Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship - Absent College/ Wargrave House WARGRAVE HOUSE LTD

Applications are invited from enthusiastic and ambitious individuals who are passionate about ensuring the best possible outcomes for our young people with autism, individuals who are keen to develop their skills and abilities as an apprentice in SEN and to contribute to the continued development and success of the college.

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Closing date: 08 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £6.50 per hour Working 39 weeks + 2 days of the year

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8.00am - 4.00pm (Exact shifts to be confirmed).

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    25 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Contributing to the implementation of learning activities
  • Evaluating the performance of lesson plans and how to improve for the future
  • Working independently in teaching group and individual activities
  • Working in partnership with teachers to help support and deliver lesson plans and objectives

The training you will be getting

Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Standard includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • All training will be completed on site, no college days, monthly visits from tutor, 20% off the job training

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

After completion of the apprenticeship, you will interview for a full time position.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4 or above) Desired

Things to consider

Are you comfortable working with SEN adults age 16-25?

About the employer

Wargrave House and Ascent College is dedicated to providing expert specialist education to students with autism, our focus is upon achieving the very best outcomes. Lakeside college supports young people with autism to fulfil their own unique potential, we provide this through safe and nurturing education environments that meet the full range of young people’s needs.







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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Ella Hudson



Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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