Teaching Assistant Level 3 Apprentice Richardson Dees Primary School

This is an amazing opportunity to become a Teaching Assistant Level 3 apprentice within a well-established school in Longbenton. Benton Dene Primary is a fully inclusive, successful primary school. We are seeking to appoint a professional, friendly and reliable individual. Apply today!

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

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Closing date: 18 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    35 hours per week. Monday-Friday 8:15am-3:45pm TTO.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    21 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    21 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Work in close collaboration with the class teacher, SENDCo, any specialist working with the child and the child’s parents/carers to ensure that the requirements of the child’s EHCP are met
  • Establish positive relationships with the pupil/s supported
  • Support the pupil/s with activities which support literacy and numeracy skills
  • Maintain high expectations for the pupil/s being supported
  • To be fully aware of the pupil’s/pupils’ strengths, difficulties and barriers to learning
  • Ensure that the pupil/s being supported have full access to learning opportunities as appropriate
  • To be fully aware of agreed outcomes, targets and agreed provision (as outlined in the child’s EHCP or other similar document/report)
  • Attend regular reviews and relevant school meetings as appropriate
  • Attend training sessions as appropriate
  • Maintain any necessary records and collect evidence to track the effectiveness of provisions in place
  • Review progress over time with the class teacher, SENDCo, any specialist working with the child/children and the child’s/children’s parents/carers
  • Ensure good links with other members of staff who are working to support the child/children
  • Promote positive pupil behaviour in line with school policies and help keep pupil/s on task

The training you will be getting

On Point Apprenticeships programmes are delivered through a mixture of face-to-face and virtual methods by our fully qualified and industry experienced apprentice training team. Using their expert knowledge gained from time spent in the industry, weve tailored our programmes to use the most up-to-date tools and technologies so that the skills we create can be used directly in the workplace. As one of our learners, youll benefit from coaching, help and guidance from our dedicated team whose job it is to ensure your success. Successful completion of this apprenticeship gives you an accredited Teaching Assistant Level 3 Apprenticeship qualification.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Permanent post for the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Team Working, Creative, Patience, Non judgemental


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

About the employer

Benton Dene have successfully supported a number of apprentices in the past who have which all completed and achieved their qualification! An extremely supportive school that can help you gain the knowledge and skills to kick-start a career within education!


Richardson Dees Primary School


Hailsham Avenue, Newcastle Upon Tyne

NE12 8FD

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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: 18 Dec 2023