Teaching & Learning Apprentice

Oakington Manor Primary School

Wembley, HA9 6NF

Closes in 13 days (Thursday 1 August at 11:59pm)

Posted on 8 July 2024


Oakington Manor is a large exciting 3 form entry primary school with over 700 pupils. We are looking for 5 Teaching Assistant Apprentices to join our team, where you will support educators in creating a positive and effective learning environment, contributing to the overall development of a dynamic educational experience.

Annual wage

Minimum wage rates (opens in new tab)

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 8:45am to 3:30pm With half-hour unpaid lunch break During school term time only

31 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

  • Teaching Assistant - Level 3
  • Training will be carried out at the school or online on a weekly basis
  • Training schedule has yet to be agreed, details will be made available at a later date

Where you’ll work

Oakington Manor Drive




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:

    • Maths & English (grade A-C 9-4)

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


    • Organisation skills
    • Initiative

    About this company

    Oakington Manor is a large exciting 3 form entry primary school with over 700 pupils. We are located in Wembley, London's most ethnically diverse borough in the shadows of the iconic Wembley stadium arch. Oakington Manor has recently turned into an academy as of April 2016 and is now part of Excellence in Education along with our federated school Furness Primary School.

    https://www.oakmanor.brent.sch.uk/brent/primary/oakmanor (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    Upon completing a Teaching Assistant apprenticeship, individuals can progress to become Specialist Teaching Assistants, specializing in areas like special education or behavior management. Attaining a Higher-Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) role is another option, involving increased responsibilities in classroom management and lesson planning. Some Teaching Assistants may pursue further qualifications and transition into teaching through programs like PGCE or SCITT

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    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000261716.

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    Closes in 13 days (Thursday 1 August at 11:59pm)

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