Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprentice Farmilo Primary School & Nursery

Farmilo Primary School & Nursery are offering a Level 3 Teaching assistant Apprenticeship. This will involve working with a variety of children aged 3-11 years in a mainstream school setting. Farmilo is a ‘Good’ Ofsted rated school and it provides a calm, nurturing and aspirational start for its pupils

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Closing date: 20 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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

    Mon- Fri 8am-4pm includes study time

    Total hours per week: 32.5

  • Expected duration

    20 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    08 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work alongside experienced professionals in a friendly and supportive working environment. They will work with a variety of children from different backgrounds with differing needs. They will support the class teacher and the children within the classroom setting as well as delivering intervention support for small groups or individuals based on needs.

Time for study will also be allocated within the work hours and support will be given from a mentor within the school.

You will be:

  • Supporting the class teacher to plan, prepare and deliver lessons
  • Preparing resources to support children’s learning
  • Supporting the class teacher with the learning environment to ensure that it supports learning
  • Delivering interventions to groups or individual children
  • Support Health & safety and fulfil safeguarding responsibilities to all children
  • Supporting breakfast club by engaging with children and providing care when needed
  • Supporting children at lunchtime if needed

The training you will be getting

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

You may also need to work towards Level 2 functional skills in English and maths if not achieved at GCSE Level. 

All training will be delivered remotely through teams during your working hours. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Could lead to permanent TA position

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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

Things to consider

Subject to DBS check and suitable references

About the employer

On behalf of the entire school team, staff, children and Governors I'd like to take this opportunity to welcome you to Farmilo Primary School & Nursery! We are extremely focused on ensuring that every child within our school be the best that they can be. We want every child to reach their full potential and hope to do this by providing them with the very best quality teaching and intervention. We hope that our school is a place that children enjoy. We believe we have a happy, positive and relaxed atmosphere where children can develop confidence in both their work and in their relationships with others. The well-being of our children, parents/carers and staff is one of our main school priorities. We are dedicated to ensuring that mental health is nurtured and supported across the school. Our pledge is to embed coping techniques and gratitude, build resilience and a growth mindset to enable our children to develop a healthy mind, equipping them with the right tools for when difficult situations arise. Our whole school approach shows the strength that we have together. We believe that good home/ school links and partnership working are key to ensuring that every child achieves their best so we look forward to meeting you and working with you and your child. We look forward to having you and your family as members of our school community and hope that you will be with us for many happy and successful years. Mrs Suzanne Tryner


Farmilo Primary School & Nursery


Farmilo Primary School & Nursery

Woburn Lane


NG19 7RT

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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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