Teaching Assistant Apprentice The Carlton Academy

The Carlton Academy is looking to offer a hard-working and committed candidate with a genuine interest in teaching and learning the opportunity to join their team as a Teaching Assistant Apprentice. This role includes working with young people and helping them succeed in education.

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Closing date: 19 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    As this position is term time only the pay will be pro rota'd. This means the actual pay for the year will be £7,772.

    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 8.30-4pm. This position is term time only.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    24 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to begin a career in education. Working primarily with children aged 11-18 the roles and responsibilities will include:

  • Work collaboratively and constructively with the whole school team.
  • Promote community cohesion and cultural diversity encompassing a full understanding of the school’s ethos.
  • Helping supervise pupils in the classroom.
  • Help with lesson planning.
  • Establish constructive relationships with pupils and interact with them according to individual needs.
  • Build a relationship with other teachers, staff and parents.
  • Provide feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement under guidance of the teacher.
  • Assist with the planning of learning activities.
  • Monitor pupils' responses to learning activities and accurately record achievements/progress as directed.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn and improve personal skill set.
  • Work closely with teachers to ensure own contribution aligns with the teaching.

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

  • Teaching Assistant Standard Level 3 - https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/teaching-assistant/
  • Functional Skills if required in English or math at level 2.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Possible position at Carlton Academy
  • Qualifications to progress down teaching pathway

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English/ Maths (Grade A*-C/ 9-4) Essential

About the employer

The Carlton Academy is a 'good school', OFSTED 2017, and is sponsored by the Redhill Academy Trust. These partnerships give us the opportunity to continue our improvements and for the school to become recognised both locally and nationally as a truly outstanding school. This is important to us as it means that all of our students will do even better than they do already. We believe that our Academy offers something very special for both staff and students. Our core principles are based on four key pillars common to all Trust schools: · High expectations of all students - celebrated as part of our rewards system · Valuing and celebrating academic achievement - celebrated through 'Club Class' · Outstanding teaching for all students - developed through our extensive CPD offer and partnership with the RTSA. · Widening students’ experiences through a range of extra-curricular activities including sports and the performing arts - as part of our wider curriculum and Opportunities Programme which are recorded and celebrated through our Pledges


The Carlton Academy


Coningswath Road




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Training provider



Nottingham College



Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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