L3 Teaching Assistant Apprentice QUARRY HILL ACADEMY

Our school requires a Teaching Assistant Apprentice to work with children between the ages 5 – 11. Potential candidates should have the desire to progress further towards qualified teacher status.

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Closing date: 01 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    5 days per week includes 1 day at college Exact shifts to be discussed

    Total hours per week: 32.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    04 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

· Establish positive relationships with pupils supported.

· Implement planned learning activities/teaching programmes as agreed with the teacher.

· Support pupils with activities which support literacy and numeracy skills

· Support the use of ICT in the classroom and develop pupils’ competence and independence in its use.

· Promote positive pupil behaviour in line with school policies and help keep pupils on task.

· To respect confidentiality at all times.

· Participate in evaluation of learning activities with the teacher, providing feedback to the teacher on pupil progress and behaviour.

Work with individuals or small groups of children under the direction of teaching staff.

The training you will be getting

  • Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Level 3.
  • One Day Per Week At College.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Potential full-time role

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English , maths & science (Grade 9-5 or equivalent) Essential

Things to consider

Are you able to travel to work easily and is this affordable?

About the employer

We are part of Catalyst Academies Trust. As an outstanding primary school in Grays, we offer high standards of education for all and are committed to ensuring that we ensure the best start in life for our pupils






RM17 5UT

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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


David Cornwell


01245 293119

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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