Learning and Teaching Assistant Apprentice ONGO RECRUITMENT LIMITED

To assist in the planning, learning, teaching, and assessing the differentiated curriculum and in developing, implementing, and evaluating individual education plans and individual behaviour plans, under the general direction of the teacher and SENDCo.

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

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Closing date: today

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    The wage will increase to NMW following the initial 12 months for aged 19 or over.

    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

    The role is Monday - Friday, 32.25 hour a week. Term time only. The working hours are: Monday: 08:15 - 16:00 Tuesday to Friday: 08:15 - 15:00 There is some potential flexibility regarding the start time.

    Total hours per week: 32.25

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    15 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To assist in the educational and social development of students under the direction and guidance of the SENDCo and class teachers
  • Assist students with personal self-care
  • To provide support for individual students inside and outside the classroom to enable them to fully participate in activities
  • To support students during independent/group work (e.g., explaining tasks, reinforcing key objectives, concepts, vocabulary, using practical apparatus)
  • To support students with emotional or behavioural problems and help develop their social and learning skills
  • To keep target students on task, motivated, engaged and interested
  • To assist in delivery of reading, spelling, communication, and other programmes for small groups of students
  • To assist in the implementation of Individual Education Plans and help monitor student progress
  • In liaison with subject teachers/SENDCo, to contribute to curriculum planning
  • To provide appropriate supervision to individual or groups of students
  • To assist in assessment and review of student progress
  • To assist with day-to-day management of learning environment
  • To use ICT to support learning
  • Shares with the SENDCo, teachers, colleagues, supporting professionals and parents’ issues of concern and positive feedback about the student’s welfare and achievements

The training you will be getting

  • You will be studying towards a Teaching Assistant (Level 3) and the course is expected to last 18-21 months including the end point assessment
  • How the training will be delivered is to be confirmed

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Progress as a teaching assistant. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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

About the employer

We've been in place since 2007 and have years of experience in recruiting for local and national companies. We work with both job seekers and employers to get people into sustainable employment.




15-19 Cole Street

DN15 6QY

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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: today