Teaching Assistant Apprentice (Term time) VENN ACADEMY TRUST

An excellent opportunity has arisen for the right candidate to undertake an apprenticeship as a Level 3 Teaching Assistant at Mountbatten Primary School (Venn Academy). This is a term time only apprenticeship. The role will be working with children of age 4-11 years old.

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Closing date: 18 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 - Friday, 8.30am-3.30pm (Term time only).

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 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

Overview of duties:

  • To implement agreed work programmes with individual pupils /groups and support teaching staff in the development and education of pupils including the provision of detailed and specialist skills/knowledge in particular areas.
  • To assist the teacher in the whole planning, teaching and assessment cycle.
  • To supervise and lead groups of children.
  • To implement all policies and practices in line with the ethos of the school.
  • Through reflective practice, support a creative inclusive curriculum which values learning through and smaller group working practices.
  • To support excellent progress for children across all areas of development through effective participation in observation, assessment and planning.
  • To help create a stimulating environment which supports learning.
  • To support parents in becoming competent and confident co-educators who are actively involved in their child’s development.

The training you will be getting

  • Hull College will deliver the Apprentcieship Standard: Teaching Assistant Level 3 qualification
  • Training schedule has yet to be agreed. Details will be made available at a later date.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • At the end of the apprenticeship for the right candidate there could be a full time role to progress into and carry on your journey and career.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Passion to develop children, Communication, Enthusiastic, Good listening skils, Hard working, Team player


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

About the employer

Mountbatten Primary School is located on Bilton Grange in East Hull and is part of the Venn Academy Trust. It is a good school which works closely and in partnership with parents and the community to provide a safe, caring and inspiring environment where children are supported, challenged and encouraged to be the best they can be. Staff at all levels have a relentless commitment, determination and enthusiasm to pursue excellence in all that we do. We support the children in becoming rounded individuals, who are well prepared and confident to approach the next steps in their learning. At Mountbatten, we provide an exciting, innovative and creative curriculum which meets the needs of all groups of children. We provide our children with as many new and different experiences as possible to broaden their experiences and enrich their lives. We have the highest expectations of all adults and children, where everyone is challenged and supported to provide an inclusive, safe, caring and respectful community. Mountbatten is an amazing place to work and learn. We are very proud of all we have achieved, which was acknowledged by Ofsted rating us good. Our journey does not stop there. It is a very exciting time to be a pupil at Mountbatten right now.




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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

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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