Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Hilltop School

Do you want to start a career in Education as a Teaching Assistant? In this role you will develop into a teaching assistant professional and make a difference to the lives of local children with a variety of SEND needs. The role involves attending to the pupils’ needs, establishing good relationships with pupils and acting as a role model.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Annual salary equates to £222.00 per week

  • Working week

    Monday – Friday. Working hours to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    06 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Do you want to start a rewarding career with endless opportunities? Could you benefit the lives of children in the local community and make a difference?

If the answer is yes, this is the job you’ve been waiting for! With the help of RNN Training, this apprenticeship will give you all you need to secure your future in the education sector and provide you with the skills that are in short supply nationwide.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Support for pupils:

  • Supervise and support pupils, ensuring their safety and access to learning
  • Attend to the pupils’ needs
  • Establish good relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and responding appropriately to individual needs

Support for the teacher:

  • Assist in ensuring that the learning environment is safe and purposeful for the pupils at the beginning and end of the day
  • Ensure that all resources and equipment are clean, hygienic and ready for use
  • To support children and young people in all areas of learning under the direction of the teacher or HLTA
  • Monitor pupils responses to learning activities and record achievement and progress as directed
  • To encourage positive behaviour for learning

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

  • Teaching Assistant Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills maths Level 2 (If required)
  • Functional Skills English Level 2 (If required)
  • Weekly online taught sessions – Thursday Afternoons

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Full-time employment and progression to higher education

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience, Willingness to learn, A friendly attitude, Supportive and dedicated, Working with SEN students


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential

Things to consider

Ensure you can travel to the place of work for the working hours stated above.

About the employer

Nexus Multi Academy Trust is an all age special school for children and young people with special educational needs. They are passionate about providing the best quality of education and care for pupils and put the students first before anything else. As a school which is now growing in size, they are looking for fresh & new talented people with a passion for education and the determination to begin a career as a Teaching Assistant in this rewarding environment.


Hilltop School


Larch Road



S66 8AZ

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Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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