TA Apprentice Spring Cottage Primary School

Spring Cottage Primary School are looking for a friendly and caring person to work as a Teaching Assistant Apprentice. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the teacher in the classroom and providing a good standard of education for all students.

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Closing date: 21 Jul 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, 8:30am - 3:30pm.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    22 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young people
  • Attends to the pupil’s personal needs and implement related personal programmes, including social, health, physical, hygiene, first aid and welfare matters
  • Supervises and supports pupils ensuring their safety and access to learning
  • Establishes good relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and being aware of and responding appropriately to individual needs
  • Promotes the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils
  • Encourages pupils to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher
  • Encourages pupils to act independently as appropriate
  • Prepares classroom as directed for lessons and clear afterwards and assists with the display of pupils work
  • Be aware of pupil problems/progress/achievements and report to the teacher as agreed
  • Supports the teacher in managing pupil behaviour, reporting difficulties as appropriate
  • Undertakes pupil record keeping as requested
  • Gathers/report information from/to parents/carers as directed
  • Provides clerical/admin support e.g. photocopying, typing, filing, collecting money etc
  • Supports pupils to understand instructions
  • Supports pupils in using basic ICT as directed
  • Prepares and maintains equipment/resources as directed by the teacher and assists pupils in their use
  • Complies with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person
  • Support pupils with their learning outcomes e.g reading, literacy, numeracy as directed and supervised by the teacher
  • Work within clearly defined guidelines and support/supervision at all times
  • Assist with the supervision of pupils out of lesson times e.g. clubs, extra curricular activities

The training you will be getting

Level 3 Apprenticeship in Teaching Assistant consisting of:

  • Level 3 Apprenticeship in Teaching Assistant
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English (if applicable)
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths (if applicable)

You will be required to attend a half-day session with HBTC where you will work towards any functional skills (where needed) that you have to take. There will also be an end point assessment. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

After the apprenticeship, there may be an opportunity for you to advance in the work place or go onto higher education. 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade C/4) Desired

About the employer

Spring Cottage Primary School is one of the most exciting and successful primary schools in Hull. We are the only educational establishment in this area to have achieved status as a Google Reference School and pride ourselves in being innovative and forward thinking. Our staff are well supported within a culture of continuous professional development. We are a values-based and highly inclusive school, serving a vibrant community who make a positive contribution to wider social and economic agendas.


Spring Cottage Primary School


Spring Cottage Primary School

Dressay Grove



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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


Mya Buckingham



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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