Gosberton House Academy Apprentice Teaching Assistant Holbeach Primary Academy

Do you have a specific interest or enthusiasm in supporting children in PE and learning outside the classroom? If so, we would love to hear from you. We would also love to hear from you if you would like to work with children in the Early Years.

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Closing date: 31 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    This pay rate is above National Minimum Wage

    This is a term time only role and the salary will be £8242.08 per annum

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 8.30am - 4.00pm. 39 weeks per year.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To work under the direct supervision of a teacher to carry out planned learning activities with small groups or individual pupils, providing feedback on their engagement in activities and their achievement of the desired learning objectives
  • To provide agreed support to the teacher in the delivery of planned whole-class learning activities
  • To observe and feedback to the teacher on pupil performance and behaviour, taking action as appropriate in line with relevant school policies
  • To help prepare, monitor and maintain a safe and secure learning environment in line with the teacher’s lesson plans
  • To support the physical, intellectual, emotional and social development of pupils, including contributing ideas and suggestions to support planning, to meet their development needs
  • To interact with and respond positively to children, young people and adults
  • To support pupils to improve their numeracy and literacy skills through focussed learning activities and more generally across the curriculum
  • To develop positive relationships with colleagues, providing consistent and effective support and working constructively as a member of the school staff team
  • To prepare and utilise ICT resources to support pupils learning
  • To prepare and support the use of learning materials and create visual displays, in accordance with the requirements of the teacher, in order to facilitate a relevant physical learning environment
  • To support the moving, handling and repositioning of pupils with physical impairments, using appropriate equipment as necessary.
  • To provide care and encouragement to children and young people with disabilities or special educational needs, supporting them to participate in activities and liaising, if required, with parents/carers /other professionals as appropriate
  • To escort and supervise pupils on educational visits and out-of-school trips 

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Apprenticeship standard in Teaching Assistant
  • The training will be based at Gosberton House Academy with the assessor visiting you on site every 4-6 weeks
  • Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification upon successful completion of the apprenticeship
  • Functional Skills in English and maths if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Roles as learning support assistants, teaching assistants or senior teaching assistants

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

About the employer

Gosberton House Academy is an outstanding specialist school for primary-aged pupils with Autism and/or additional learning needs.


Holbeach Primary Academy


Gosberton House Academy

Westhorpe Road


PE11 4EW

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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



01406 423042

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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