Apprentice Teaching Assistant level 3 Hardwick Primary School

Are you wanting to make a difference to a child's life? Hardwick Primary School has a great opportunity for a Teaching Assistant Apprentice. Teaching assistants play a crucial role in assisting the class teacher, working with groups of children or individuals supporting their learning and well-being to access the curriculum and grow and develop.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 22 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

    30-40 hours per week. Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed at offer stage.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    20 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    04 Jul 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

Hardwick Primary School is a city centre Primary School with 591 students. Teachers at Hardwick have the highest possible expectations for all children in their class.
They are looking for a positive, determined apprentice to join the team and undertake a Level 3 teaching Assistant Apprenticeship.
You will be expected to;

  • Act in accordance with school policies and procedures and relevant legislation particularly, in relation to child protection and behaviour management
  • Participate with other team members in the development, planning, implementation and evaluation of learning programmes for individuals and group of pupils
  • Participate in the delivery of local and national initiatives, for example, EYFS
  • Monitor and contribute to the assessment and recording of children’s development and be involved in the sharing of this information
  • Attend reviews during normal working hours
    Participate in and contribute to staff meetings and INSET

The training you will be getting

Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer. Hardwick Primary will provide you with all of the on-the-job training you need to up-skill in your role, and your 20% off-the-job learning will be incorporated as part of your working day.

You will be working towards the Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship standard, which includes:

• Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours

• Level 3 Teaching Assistant Standard

• CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent

• Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (by exception)

This will be delivered through Hardwick Primary’s dedicated training provider, Realise. Realise is an established training provider that’s enjoying an exciting period of growth following a management buyout and rebrand in late 2020.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Potential for progression - Possibility of TA role for suitable candidate, funding dependent, following completion of apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


Other Basic Maths (Grade n/a) Desired
Other Standard English (Grade n/a) Desired

Things to consider

This role is term time only. A DBS is required.

About the employer

Hardwick Primary School is a vibrant inner city school with 592 children on roll, from Nursery to Year 6.


Hardwick Primary School


Dover Street


DE23 6QP

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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 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

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 22 Jul 2024