Teaching Assistant Level 3 Apprentice Gateshead Council

Looking to kick start your career in the Teaching sector? We have a fantastic opportunity for a creative team player who isn't afraid of putting in hard work during all-weather situations to become an apprentice teaching assistant with Kells Lane Primary School in Gateshead. Start your Teaching Career in a supportive primary school today!

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

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Closing date: 10 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday, Thursday & Friday: 8:00am - 3:30pm. Tuesday and Wednesday: 8:00am-4:30pm. (Half an hour for lunch)

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    14 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    08 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Supervising pupils' behaviour and demeanour in accordance with staff guidance
  • Maintaining cleanliness and organization in the teaching environment and assisting with pupil care
  • Aiding teachers with administrative tasks and supporting pupils' development through various activities
  • Applying knowledge of Special Educational Needs (SEN) as per the SEN code of practice
  • Ensuring a safe environment for pupils and staff and promoting Every Child Matters
  • Contributing to the school's Self Evaluation process while adhering to policies and regulations
  • Setting high expectations for pupils and respecting their backgrounds for educational success
  • Implementing behaviour management strategies for a conducive learning environment
  • Collaborating effectively with colleagues, seeking help and self-improvement
  • Building and sustaining positive relationships with pupils, parents, and staff

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

Learning and Skills apprenticeship programmes are delivered through a mixture of face-to-face and virtual methods by our fully qualified and industry experienced apprentice training team.

Using their expert knowledge gained from time spent in the industry, weve tailored our programmes to use the most up-to-date tools and technologies so that the skills we create can be used directly in the workplace. As one of our learners, youll benefit from coaching, help and guidance from our dedicated team whose job it is to ensure your success.

Successful completion of this apprenticeship gives you an accredited Teaching Assistant Level 3 Apprenticeship qualification, with training how to:

  • Contribute to the efficiency of an organisation through the support of functional areas, working across teams and resolving issues as requested.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Very good opportunity to develop and grow within the organisation with a good career route. The employer has a clear plan for developing this role for the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Organisation skills, Creative, Non judgemental, Patience, Initiative


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

About the employer

Kells Lane Primary School are looking to hire an apprentice to support them to develop and grow! Having previously taken on apprentices, Kells Lane are experienced in this area and will ensure the apprentice has opportunities to expand on their knowledge and skill set to achieve the apprenticeship!


Gateshead Council


Kells Lane


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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: 10 Oct 2023