Teaching Assistant Apprentice St John the Baptist Church of England Primary School

As a Teaching Assistant Apprentice you will support our team with helping pupils with SEN reach their full potential and be supported in developing your own skills. You will ensure that all pupils have an opportunity to reach their potential. You will be liaising with staff as required, implementing support programmes, plus much more.

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Closing date: 26 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Pay is Pro Rata for the Term Time Only hours.

    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 - Friday. Exact hours to be discussed at interview stage. Term time only plus inset days.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    20 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    15 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Engaging with the children
  • Supporting their learning and social needs
  • Providing individual support to pupils
  • Ensuring the health, safety and wellbeing of pupils
  • Liaising with staff as required
  • Engaging with parents
  • Implementing support programmes
  • Ensuring that all pupils have an opportunity to reach their potential

The training you will be getting

Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required
  • 4 Additional day courses with HOET
  • All training to be delivered on site during working hours.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • We really value our people and pride ourselves on our loyal team
  • We genuinely see this as a career opportunity for the right candidate

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Committed, Reliable, Confidentiality


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

Things to consider

Our vacancy is being managed by Salad Skills who will contact all applicants on our behalf. Successful candidates will be invited to an assessment centre which is informative and fun and an ideal opportunity for candidates to learn more about us and the apprenticeship training programme. Salad Skills will always give you feedback during the selection process. By applying for this position, you agree to be contacted by Salad Skills.

About the employer

St John the Baptist School is a Church of England School founded in 1881, located in the Clarendon Park area of Leicester. Although we do not have a fixed catchment area, we aim to provide a primary education within a distinctive Christian context which seeks to serve all members of the school community. Currently over 530 children attend, aged between 4 and 11. As a school, we are committed to enabling all children to achieve their full potential in all areas of their lives. We believe in the unique, individual worth of every child and that all members of our learning community have the right to excellent standards in all areas of the school's life. Staff, parents, governors and friends work together to ensure we remain a school that is continually evaluating its provision, to ensure that we respond to the changing needs of our community. Our fantastic, rich, diverse community create a uniquely welcoming, friendly, and inclusive school.


St John the Baptist Church of England Primary School


East Avenue



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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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