Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship - Oasis Silvertown 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: 25 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 (Term time only). Hours to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Responsibilities will include:

  • 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
  • To support parents in becoming competent and confident co-educators who are

The training you will be getting

  • You will work towards your Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification across a total duration of 16 months
  • Training provider: LMP Group (Rated 3rd best apprenticeship training provider across the UK)
  • All online/ remote learning, no classroom or college day release
  • An allocated tutor will support you throughout the apprenticeship

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • The right candidate may be offered a permanent position after 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, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade 4-9 (A*-C, Level 2)) Essential

About the employer

Our vision is underpinned by our Oasis Silvertown values: be proud, be professional, be nice, be independent, be resilient. We call these our Silvertown 5 "Be" values.


Oasis Community Learning


Oasis Silvertown

303 N Woolwich Rd


E16 2BB

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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


Lauren Johnson


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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