Teaching Assistant Apprentice Chivenor Primary School

A Teaching Assistant will work under the direction and supervision of a class teacher to assist with teaching and learning and associated activities in accordance with school policies and procedures.

Sign in to apply

Closing date: 07 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    This pay rate is above National Minimum Wage

    The annual salary for this role is £11,304 over approximately 40 weeks

  • Working week

    Working Hours: 8:30am – 4:30pm. Days: Monday – Friday (including day-release).

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    13 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

As a teaching assistant you will support pupils in their educational, emotional and social development either individually, in groups or as a whole class.

You will also support the teacher by undertaking duties that will free up their time for teaching such as:

  • Preparing the classroom for lessons
  • Making resources and creating displays of children’s work
  • Evaluating the impact of support on helping learners progress
  • Provide general support to pupils ensuring their safety
  • Assisting the teacher with the planning of learning activities
  • Supporting the school by promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children you are responsible for

The training you will be getting

The successful apprentice will complete a full Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship standard through Birmingham Metropolitan College. The apprenticeship qualification will be delivered on a day release basis at our Matthew Boulton Campus in the centre of Birmingham. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Opportunity for further training and full time employment for the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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

About the employer

Chivenor has a strong tradition of being a welcoming, diverse, vibrant school set in the heart of the Castle Vale estate. Children’s individuality and interests are of paramount importance to staff, parents and children. Being a member of a family of schools will give Chivenor opportunities to share expertise, learn from other settings locally and further afield, develop a specialism, work in partnership on particular projects and work with a team of school improvement experts.


Chivenor Primary School


Farnborough Road

Castle Vale


B35 7JA

You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location


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


BMet recruitment Team


0121 362 1122

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

Before you apply

Before you apply for an apprenticeship you must first create an account. If you already have an account you'll need to sign in.