Teaching Assistant Apprentice Birds Bush Primary School

A fantastic opportunity to join our school. The role will support class learning either in groups or with individual learners ensuring that learners understand their work and their learning objectives. Support will be provided to learners with different abilities and starting points with some learners potentially having special educational needs.

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Closing date: 02 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Pay will also reflect age of applicants as well as school working patterns

    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

    Details of working week will be appropriate to the academy at which the apprenticeship is due to start – which for this vacancy is Birds Bush Primary School. Typically 32.5 hours a week Monday – Friday. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 32.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    5 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Working in partnership with other professionals to support learners
  • Establish positive relationships with learners and promote positive behaviours
  • Deliver individual / small group support in partnership with other professionals
  • Support students’ learning across the curriculum, tailoring support to match the students’ needs
  • To keep records of and mark work completed during teaching sessions led by the post-holder
  • Support teacher planning
  • Contribute to the management of student’s behaviour and encourage the students
  • Other duties as and when required

The training you will be getting

  • Teaching assistant level 3 apprenticeship standard
  • Monthly 1-1 session with assessor
  • Weekly off-the-job training
  • Functional skills Level 2 in English and maths if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Given the ongoing growth of our Trust (currently 10 academies across multiple local authorities) future prospects are also growing for the right candidates. Career progression is available for those who apply themselves to the culture and ethos of our Trust – Together We Succeed

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience


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

About the employer

Perry Hall Multi-Academy Trust is a primary school only Trust with continued growth since its establishment in 2013. We are currently 10 academies across multiple local authorities including Worcestershire, Wolverhampton and Staffordshire.


Birds Bush Primary School


Birds Bush Primary School, 4 Birds Bush Road


B77 2NE

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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


Kerry Hall


01922 657000

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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