Teaching Assistant Apprentice Hagley Catholic High School

As a teaching assistant apprentice, you will support teaching staff in the classroom and be involved in the development, implementation and evaluation of pupils’ individual progress. You may also support individual children in class, and work with small groups of children within or outside the classroom.

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Closing date: 26 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £11.59 per hour- Term Time Only pay.

  • Working week

    Monday – Friday: 8.45am – 3.25pm (breaks to be confirmed)

    Total hours per week: 32

  • Expected duration

    20 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    17 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

To work under the direction of the teacher to raise pupil attainment and maintenance of a well-ordered environment. You will work closely with children to enable them to access a full and rich curriculum within which they can make progress. 

Your work will include:

  • Implementing strategies to support pupils such as giving further explanations, adapting work, prompting or encouraging concentration and participation
  • Assisting with the assessment and recording of pupil progress
  • Delivering planned activities to a small group or individual pupils
  • Assisting with Student First Aid
  • Reprographics
  • Organising materials and resources for lessons
  • Promoting inclusive education and integration and helping in the development of relationships by encouraging appropriate interaction between pupils
  • Supporting the class teacher in managing behaviour and promoting good behaviour around the school
  • Liaising with the class teacher about individual children’s learning
  • Undertaking playground duties as part of a rota
  • Attending training and meetings
  • Complying with the procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and reporting concerns to an appropriate person
  • Undertaking any other duties reasonably required by the class teacher or Head teacher

The training you will be getting

You will be working towards the Level 3 Teaching Assistant Qualification. 

You may also need to work towards Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English if not achieved prior. 

Training will be provided during working hours, you will not need to attend any training academies or colleges. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

It is hoped but not guaranteed that an offer of permanent employment can be made upon completion of your qualification.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


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

Things to consider

This position is term time only

About the employer

Hagley Catholic High School is part of the Emmaus Catholic Multi Academy Company that was established in February 2021 with 9 other primary schools. We are a mixed 11-18 school in Hagley. As a Catholic School we believe that everyone is uniquely formed in the image of God and we are called to live, learn and serve in Jesus' name, by living out the Gospel values and following the compassion of Christ. Consequently, the Hagley family is a warm, caring, nurturing and generous one, in which all students, staff, parents, carers, and visitors feel part of.


Hagley Catholic High School


Hagley Catholic High School Brake Lane



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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


Rachel OConnor



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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