Apprentice Teaching Assistant Two Rivers Primary School

A brilliant opportunity to work for a forward thinking school as a Teaching Assistant Apprentice. The core purpose of the job is to assist and support classroom teachers with the education of children in our school.

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Closing date: 24 Jun 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 day to be discussed at interview

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    10 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Provide support to teachers in preparing for lessons
  • Help to create a safe and enjoyable learning environment for all students
  • You will work closely with the class teacher to support students with classroom activities during lesson
  • Support the teacher in the development and implementation of individual learning plans and learning activities
  • Preparing and supporting daily routines
  • Work as part of a team
  • Interact with children in your care

The training you will be getting

  • Teaching Assistant Level 3 Standard, 18-months practical with an additional 2-months End Point Assessment period
  • Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • Blended on/off the job training and location to be confirmed.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Development and other job opportunities within the school.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Friendly and approachable, Reliable, Enthusiastic


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

Things to consider

We can offer: • A warm, stimulating and supportive environment • Students who really enjoy the experience offered at the school • Continuing Professional Development, • A highly professional team who would welcome you on board This position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Further details regarding this check are available from schools or by visiting Disclosure and Barring Service - GOV.UK

About the employer

Here at Two Rivers Primary School, we are proud to offer a specialist teaching provision, that will enable all our pupils to lead fulfilling lives and be as independent as possible – through developing their strengths and working on creating a ‘can do’ attitude to life and learning. We cater for a wide range of needs within the school and plan and develop curriculum opportunities that are pertinent to the needs of the pupils, enabling them to develop friendships with like-minded peers, with a focus on developing the skills to become caring, creative citizens through developing their self-knowledge, self-esteem and self-confidence; to be able to distinguish right from wrong; to accept responsibility for their behavior, show initiative, and to understand how they can contribute positively and to develop the skills to show respect for other people.


Two Rivers Primary School





B77 4EN

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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 Team


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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