Apprentice Teaching Assistant Level 3 - Oldbury Nova Training

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Level 3 Apprentice Teaching Assistant. If you are looking for a career in education, this is a great opportunity to earn whilst you learn. Duties include learning about the classroom environment and working towards delivery in the classroom. We are looking for someone who can motivate our students.

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Closing date: 20 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 to Friday - 8.30am - 4.30pm. 37.5 hours per week.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    21 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    04 Jul 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Learning about the classroom environment and working towards delivery in the classroom
  • How to engage learners and support their learning
  • The importance of curriculum and different delivery styles
  • Learning resources - how to use them to support learners
  • Designing lesson plans
  • Record keeping
  • Behaviour management
  • Pastoral support for learners

The training you will be getting

  • You will achieve a Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification
  • 20% Off the Job Training 
  • EPA
  • No day release, inhouse training

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • There is opportunity for long-term employment upon completion of your qualification
  • A fulfilling career in education

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Functional Skills (Grade Level 2 - Grade C/4 or above) Essential

Things to consider

Applicants will be asked to undertake assessments during the interview screening process and will be required to demonstrate a level of competence, to qualify for employment within Nova Training. No official experience necessary but must have a genuine desire to support and encourage learners learning journey.

About the employer

Nova was established as a Private Training Provider in September 1992 and celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2022. We are part of the recruitment agency Staff Select Ltd. Over the years Nova has operated a number of youth and adult training programmes and also delivered employer led programmes and qualifications such as NVQ's and Apprenticeships. Our Head Office has always remained in Willenhall Town Centre (within Walsall Local Authority). Historically we have delivered training programmes across all four Black Country Local Authorities. In 2001 we opened our first centre outside the Black Country, setting up a motor vehicle workshop in Telford.


Nova Training


37 Church St, Oldbury

B69 3AG

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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


Carolyn Marson


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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