Teaching Assistant Apprentice Fryent Primary School

As a Teaching Assistant Apprentice (Level 3) you will be support teaching staff in the classroom and be involved in the development, implementation and evaluation of pupils’ individual progress. You may also support individual children in class, work with small groups of children within or outside the classroom, assist with the assessment, record pupil progress, and deliver planned activities to a small group or individual pupils.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday. Term time only - 38 weeks per year.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    20 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    05 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

To work under the direction of the teacher in a reception class to raise pupil attainment and maintenance of a well-ordered environment. You will work closely with children to enable them to access a full and rich curriculum within which they can make progress.  

Your work will include:

  • Implementing strategies to support pupils such as giving further explanations, adapting work, prompting or encouraging concentration and participation
  • Assisting with the assessment and recording of pupil progress
  • Delivering planned activities to a small group or individual pupils
  • Organising materials and resources for lessons
  • Promoting inclusive education and integration and helping in the development of relationships by encouraging appropriate interaction between pupils
  • Supporting the class teacher in managing behaviour and promoting good behaviour around the school
  • Liaising with the class teacher about individual children’s learning
  • Undertaking playground duties as part of a rota
  • Attending training and meetings
  • Complying with the procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and reporting concerns to an appropriate person
  • Undertaking any other duties reasonably required by the class teacher or head teacher.

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

  • You will be working towards a Teaching Assistant level 3 Standard,  
    Functional Skills in maths and English if required.
  • The course is entirely work based and will not require day release. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • It is hoped but not guaranteed that an offer of full-time employment can be made on completion of your qualification.
  • An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence.
  • Transferable skills that are invaluable in the wider world of work.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

This job will require a full DBS

About the employer

Fryent Primary School is a large school situated in Kingsbury in the London Borough of Brent. We are proud to serve a diverse community and every member of our school is valued as an individual. We recognise the significance of an outstanding holistic education for our pupils and this is what we continually strive for. Our aim is to develop the whole child, both academically and socially, so that they are able to reach their full potential and they in turn will be able make a positive contribution to the society that they live in, both now and in the future. We place high expectations, without excuse or compromise, on all members of our school community.


Fryent Primary School


Church Lane




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Training provider



Rachel OConnor



Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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