Teaching Assistant Apprentice Whitelands Park Primary

Whitelands Park Primary are seeking an Apprentice who they are keen to support and mentor as a Teaching Assistant. You would be trained to work inside or outside the classroom as a 1-1 or group support, looking after pupils physical, social and emotional welfare, supported by a Class Teacher and the wider school community.

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Closing date: 05 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,158.72 to £20,048.08

    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, 08.30 - 15.30

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    07 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    24 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Under the direction of teaching staff contribute strategies to support teaching and learning for securing best outcomes and promoting pupil independence
  • Ensure pupils receive regular and constructive feedback with regards to their progress
  • Liaise with other departments and staff as necessary to promote learning
  • Look after children's physical, social and emotional welfare
  • Work inside or outside the classroom with individuals or groups

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

  • The Teaching Assistant Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard is delivered through live, tutor led remote training half a day a month alongside 1-1 training, reviews and guided study
  • English and maths Functional Skills Level 2 if required

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Whitelands Park Primary encourages the promotion and development of all staff and the opportunity for further study
  • There is the possibility this could lead to a full-time permanent position within the school on successful completion of the Apprenticeship
  • This is a strong route into teaching or other work within the public and education sectors

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Confidentiality, Calm Under Pressure


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade 4 or C) Desired

Things to consider

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About the employer

At Whitelands Park Primary School, our aim is to provide an education of the highest standard and for our children to develop and learn with self-confidence and enthusiasm. Working in close partnership with parents ensures that all children are provided with a consistent message to enable them to reach their full potential, both socially and academically. We foster a family atmosphere throughout the school, mutually sharing anxieties and celebrating successes. We provide a warm and friendly environment, encouraging a desire to learn and the ambition to succeed. All members of the school enthusiastically involve themselves in the social, academic and emotional development of all children and we value the contributions from the wider community, actively encouraging a culture of respect, tolerance and compassion. We expect the school’s code of conduct to be clearly understood and adopted by all members, providing a high standard of behaviour, appearance and good manners. At Whitelands Park, we put your child’s needs at the forefront of our minds. We endeavour to ensure that your child can read efficiently, express themselves positively through both the written and spoken word and are confident with the basic skills in mathematics. Through our carefully structured teaching programme, we will ensure your child will work with a sense of resolve and enjoyment in a wide range of subjects


Whitelands Park Primary


Sagecroft Road


RG18 3FH

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Training provider



Rachel Eaves


07922 426414

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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