Learning Support Apprentice ALDRIDGE EDUCATION

To provide support to learners under the direction of the tutor. You will support a range of curriculum areas and provide in class support to help learners meet the learning objectives of the lesson. You will work alongside the tutor to ensure that the learning is tailored to specific needs. Some of the classes take place in the evening.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 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: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    19 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Key Responsibilities:

  • To support within and outside the classroom, the learning and emotional/social/behavioural needs of learners receiving additional support in accordance with Trust policies
  • To assist the class tutor in preparation and adaptation of learning materials/resources
  • To deliver interventions in accordance with training given 
  • To assist in the assessment of learner needs to benchmark against targets set by the tutors
  • Use specific feedback to help learners make progress.
  • To continually review the learners’ support needs
  • To communicate regularly with tutors to provide clarity and consistency of role within lessons
  • To supervise learner learning where necessary
  • To ensure learners use technology safely
  • To take part in and ensure the smooth and effective administration of the provision
  • To produce accurate records
  • To use computer systems, including specialist software eg: online registration, intervention programmes and management information systems
  • To attend team and all other meetings regarding both learner and curriculum development
  • To share information, in a timely manner as required with the safeguarding lead

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

Teaching Assistant Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard, which you will  receive training to develop and demonstrate the Knowledge, Skills and Behaviour also included:

  • Level 3 Diploma – Supporting Teaching and Learning
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • NCFE combined knowledge and competency-based qualification
  • Work-based learning
  • 20% off the job training
  • Training is delivered on-line and face to face
  • A nominated tutor
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

A permanent position may be offered upon successful completion of the apprenticeship. Opportunity to learn and develop within the company. Progression on to higher apprenticeship / training The L3 Diploma Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools and Colleges is embedded within the apprenticeship training programme.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Team working, Patience, Non judgemental


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

For the first 12 months on programme your hourly rate will be the National Apprenticeship Wage; it will then rise to the National Minimum Wage or National Living Wage The Trust’s employment checks – a Disclosure and Barring Service Check (including any relevant overseas checks), references, qualifications and legal entitlement to work in the

About the employer

Here at Aldridge Adult Learning we are determined to play our part in helping those in our community achieve their dreams by offering people the opportunities they need to get back on their feet and thrive. We believe that education should be stimulating, enriching and enjoyable throughout our adult lives. A great education empowers people because it offers them genuine choice for their future decisions. It allows our learners to understand the value of education and learning throughout their lives and have greater agency and richer participation in all spheres of their lives. Our intention is that our learners challenge assumptions about what they can achieve and do, and in doing so raising their aspirations so that they might look forward to the future with anticipation because of the increased confidence, motivation and direction re-entering education has given them. Our intent is adult education for all – and particularly the most vulnerable and hard to engage. We believe the opportunity to take control of your career options or to enjoy ongoing learning should continue throughout adulthood and we are committed to supporting our local communities in this mission.  We aim to motivate and inspire though a supportive learner centered focus, enabling individuals to see new possibilities and futures. 




Aldridge Adult Learning, Chalky Road, Portslade


BN41 2WF

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Sep 2023