Teaching Assistant Level 3 Apprenticeship RANDSTAD GROUP UK

Are you looking for a rewarding job that provides your perfect work-life balance? Perhaps you’re looking for a career change, or would like to get your foot on the education career ladder? If this sounds like you, then becoming a Level 3 Teaching Assistant via the Department for Education’s apprenticeship scheme could be your perfect next step.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Yearly wage £15,000 - £19,000

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday (school hours) - May work occasional evenings and flexibility is required. Exact shifts to be announced.

    Total hours per week: 36.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2024

  • Date posted

    08 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    12 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Apply strategies to support and encourage the development of independent learners
  • Adapt educational communication strategies
  • Apply behaviour management strategies in line with organisational policy
  • Adapt resources to support all learners
  • Communicating appropriately with children and young people
  • Communicating appropriately with teachers and other school staff
  • Apply teaching strategies to deliver learning activities or interventions
  • Build relationships with learners, teachers, other professionals and stakeholders
  • Comply with legislation, guidance and procedures for Prevent, safeguarding and health and safety
  • Support the wellbeing and mental health of learners
  • Observe, record, and report on learners in line with organisational procedures
  • Apply methods of formative assessment
  • Use up-to-date technology safely, to support learning
  • Encourage safe use of technology by learners
  • Adapt teaching strategies to support all learners. For example, scaffolding, open questioning
  • Identify and respond to pastoral and academic behaviours in learners
  • Provide feedback to learners

The training you will be getting

This is an opportunity to learn all the skills you need to qualify as a Level 3 Teaching Assistant, within 18 months. You will get guidance and support from apprenticeship experts at Randstad every step of the way.

Plus you'll gain on-the-job experience which will put you in a great position to secure permanent work once you qualify. Not only this, but you’ll be learning alongside a group of like-minded people, so you’ll have a network of support from the word go.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Qualified Level 3 Teaching Assistant
  • Further progression may well be available in other areas within our sector, upon successful completion of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade C/4) Essential

Things to consider

This position will involve working with young people and will require a DBS (police) check. You should declare any convictions or cautions at interview; these will not necessarily prevent you from getting the job but should be declared at interview.

About the employer

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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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