Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship OASIS COMMUNITY LEARNING

An exciting opportunity to work with teachers to support teaching and learning, providing general and specific assistance to students and staff under the direction, guidance and direct supervision of the classroom teacher.

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Closing date: 20 Jun 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, Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    23 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    19 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Work with individual students or small groups of students in the classroom under the direct supervision of teaching staff
  • Support students to understand instructions, support independent learning and inclusion of all students 
  • Support the teacher in behaviour management and keeping students on task
  • Support students in social and emotional wellbeing, reporting problems to the teacher as appropriate
  • Prepare and clear up learning environment and resources including photocopying, filing and display and presentation of student work and teaching and learning resources at the direction of the teacher
  • Record basic student data
  • Support student learning through play
  • Facilitate games and activities
  • Assist with escorting students on educational visits
  • Invigilate exams and tests
  • Assist students with eating, dressing and hygiene as required whilst encouraging independence
    Supervise students between lessons and when entering and leaving the Academy’s site
  • Subject to receiving appropriate training, to contribute to the Academy’s First Aid provision

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

  • Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Standard 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Possible full-time employment considered on completion of apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4/C and above or Level 2) Essential

About the employer

Oasis Academy Long Cross is driven by a powerful ethos which aspires to treat everyone equally and recognises the importance of a holistic approach to education. As well as continuing to build a strong school and deliver a first-class education, it is also our desire to build an interconnected community, recognising that educational needs do not exist in isolation from the needs of the whole person. At Oasis Academy Long Cross we aim to: Create a happy, stimulating, caring learning environment where risk taking and challenge is encouraged Awaken and nurture a love of learning that will last a lifetime and provide everyone with the skills to pursue that learning independently and collaboratively Enable everyone to reach the highest standard of which they are capable, academically and in other fields such as sport, arts and culture Encourage all learners to develop their own interests, passions, enthusiasms, creativity and individuality Help learners to understand and care about the world in which they live, and to believe in their ability and responsibility to change that world to make it better Empower learners to develop a strong sense of right and wrong, good and bad, equality and justice. Give them the inner strength to act according to these values Provide learners with the skills and understanding to live a healthy, successful life, physically, emotionally and spiritually Foster respect, tolerance and love for others, regardless of race, gender, religion or difference, within a framework of equality of opportunity and fairness Help learners to appreciate human achievements and aspirations and to believe in their own potential to attain great things Promote a feeling of pride and confidence in learners’ identities; as individuals, as members of our academy, as part of the local community and as citizens of the world




Long Cross

Lawrence Weston


BS11 0LP

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Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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