Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Maltby Redwood Academy

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join the team at Maltby Redwood Academy, part of the Maltby Learning Trust. The teaching assistant will carry out various duties throughout the week and will support exceptional learning experiences that will enable young people to thrive.

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Closing date: 09 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wage will rise to NMW after successful 6 months probation.

    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. Days and times to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 34.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    05 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Assisting Teachers in preparing lesson materials and school equipment
  • Setting the classroom ready for lessons and clearing away afterwards to maintain a safe and clean environment
  • Recording and reporting pupils progress to the Teacher
  • Helping pupils stay focused during class hours
  • Supervising group activities and outings
  • Helping Teachers manage pupils behaviour
  • Looking after children who are unwell or upset
  • Providing a healthy and safe learning environment for all pupils 

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

  • Teaching Assistant Level 3 Apprenticeship
  • Safeguarding Level 2 
  • End point Assessment
  • All training will take place on site at the workplace

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

As well as ensuring full competency as a Teaching Assistant, this standard provides a foundation for potential progression into a number of career paths in the educational sector, including Higher Level Teaching Assistant, Assistant Teacher and Teacher. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent Math's & English (Grade 4 or above) Essential
Other Functional Skills Math's & English (Grade Level 2) Essential

Things to consider

You will need to complete an Enhanced DBS check (paid for by the school),

About the employer

Here at Maltby Redwood Academy we are a family, we firmly believe that all our children are ambitious, fulfill their potential & lay foundations for a lifelong journey of discovery and exploration. Our school vision aims to develop our young people with strength of character & be significant contributing citizens of tomorrow.


Maltby Redwood Academy


Redwood Drive



S66 8DL

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Training provider



Shirley kay


Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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