Teaching Assistant Apprentice Litcham School - Primary Phase

Do you love the idea of working with children? Are you passionate about learning? Could you make a difference to the lives of the children in our school? This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic, keen apprentice to join our friendly and supportive team and train with us. With us, you will study and gain a level 3 qualification.

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Closing date: 20 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    First Year Salary - £5.28 per hour, Term time + 2 weeks + holiday pay = 45.60 weeks paid per year. Annual salary - £7223, Monthly salary - £602. Second Year Salary - National minimum age range

    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, from school opening to school closing. Working year - Term time + two weeks. Exact shifts tbc.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    23 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    15 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Support teaching and learning within the school through working with individuals and groups as directed by the teacher in charge
  • Monitor individual pupil’s progress, achievements, problems, conditions, and development needs reporting to the responsible teacher as appropriate
  • Assist the teacher with the planning of learning activities in the classroom
  • Form positive and effective relationships with pupils, staff, parents, governors, and members of the wider community so the ethos of the school is reflected in the way we work together
  • Prepare and maintain equipment and teaching resources for lessons and activities and the display and presentation of pupil’s work
  • Use appropriate skills to help all pupils to make progress and feel happy safe in school
  • Become an active part of our team, prepared to go the extra mile for the benefit of our school community

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

  • Teaching Assistant, Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Support provided by mentors in the workplace
  • 1:1 support and coaching by the training provider
  • regular attendance to workshops delivered either online, classroom or both
  • Support with maths and English level 2 if required

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Apprentices who have completed their training and course with us have gone on to permanent positions, further evidence of the strength of the course and the training you will receive at our school

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Organisation skills, Team working, Initiative, Knowledge of safeguarding, First aid (desirable), Follow instructions


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A* - C / 4 - 9 (Level 2)) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A* - C / 4 - 9 (Level 2)) Desired

About the employer

Litcham is a small, popular, successful, and rapidly growing all-through school. Children enjoy their time with us and are very keen to learn. We were recently inspected by Ofsted, who judged us to be Good with areas of Outstanding practice. The school is situated in delightful surroundings in the historic village of Litcham and is within easy reach of the North Norfolk coast, Norwich, and King's Lynn. Litcham is centrally located in the county and there is a wide range of affordable housing in the area. Norfolk is a county of beautiful open country, inland waterways, an extensive coastline, attractive towns and villages and the fine city of Norwich. It is also an area of opportunity, good public services, and a relatively buoyant economy, all of which make it a fantastic place in which to live and work.


Litcham School - Primary Phase


Litcham Primary Phase School

Church Street


PE32 2NS

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Training provider



Anthony Winsper


01603 306611

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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