Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship - Oasis Shirley Park OASIS COMMUNITY LEARNING

To work under the instruction/guidance of teaching/senior staff to undertake work/care/support programmes, to enable access to learning for pupils and to assist the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom. Work may be carried out in the classroom or outside the main teaching area, for specified periods of time.

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Closing date: 28 Apr 2024

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 - Friday, between 8:00am - 3:30pm.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    28 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • The post holder is responsible to their line manager and to the Phase Leader for their duties, responsibilities, and tasks
  • The post holder will adhere to the school’s values and vision; abiding by the agreed policies and procedures to ensure provision is of the highest quality
  • The post holder undertakes support for the teachers of the children within the school and the associated pastoral and administrative duties in respect of those pupils as well as the general responsibilities in the school as agreed with the Headteacher
  • The post holder will interact on a professional level with all colleagues and establish and maintain good working relationships which will promote the development and effective delivery of the school curriculum and maximise children’ achievement
  • The post holder will be responsible for the pastoral care and safeguarding of the children within their session, class or groups, ensuring that children’s safety, wellbeing and welfare are at the forefront of all they do
  • To implement agreed work programmes with individual pupils /groups and support teaching staff in the development and education of pupils including the provision of detailed and specialist skills/knowledge in particular areas
  • To assist the teacher in the whole planning, teaching, and assessment cycle
  • To supervise and lead groups of children (including during lunchtime)
  • To implement all policies and practices in line with the ethos of the school
  • Through reflective practice, support a creative inclusive curriculum which values learning through and smaller group working practices
  • To support excellent progress for children across all areas of development through effective participation in observation, assessment and planning
  • To help create a stimulating environment which supports learning

The training you will be getting

During this teaching assistant apprenticeship (level 3) you will promote self-belief, social inclusion and high self-esteem which will play an integral part to pupils’ wellbeing. You will become an essential part in the learning environment for the classroom teacher and pupils. Working to ensure pupils thrive in a positive, nurturing and safe environment. It is an active role supporting the learner to access the curriculum and expand their knowledge.

TAs play a crucial role in supporting teachers and pupils. Your work can have a significant impact on the children's learning experiences, helping them to succeed academically and personally.

  • Milestone 1. Keeping children safe in Education – (KCSIE Policy, child protection, safeguarding awareness, serious case reviews, health, safety and wellbeing legislation)
  • Milestone 2. Professional Standards and Personal Accountability – (Relationships and Role Modelling, CPD and Personal development)
  • Milestone 3. Child Development and Behaviours – (Child Development Practitioners, stages of development, Behaviour Management)
  • Milestone 4. Curriculum and Technology – (School ICT Systems, using technology, National Curriculum key Stages)
  • Milestone 5. Learning and Assessment Strategies – (Assessment procedures, feedback techniques, SEND Strategies and partnership working)
  • Milestone 6. Prep for End Point Assessment

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Possible full-time employment upon completion of the apprenticeship 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C and above or Level 2) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C and above or Level 2) Essential

About the employer

We are a co-educational, all-inclusive Primary Academy dedicated to transforming the lives of those within the community we serve. We have had an exciting journey to date. We are proud to walk through our halls and smile at our children and staff. It is within these walls that we see and will continue to see our young minds flourish and develop a life-long love for learning that we hope to instill in future cohorts to come. We are at the heart of an amazing community. A few minutes ride on the train into the centre of London.




47-49 Stroud Green Way



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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

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