Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Hugglescote Community Primary School

This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of, and to make a difference to a growing and developing school and community. You will be a teaching assistant apprentice, supporting pupils 1:1 and in small groups under the class teachers lead.

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Closing date: 26 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    The above salary is for full time. This role is TERM TIME ONLY working 39 weeks per year. The actual annual salary is £8,5630.

    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 : 8.30am - 3.15pm.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    06 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Supporting the class teacher in creating an effective learning environment for the children.
  • Working with individuals on a one-to-one basis and small groups of pupils.
  • To support groups of a range of abilities under the direction of the class teacher.
  • Working as part of a team.
  • Implementing school policies eg; behaviour, marking, safeguarding etc.
  • Having high expectations of yourself, children and their learning.
  • Attending relevant training and professional development opportunities.
  • Building positive relationships with the children and colleagues within the school and community.

The training you will be getting


  • Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard in Teaching Assistant
  • https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/teaching-assistant-v1-1
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Maths (if required)

End-Point Assessment (EPA):

  • Portfolio based interview
  • Practical observation

Delivery Method

  • Every other week (Friday PM)
  • Online portfolio to update with learning and development completed onsite
  • Diarised visits from dedicated Trainer/Assessor
  • Attendance to Loughborough College for Functional Skills (if required)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

To become a qualified teaching assistant or a cover supervisor. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


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

Things to consider

Additional training to take place at Loughborough College to develop knowledge, skills and behaviours in accordance to this apprenticeship. Please ensure you are able to travel before applying. Loughborough College reserves the right to withdraw this vacancy before the end date, following consultation with the employer.

About the employer

Hugglescote is a community primary school situated within the Coalville area. Hugglescote school has been recognised by Ofsted as being ‘a caring school’ and where Staff say, ‘The school is like one big family’.


Hugglescote Community Primary School


Hugglescote Community Primary School

Ashburton Road


LE67 2HA

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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


Sophia Cleaver


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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