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Teaching Assistant Level 3/​Advanced Apprenticeship

Job description

We are looking for a friendly and hardworking Teaching Assistant Apprentice to join our team for the start of the new school year in September 2023. You will be supporting the class teacher in the classroom to deliver high quality learning, plus much more.

Our new Apprentice Teaching Assistant will have a varied and rewarding role supporting staff in providing our children with engaging learning experiences, enjoyable lunch and play times and fun wrap around care.

Duties will include:

  • Supporting the class teacher in the classroom to deliver high quality learning
  • Delivering intervention ‘catch-up’ sessions to individuals and small groups of children
  • Leading play activities during the lunchtime break
  • Supporting the breakfast club/after-school club leader in providing fun and creative out of school provision

How to apply for this vacancy

You can apply for this vacancy through the National Apprenticeship Service. If you require any assistance with applying for this vacancy please contact us on 0115 945 7260 or email the apprenticeship team.

Application deadline: 30/06/2023

Possible start date: 03/07/2023

  • Communication skills
  • IT skills
  • Organisation skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Number skills
  • Logical
  • Team working
  • Team working
  • Creative
  • Initiative
  • Non judgemental
  • Patience

  • GCSE or equivalent English & maths 4 or C or Level 2 pass (Essential)

Teaching Assistant Level 3 -

This apprenticeship is delivered all in the workplace, there is no attendance at college. However, you will be given minimum 6 hours per week off the job training to complete your apprenticeship work once you have been fully enrolled.

There is a potential opportunity for ongoing employment within the school following successful completion of the apprenticeship as a qualified Teaching Assistant.

Previous apprentices have used this qualification as a first step towards qualifying as a teacher.

Employer information

Winthorpe Primary School is a lovely and friendly primary school situated on the edge of Newark. The school has a very good reputation locally and the children reach pleasing levels of attainment and progress. Pupils are well behaved and have good attitudes to learning and life. The school prides itself on the wide range of extra-curricular opportunities on offer, in particular a wide range of sporting activities, music provision and trips and residential visits. Winthorpe is a small school which allows us to foster strong relationships with all our pupils and their families. We are extending our age range in September to accept pupils between the ages of 3-11 meaning that we will be able to welcome pre-school children for the first time. The school operates a popular Breakfast and After-School Club which means that we can provide wrap around care from 7:30am – 6:00pm every day.

Address details:

Winthorpe Primary School
Thoroughfare Lane
NG24 2NN

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Reference number VAC1000168150
Working week Monday - Friday
11:30am - 6:00pm
or 7:30am - 2:00pm
Total hours per week: 32.5
Expected duration 21 Months
Apprenticeship level Advanced
Salary £8,923.20 (Annually)

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).