Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Wells Primary School

We are looking to recruit a Teaching Assistant apprentice to join our well established, experienced and friendly team. You will work under the guidance of teaching/senior staff assisting with the management of pupils and the classroom, this may involve supporting on a 1:1 basis or with group support.

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Closing date: 07 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 3.00pm. 30 minutes lunch break.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    30 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • You will learn and support with child development and learning.
  • Working constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within these
  • Learn about relevant policies/codes of practice and relevant legislation
  • Gain a general undersanding of national/foundation stage curriculum and other basic learning programmes/strategies

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship qualification - (Standard)
  • Skills, Knowledge and Behaviours
  • Day release to attend New City College, Ardleigh Green Road Campus, Hornchurch (RM11 2LL)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Possibility of progression after successful completion of the apprenticeship depending upon the needs of the school at that time

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Non judgemental, Effective IT Skills, Must be patient, Able to take instructions, Able to work as a team


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 4 or above (A* - C)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 4 or above (A* - C)) Essential

About the employer

Wells is a happy and nurturing school committed to securing high levels of progress and achievement for all pupils. We offer excellent CPD opportunities and have a proven track record of career progression. We pride ourselves on setting high expectations for all, in everything we do. We strive for excellence, aiming only for the best in terms of conduct and academic achievement. We are truly inclusive and have an excellent track record in ensuring high quality provision for pupils who are vulnerable or who have additional needs. Pastoral care is strong and lies at the heart of our ethos.


Wells Primary School


Barclay Oval

Woodford Green


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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


Sarah Clayton


0330 135 9000

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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