Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship - Oulton Broad Primary School Oulton Broad Primary School

The successful candidate will work in partnership with class teachers to support learning in line with the national curriculum, codes of practice and School policies and procedures. Support pupils with activities which support literacy and numeracy skills, plus more.

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Closing date: 28 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £6.40 per hour

    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 to Friday, shifts TBC, Term time only.

    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

Key responsibilities:

  • Establish positive relationships with pupils supported
  • 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
  • Interact with, and support pupils, according to individual needs and skills
  • Promote the inclusion and acceptance of children with special needs within the classroom ensuring access to lessons and their content through appropriate clarification, explanation and resources
  • Participate in planning and evaluation of learning activities with the teacher, providing feedback to the teacher on pupil progress and behaviour
  • Monitor and record pupil activities as appropriate writing records and reports as required
  • Provide feedback to pupils in relation to attainment and progress under the guidance of the teacher
  • To support learning by arranging/providing resources for lessons/activities under the direction of the teacher
  • To attend to pupils’ personal needs including help with social, welfare and health matters, including minor first aid
  • To assist with the preparation, maintenance and control of stocks of materials and resources

Apprenticeship Summary: 

  • You will work towards your Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification across a total duration of 16 months!
  • Training provider: LMP Group: https://lmp-group.co.uk/
  • All online/remote learning, no classroom or college day release
  • An allocated tutor will support you throughout the apprenticeship!

The training you will be getting

Apprenticeship Summary: 

You will work towards your Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification across a total duration of 16 months!

Training provider: LMP Group: https://lmp-group.co.uk/

All online/remote learning, no classroom or college day release.
An allocated tutor will support you throughout the apprenticeship.

During this teaching assistant apprenticeship 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

Future progression opportunities.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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

Things to consider

(Permitting you’re eligible for the role) Please expect to receive contact from our LMP Education Recruitment team, to discuss your application further. Additionally, please be aware that upon a successful offer of employment, DBS checks and references will be obtained as part of your enrolment.

About the employer

We are an outstanding primary school based in Oulton Broad, Lowestoft. We have 330 children on our role, with 12 classes in our main school and 1 class in our new, purpose built SEND unit. We also have a nursery within school with 49 pupils who currently attend throughout the week.


Oulton Broad Primary School


Christmas Lane

Oulton Broad


NR32 3JX

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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

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