Teaching Assistant Apprentice Nathaniel Newton Infant School

As a teaching assistant apprentice you will support teaching staff in the classroom and be involved in the development, implementation and evaluation of pupils’ individual progress. You may also support individual children in class, and work with small groups of children within or outside the classroom. This is an excellent opportunity for a smart, ambitious and self-motivated individual to join a friendly environment.

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Closing date: 02 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Please note the salary is £7661.94 as this role is term time only.

    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, 8.30am - 3.30pm. Term time only.

    Total hours per week: 32.5

  • Expected duration

    19 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    02 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

To work under the direction of the teacher to raise pupil attainment and maintenance of a well ordered environment. You will work closely with children to enable them to access a full and rich curriculum within which they can make progress. 

Your work will include:

  • Implementing strategies to support pupils such as giving further explanations, adapting work, prompting or encouraging concentration and participation
  • Assisting with the assessment and recording of pupil progress
  • Delivering planned activities to a small group or individual pupils
  • Organising materials and resources for lessons
  • Promoting inclusive education and integration and helping in the development of relationships by encouraging appropriate interaction between pupils
  • Supporting the class teacher in managing behaviour and promoting good behaviour around the school
  • Liaising with the class teacher about individual children’s learning
  • Undertaking playground duties as part of a rota
  • Attending training and meetings
  • Complying with the procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and reporting concerns to an appropriate person
  • Undertaking any other duties reasonably required by the class teacher or Head teacher 

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 maths and English if required
  • 4 Additional day courses with HOET

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • It is hoped but not guaranteed that an offer of full time employment can be made on completion of your qualification

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness, Committed, Reliable


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

Things to consider

• We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated individual who is willing to work as part of our team to instil a love of learning in our pupils • You must be willing to undergo an enhanced DBS check

About the employer

Nathaniel Newton Infant school is a popular, oversubscribed school catering for children between the ages of 4-7 years in the Hartshill area of Nuneaton. The Links Daycare Centre is a private nursery on our school site catering for children between the ages of 2-4 years of age. We work closely with Links to ensure that there is a seamless transition between nursery and school. We do have many children who come from other nurseries and we are proud of our induction process for these children who are also provided with a seamless transition into school.


Nathaniel Newton Infant School


Victoria Road


CV10 0LS

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Training provider



Emma Stead


01788 820132

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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