Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship (Oasis Academy Skinner Street) Oasis Community Learning

We are looking for a Teaching Assistant Apprentice (Level 3) to work within a classroom environment with young learners, supporting their education. You will help support the young learners within their lessons and provide support to the teachers.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £5.50 per hour, 39 - 40 weeks per year pro-rata salary

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    15 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Raise standards of achievement for all pupils
  • Encourage pupils to become more independent learners
  • Provide support for their emotional, social, and physical welfare
  • Support the inclusion of pupils in all aspects of school life
  • Work under the direction of the line manager, class teachers, and other staff to support the learning of whole classes, selected groups or individuals as instructed
  • Study relevant qualifications while you earn
  • Supervising class activities
  • Assisting with young people’s learning experience
  • Helping students who might need extra support
  • Attending relevant academy meetings as required
  • Respecting confidentiality at all times
  • Participating in the performance and development review process, taking personal responsibility for identification of learning, development and training opportunities in discussion with line manager
  • Promote positive pupil behaviour in line with academy policies and help keep pupils on task
  • Interact with and support pupils, according to individual needs and skills
  • To support learning by arranging/providing resources for lessons/activities under the direction of the teacher
  • Demonstrate a positive commitment to equality and diversity

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

  • Level 3 Teaching Assistant standard qualification
  • Functional Skills in maths and English, if required 
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities 
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
  • Amplify knowledge of safeguarding, and emergency procedures
  • Increased mastery of the critical stages of child and adolescent development
  • Enhance understanding of the types of influences that can affect this development

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence
  • Potential for full-time employment on successful completion of the apprenticeship
  • Transferable skills that are invaluable in the wider world of work

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Caring, Reliable


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

Things to consider

Let Me Play, LMP Education and Sporting Education are committed to antidiscrimination and equal opportunities for all. We are equally committed to Safer Recruitment Policies, Safeguarding, the Prevent Duty and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. To achieve our commitment, we will ensure continuous development and improvement of robust safeguarding processes and procedures that promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our staff and volunteers.

About the employer

At Oasis Skinner Street we believe that it is every pupil's entitlement to an outstanding education. We expect all our teachers to strive to be outstanding. We are committed to the Oasis Charter and the values and beliefs expressed, its ethos and outcomes: We are motivated by the life, message and example of Jesus Christ Learning, achievement, personal fulfilment and good citizenship are at the heart of all that we do We serve our children, young people, families and local communities with love, optimism, enthusiasm and integrity.


Oasis Community Learning


Skinner St, Gillingham


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Training provider



Lauren Johnson


Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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