Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship

Hertfordshire County Council

Herefordshire, EN6 5NP

Closes in 10 days (Monday 29 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 1 July 2024


The Teaching Assistant Apprentice at Oakmere Primary School supports teachers by assisting with various classroom activities and providing individualised attention to pupils.

Annual wage
£10,816 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Teaching assistant (level 3)
Monday to Friday, 8:30am - 3:30pm. (Term Time only - 38 Weeks a year)

32 hours a week

Possible start date

Sunday 1 September


1 Year 6 Months

Positions available



As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • Work towards your Level 3 Teaching Assistant Qualification. (All learning is delivered online/ remote). 
  • Training Provider: LMP Education (rated 8th best UK training provider)

Where you’ll work

Chase Avenue

Potters Bar




An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation


Your training course

Teaching assistant (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Apply strategies to support and encourage the development of independent learners.
  • Adapt communication strategies for the audience and context.
  • Apply behaviour management strategies in line with organisational policy.
  • Adapt resources to support all learners.
  • Communicate with teachers to ensure clarity of the TA’s role.
  • Apply teaching strategies to deliver learning activities or interventions.
  • Build relationships with learners, teachers, other professionals and stakeholders.
  • Comply with legislation, guidance, and procedures for Prevent, safeguarding and health & safety.
  • Support the well-being and mental health of learners.
  • Observe, record, and report on learners in line with organisational procedures.
  • Apply methods of formative assessment.
  • Use up to date technology safely, to support learning.
  • Encourage safe use of technology by learners.
  • Adapt teaching strategies to support all learners (for example, scaffolding, open questioning).
  • Identify and respond to pastoral and academic behaviours in learners.
  • Provide feedback to learners.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.


    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade 4/C or above or equivalent)
    • Maths (grade 4/C or above or equivalent)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.


    • Communication skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Analytical skills
    • Team working

    About this company

    Oakmere School is an extraordinary place. The moment you step inside the school gates, you’ll feel at home. From the classroom to the playground, the atmosphere is vibrant and inspiring. Teamwork is at the heart of everything we do. Teachers, school staff and parents work together to achieve a common goal – the best possible start for our children. Oakmere School is a busy place, there is always so much going on. Each new term brings with it more exciting events, performances and fundraising activities, so it’s a good job that everyone involved is so dedicated and hardworking or we’d never get it all done! From breakfast and after-school clubs, homework challenges and concerts, to marathons, Easter egg hunts and Red Nose Day activities, you name it, we do it with great success.

    After this apprenticeship

    • Full-time job to be considered upon completion of the apprenticeship.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:


    Owen MacKinnon


    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000261457.

    Apply now

    Closes in 10 days (Monday 29 July at 11:59pm)

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