Apprentice Teaching Assistant THE HARMONY TRUST LTD

The Board of Trustees wish to provide an opportunity for a Teaching Assistant. This will be based at Reigate Park Primary Academy in Derby. You will be responsible for supporting child-initiated and adult-led activities based around the needs of each child, as well as working as part of a team to ensure each child feels safe.

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Closing date: 28 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

    Monday to Friday. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 32.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    10 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To work as part of a professional Teaching Assistant Team in our Academy
  • Being responsible for supporting child-initiated and adult-led activities based around the needs and interests of each individual child
  • Supporting the observation and assessment of the children
  • Working as part of a team to ensure each child feels safe and secure
  • Working in partnership with colleagues, parents and/or carers or other professionals
  • Having a duty of care and following relevant safeguarding procedures

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification
  • The training will be delivered at the Roundhouse campus of Derby College Group, as well as in the workplace

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • You could progress to become an Teaching Assistant 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness, Good with children


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade C/4 and above.) Essential

Things to consider

The role will be term time only (including inset days) and subject to pre-employment checks, including Enhanced DBS. If we are interested in taking your application further, you will receive an email from a derby college email address. Please make sure that you check your inbox as well as your spam/junk folders, so you do not miss out on the opportunity to apply.

About the employer

The Harmony Trust was established in February 2014 and currently has 15 schools under the Trust umbrella. This brings with it exciting opportunities for career progression and development for existing and future employees. The Harmony Trust has high expectations of our pupils and staff. We have an excellent reputation and are innovative in our aim for educational excellence.




Reigate Drive


DE22 4EQ

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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


Amy Hitch

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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