Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship at St Peter’s First School, Williton Beacon Education

St Peter’s First School has a fantastic opportunity to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Teaching Assistant (Apprentice) to join our highly collaborative and supportive team. Our TAs are pivotal to our success in the classroom and provide a great deal of support for our teachers.

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Closing date: 14 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    This role is term time only and therefore the advertised salary is pro-rata based on the term-time only nature of this role.

    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

    8.30am - 3.30pm finish with a 30 minute lunch break and 15 minute break in the morning. Monday to Friday term time, including inset days.

    Total hours per week: 31.25

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    18 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Our successful candidate will be able to establish strong working relationships with staff and students alike.

Key responsibilities will be:

  • To provide pupils with a wide range of support, guided by the Class Teacher
  • To enable children to make progress and attain the targets set within the National Curriculum or Education and Health Care Plans

In return we can offer you:

  • The opportunity to help shape our future by joining Beacon Education
  • A school community committed to raising achievement and attainment
  • A supportive staff and Leadership Team

St Peter’s School is a happy, caring and secure community which offers a stimulating learning environment. By developing potential and self-esteem we help everyone to become a unique, responsible, considerate and successful individual.

By learning together we:

  • Foster a lifelong love of learning
  • Provide a range of intellectual, physical and creative activities
  • Nurture spiritual, moral, social and cultural awareness
  • Develop lively, enquiring minds
  • Promote respect, responsibility and self discipline
  • Build self-esteem and a sense of community

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

  • Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills in English and maths Level 2 if required

End Point Assessment:

  • Practical workplace observation
  • Q&A session
  • Professional Discussion

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Possible permanent employment on completion of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English and maths (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired

Things to consider

Successful candidates will be subject to a DBS check. Please consider how you will travel to the place of work, particularly if you rely on public transport.

About the employer

Church of England first school. Children from Reception to Year 4.


Beacon Education


St Peter’s First School

Doniford Road



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Training provider



Philippa Bancroft


07917 923622

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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