Teaching Assistant Level 3 Apprenticeship OASIS COMMUNITY LEARNING

Apprentice teaching assistant role. Salary: £6.40p/h Working hours: Monday - Friday (term time) Location: Oasis Academy Marksbury Road, BS3 5JL Apprenticeship Details - 16 months duration to complete, working towards your Level 3 Teaching Assistant Qualification. (All learning is delivered online/ remote). Training Provider: LMP Education (rated 8th best UK training provider)

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Closing date: 30 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Increases to National Minimum Wage after 12 months

    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 (term time only), 18 months fixed contract. Times to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    23 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

During your time as a Teaching Assistant Apprentice, you will provide direct support for the learning of individual children or groups of children, including those with some level of SEN, to achieve progress in learning, under the general direction of the class teacher. Some of you day to day duties will include:

  • Providing feedback, usually verbal, to pupils during learning episodes about the quality of their learning, saying what they have done well and what they need to improve.
  • Communicating children’s achievements during lessons to the class teacher, this may be in written form (i.e. notes on plans, filling in an given proforma or using online assessment observation tools.
  • Supervising children at break times, on a rota.
  • Promote academy policies on pupil behaviour and follow academy processes for the management of behaviour.
  • Follow the academy safeguarding policies and raising any safeguarding concerns with the Designated Safeguarding Lead or the Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead.
  • Support in the implementation of strategies to manage pupil behaviour, including the consistent use of rewards and sanctions, understanding the limits to which they may employ such sanctions.
  • Communicate with colleagues, children and parents in a professional and respectful manner, respecting confidentiality.
  • Work in compliance with the codes of conduct, regulations and policies of the academy and its commitment to equal opportunities.

The training you will be getting

  • Teaching Assistant Level 3 qualification.
  • All learning is delivered online/ remotely.
  • You will receive 20% off the job training to work towards your apprenticeship.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Permanent position within a Teaching Assistant role

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or above (Level 2)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or above (Level 2)) Essential

About the employer

Oasis Academies exists to provide a rich and balanced educational environment which caters for the whole person - academically, vocationally, socially, morally, spiritually, physically, emotionally and environmentally. Our task is to serve our students as well as to provide a learning hub for the entire community. In this way we will raise aspirations, unlock potential and work to achieve excellence through encouraging a ‘can do’ culture which nurtures confident and competent people.




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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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