Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Coppice School

Do you want to start a rewarding career in Education? If you want to learn the skills involved in supporting pupils in their education and gain job satisfaction shaping young peoples’ life journey, this is the job for you! In this role you will develop into a Teaching Assistant professional and make a difference. What to know more? Read more here.

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Closing date: 07 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, working hours to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • 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

Do you want to start a rewarding career with endless opportunities? Could you benefit the lives of children in the local community and make a difference?

If the answer is yes, this is the job you’ve been waiting for! With the help of RNN Training, this Apprenticeship will give you all you need to secure your future in the education sector and provide you with the skills that are in short supply nationwide.

Main Duties and Responsibilities;

Support for pupils:

  • Supervise and support pupils, ensuring their safety and access to learning.
  • Attend to the pupils’ needs
  • Establish good relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and responding appropriately to individual needs.

Support for the Teacher:

  • Assist in ensuring that the learning environment is safe and purposeful for the pupils at the beginning and end of the day.
  • Ensure that all resources and equipment are clean, hygienic and ready for use.
  • To support children and young people in all areas of learning under the direction of the Teacher or HLTA.
  • Monitor pupils responses to learning activities and record achievement and progress as directed.
  • To encourage positive behaviour for learning.

The training you will be getting

  • Teaching Assistant Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard qualification
  • Functional Skills Maths Level 2 (If required)
  • Functional Skills English Level 2 (If required)
  • Weekly online taught sessions - Thursday evenings

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Full time employment and progression to 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, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Physical fitness, Supportive and dedicated, A keen interest in teaching


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential

Things to consider

Ensure you can travel to the place of work for the working hours stated above.

About the employer

Nexus Multi Academy Trust is an all age special school for children and young people with special educational needs. They are passionate about providing the best quality of education and care for pupils and put the students first before anything else. As a school which is now growing in size, they are looking for fresh & new talented people with a passion for education and the determination to begin a career as a Teaching Assistant in this rewarding environment.


Coppice School


Ash Hill Road




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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





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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