Teaching Assistant Apprentice SUPPLYTRAIN C.I.C.

A Teaching Assistant will work under the direction and supervision of a class teacher to assist with teaching and learning and associated activities in accordance with school policies and procedures.

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Closing date: 31 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 4.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 36.25

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    03 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • 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 teacher.
  • To contribute to raising standards by ensuring high expectations are promoted for pupils.
  • Provide general support to pupils ensuring their safety.
  • Accompanying teaching staff and pupil on visits and trips out of school.
  • Supporting the teacher by providing structured support in accordance with specific work programmes designed and supervised by individual teachers.
  • Support the teacher in the development and implantation of individual education/behaviour plans.
  • Assist the teacher with the planning of learning activities.
  • Provide detailed and regular feedback to teachers and pupils achievement, progress, and problems.
  • Supporting the curriculum.
  • Supporting the school by promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children you are responsible for.
  • Ensuring all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop.

The training you will be getting

  • Teaching Assistant Level 3 qualification
  • Functional Skills in maths and English, if required.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • To be decided upon completion of apprenticeship. 
  • Potential employment within the sector.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

Candidates will need to pass a DBS check to start the role.

About the employer

Supplytrain C.I.C. is an official Flexi-Job Apprenticeship Agency, licenced by the Department for Education. We arrange the most suitable and appropriate apprenticeship training from one of our partnered training providers. If you are successful in securing an apprenticeship with us, it is important to understand that Supplytrain C.I.C. will be your employer and the apprenticeship placement will be a separate organisation that simply hosts you as an apprentice. In this instance the host employer is St Francis Catholic Primary School , a one form entry Catholic school which includes a part-time/ full-time Nursery. The school is situated in Shelfield - a suburb of Walsall, approximately two miles from Aldridge.




St Francis Catholic Primary School

Mill Road



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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


Neil Shakespeare



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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