Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Gorsemoor Primary School

Are you interested in becoming a Teaching Assistant? Gorsemoor Primary School have an amazing Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprentice opportunity available. You will be responsible for supporting the class teacher to enhance pupils’ learning either in groups or individually while promoting self-belief, social inclusion and high self-esteem.

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Closing date: 04 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday (term time only)

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    21 Dec 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Supporting children on a 1:1 or group basis
  • Supervise and support pupils, ensuring their safety by complying with good health and safety practice
  • Encourage pupils to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher
  • Undertake routine administrative tasks, e.g. pupil record-keeping as requested
  • Appropriate liaison with parents on general pupil matters
  • Provide pastoral support to pupils within the school environment
  • Assist children in matters of personal needs and their general health including first aid and welfare matters
  • Provide structured support in accordance with specific work programmes designed and supervised by individual teachers
  • To contribute to raising standards by ensuring high expectations are promoted for all pupils
  • Involvement in the implementation of Individual Education / Behaviour / Support / Mentoring plans
  • Provide general support to pupils, ensuring their safety, by complying with good health and safety practice and school policies
  • Accompany teaching staff and pupils on visits, trips and out of school activities as required
  • Encourage pupils to interact with others and engage in activities and opportunities

The training you will be getting

Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Standard.

Support with English and Maths (if required).

Work based learning.

End Point Assessment.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

There is a possibility of being offered a full time position on successful completion of the apprenticeship.

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, Physical fitness


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

Things to consider

Do you have a desire to work with children with a range of needs? Gorsemoor Primary School is a maintained school. They are a very inclusive school, larger than average primary school.

About the employer

We are delighted to welcome you to our school, a school that offers a community-wide sense of belonging, togetherness and ‘family’. There is something very special about Gorsemoor and we are incredibly proud of our unique children, supportive parents, inspirational staff, forward thinking governors, where we all work in collaboration to make Gorsemoor a safe, happy and vibrant place to learn and thrive. We have high expectations of ourselves and our children: the challenges that we set show them that we believe they can achieve them, instilling the confidence and ambition to do so. We place great importance in kindness and respect being mutual, both within our school community and the world around us.


Gorsemoor Primary School


Gorsemoor Primary School

Gorsemoor Road

Heath Hayes

WS12 3TG

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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


Diane Jones


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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