Teaching Assistant Apprentice Chesterton Community Sports College

Apprentice Teaching Assistant working alongside leadership team, all teachers and support staff, parents and carers. To work, usually in the classroom, with the teacher to support access to learning for children and provide general support to the teacher in the management of the classroom.

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Closing date: 11 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

    32.5 Hours per week, Monday - Friday. Days and shifts are to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 32.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    10 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Provide general support to the teacher in the care of pupils, and management of the classroom
  • Assist children in matters of personal need and their   general health including first aid and welfare matters
  • Undertake routine administrative tasks, e.g. pupil record keeping as requested
  • Encourage pupils to interact with other and engage in activities led by the teacher
  • Communicate effectively with parents in order to keep them up to date with their child’s progress

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

  • Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Standard
  • 20% off the job training

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Could lead to a permanent position for the right person.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Patience


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

About the employer

Chesterton Community Sports College is a successful, caring, innovative 11-16 school.


Chesterton Community Sports College


Chesterton Community Sports College

Castle Street, Chesterton

Newcastle under Lyme


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Training provider



The Apprenticeship Hub


01782 254287

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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