Level 3 PE Teaching Assistant Apprentice - Petts Hill Primary School

Petts Hill Primary School

Middlesex, UB5 4HB

Closes in 14 days (Friday 2 August)

Posted on 8 July 2024


Working in a school as a PE Teaching Assistant Apprentice your role will involve supporting the class teacher during lessons, assisting the teacher in maintaining a purposeful, supportive learning environment and assist with the delivery of extra curriculum/lunchtime activities. Within this apprenticeship there will be additional training in PE.

Annual wage
£9,984 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 - Friday. Shifts to be confirmed. Wage to be discussed at interview.

30 hours a week

Possible start date

Sunday 1 September


1 Year 2 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 - Apprenticeship Standard (A level) 

  • Depending on area, you will be assigned a tutor and training will be blended - involving both virtual and face to face
  • Training will be weekly and, Off the job training hours will be logged
  • You will be working with an E-portfolio (BUD System) and alongside your tutor you will be assigned a mentor from within your workplace
  • Following a successful Gateway meeting you will move forwards for an End Point Assessment - Upon successful completion of the EPA you will achieve a Level 3 Teaching Assistant apprenticeship qualification
  • Functional skills in maths and English, if required
  • Your tutor will visit for observations in the workplace

Where you’ll work

Newmarket Avenue




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.


    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • Maths - English (grade 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.


    • Communication skills
    • IT skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Presentation skills
    • Administrative skills
    • Team working
    • Creative
    • Initiative

    Other requirements

    The role will be a position that allows the applicant to work with colleagues within a professional setting.

    About this company

    Petts Hill Primary School is a small friendly inclusive community school that offers all children a happy and purposeful, motivating learning environment where they can develop a sense of belonging. All children in our culturally rich and diverse community are valued, respected and encouraged to achieve. We are committed to working with children, parents and the local community; we are committed to developing a highly skilled valued, motivated staff team who are able to adapt, adopt and innovate to provide the best possible education for all our children. Petts Hill Primary School is committed to support and encourage all children to be confident, active learners, equipped for the future, take pride in what they do and who achieve to their full potential. We believe in educating the whole child, accepting them for who they are and adapting the curriculum and provision to meet their needs both in school and in the environment they live. Petts Hill is committed to developing children who are resilient, self-confident, happy and healthy, enjoy learning and are educated to keep themselves safe. We promote respect for others and encourage children to take responsibility for their own actions and give children a voice. We teach and encourage children to be aware of the environment and grow to be responsible, caring global citizens. ‘We recognise that experiences differ substantially amongst individuals, between communities and across different localities. However what we all have in common is a desire to build a strong society where civility and courtesy are the norm, where people are at ease with change, and are committed to being good neighbours and active citizens. A society where opportunities for advancement are there for the taking and prosperity is more evenly distributed.’ Darra Singh, ‘Our shared future’. Aims: All staff that work at Petts Hill Primary School aim to promote and nurture children: To be independent learners Who value and respect others That take pride in what they do Who are self-confident, happy and love learning Who always work hard and strive to do their best Who respect others and take responsibility for their own actions To achieve these aims we will: Provide a caring, stimulating safe learning environment Adapt the curriculum to meet the needs of all learners Work in partnership with pupils, parents and the local community Value the children’s efforts and develop their self-esteem Develop a highly skilled, valued motivated staff.

    https://www.pettshill.org/ (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    • Level 4 Sports coach in a school setting
    • Higher education pathway
    • Teaching assistant
    • Pathway into teaching

    Working in a sector that involves, initiative, leadership, communication, developing positive relationships.

    Transferable skills that are invaluable in the wider world of work.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:


    Adam Baker


    01438 791068

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000263442.

    Apply now

    Closes in 14 days (Friday 2 August)

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