is to continue to make improvements to our school and the learning environment, enhancing the learning process for our pupils. For many of the children their greatest joy is experienced in school where they are able to have access to specialist resources, such as the therapy swimming pool, sensory room, soft play, dance studio with specialist teachers. Aims The Governors and staff are committed to ensuring that every pupil admitted to this school will receive high quality education to enable them to meet their full potential. We aim, within the limits of available resources to: Assess and identify individual learning needs at an early age or on entry to the school. Differentiate the curriculum appropriately. Make our teaching stimulating, focused and challenging, taking account of the age, gender, disability,m interest, experience and identified learning needs of our pupils. Maintain a rigorous equality of opportunity for all our pupils with regard to individual needs, gender, race and creed. Fostering respect and dignity amongst all members of the school community. Work in partnership with the parents and/or prime carers in the education of their children. Allocate staffing and material resources to meet individual needs encourage pupils to undertake a degree of responsibility for their learning within the planning, recording, and evaluation of that learning monitor and evaluate pupil progress. Encourage every member of staff to understand that they have a part to play in the education of all pupils in our school. Provide guidance and support for all staff. Enable pupils and staff to experience and enjoy life in all its fullness help all members of staff become more aware of their responsibilities for education of all pupils in the light of a "Whole School Policy for Special Educational Needs."


Amwell View School and Specialist Sports College


Amwell View School and Specialist Sports College

Stanstead Abbotts


SG12 8EH

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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