Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship level 3 - Irthington Village School Irthington Village School

Irthington Village School are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated individual with the ability to support the class teacher and facilitate learning with pupils through play and structured activities as a teaching Assistant Apprentice, setting up and tidying away the classroom, preparing resources, plus much more.

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Closing date: 28 Nov 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 - Friday 08:30am - 15:30pm

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    31 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Setting up and tidying away the classroom
  • Preparing resources
  • working with small groups of children (following the Teacher's planning)
  • Listening to the children read; marking the children's work and recording progress made
  • Cover playtime duty; Working as part of team
  • Attending staff meetings and training as appropriate

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

  • City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching & Learning in Schools 
  • Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Standard
  • IOSH Working Safely
  • Level 1 in Mental Health First Aid
  • Level 3 Diploma in Paediatric Emergency First Aid

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There may be the opportunity to continue with an exciting career. This is depending on funding on completion of the Apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience


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

About the employer

Irthington village School is a small rural primary school near Brampton. Age 3-11 years. Three mixed aged classes


Irthington Village School






Diane Brew



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

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Closing date: 28 Nov 2023