Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprentice Lansdowne Primary Academy

Our school require a Teaching Assistant Apprentice to work with children between the ages 5 – 11 who is genuinely motivated by the desire to make a positive difference to pupils’ lives and are committed and enthusiastic. As a school, we can offer a strong, collaborative partnership with other local schools in our trust.

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Closing date: 19 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    The successful candidate will be paid term time only and apprenticeship pay will be spread across 12 months

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8.30am to 3.00pm, term-time only.

    Total hours per week: 32.0

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    5 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Work with individuals or small groups of children under the direction of teaching staff
  • Establish positive relationships with pupils supported
  • Implement planned learning activities/teaching programmes as agreed with the teacher
  • Support pupils with activities which support literacy and numeracy skills
  • Support the use of ICT in the classroom and develop pupils’ competence and independence in its use
  • Promote positive pupil behaviour in line with school policies and help keep pupils on task
  • To respect confidentiality at all times
  • Participate in the evaluation of learning activities with the teacher, providing feedback to the teacher on pupil progress and behaviour 

The training you will be getting

The successful candidate will study the L3 Teaching Assistant apprenticeship standard whilst training 1 day per week in South Ockendon (at a Primary School).  

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • HLTA
  • Primary School Teacher

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4-9) Essential
Other Maths and English Functional Skills (Grade Level 2) Essential

Things to consider

Please make sure you are able to travel to work each day easily and can travel to South Ockendon for college day release.

About the employer

Lansdowne Primary Academy is based in Tilbury and part of the Gateway Learning Community.


Lansdowne Primary Academy


Lansdowne Primary Academy

Lansdowne Road


RM18 7QB

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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


David Cornwell



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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