Teaching Assistant Level 3 Apprentice - Westgate Primary School Westgate Primary School

Passionate about helping other to achieve their potential? Want to be challenged yet have fun? Then why not join our successful team here at Westgate, where we are united in lifelong learning! Duties will include supporting pupils in the classroom.

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

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Closing date: 03 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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 to Friday, Term Time Only. 30 hours per week, times to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    15 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Under the teachers clear guidance the successful apprentice will support the educational, personal and social development of pupils in the class including those with special and/or bilingual needs
  • Ensuring pupils remain on task
  • Complete structured learning activities
  • Report pupil progress to the teacher

The training you will be getting

  • Comprehensive training programme from induction to completion both on and off the job as well as full apprenticeship support through Nelson and Colne College  

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

The skills, knowledge & experience to confidently support learners to achieve their goals. Training in a large school gives the apprentice extensive experience across a variety of learners & their associated challenges, upon completion they can have confidence in their abilities & apply for TA vacancies in school or another educational setting backed by the Nationally recognised Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification.   

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Non judgemental, Patience


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

About the employer

We want every child to feel valued and safe by acknowledging and rewarding good behaviour and effort wherever possible. We want our youngest children to settle quickly from Day 1 and to start what will be a successful time in their primary years, achieving their full potential. We believe every child has the right to learn and that they feel they can succeed even when learning can be challenging. To do this, we have the best people possible, teachers and support staff, to help children to feel they can develop and grow in confidence over the years.


Westgate Primary School


Westgate Primary School

4 Langridge Way




Steven Bond



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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

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

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 03 Dec 2023