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Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3)

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Apprenticeship outline

This apprenticeship is perfect if you’re looking for a career working in senior roles with children and/or young people in primary, secondary or special schools.

You’ll gain practical on-the-job skills as well as the educational theory to support you in your career.

The course covers:

  • Understanding children’s and young people’s development
  • Promoting positive children and young people’s behaviour
  • Communication and professional relationships
  • Schools as organisations
  • Supporting learning activities
  • Engaging in personal development
  • Developing professional relationships
  • Promoting equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Supporting assessment for learning
  • Supporting children and young people’s health and safety
  • Understanding how to safeguard the well-being of children and young people and a range of optional units
  • Employment rights and responsibilities
  • Personal learning and thinking skills

How to apply for this apprenticeship

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Advanced Apprenticeship in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools


12 months

Level Level 3
Entry requirements
  • You will need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours per week in a relevant job but we can assist you in finding a placement.
  • You will also need GCSEs at grades A* to C/9 to 4 in English Language and Maths. Some employers may require additional qualifications depending on the role.

Adults who are aged 19+ with appropriate industry experience but without the necessary qualifications are welcome to apply.

All applicants will be required to undertake an assessment in English and maths prior to enrolling.

Teaching & assessment

You will be assessed in your workplace for your practical skills and you will produce a portfolio of evidence to highlight your understanding of the knowledge required.

  • Foundation Degree in Children’s and Young People’s Services
  • Career opportunities include senior roles that support learning in primary, secondary or special schools
Additional information

You will need to have a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check as you will be working with young people. This is usually paid for by your employer.

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