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Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (Intermediate Apprenticeship Level 2)

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Apprenticeship outline

This apprenticeship could be just right for you if you’re looking for a career working with children and/or young people in primary, secondary or special schools.

Choosing this apprenticeship will mean you’ll gain the essential experience and knowledge to build a career in this rewarding sector.

The course covers:

  • Introduction to personal development
  • Maintaining and supporting relationships with children and young people
  • Introduction to equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people
  • Contributing to children and young people’s health and safety
  • Children’s and young person’s development
  • Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
  • Contributing to the support of positive environments for children and young people
  • Understanding partnership working in services for children and young people
  • Employment rights and responsibilities
  • Personal learning and thinking skills
  • You may also study ICT

You will also study English and maths.*

English and maths - skills for your future
Employers and universities really value skills in English and maths. So, building on your existing knowledge of these subjects will help you prepare for your future career or further study. *If you are aged 16-18 and have not yet achieved GCSE English Language and Maths at grade C or above/grade 4 or above don’t worry - we’ll support you with the right lessons to increase your confidence in these essential employability skills.

Enterprise skills
Our courses are designed to help you achieve your ambitions, whether you plan to go on to a higher level of study or start a career. Employability and study skills will be included to help you develop the broad skills required by industry. They will vary from course to course and are designed to meet local and national employer needs.

How to apply for this apprenticeship

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Pelham Avenue


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Start date:


Apprenticeship in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools


12 months

Level Level 2
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 D/9 to 3 or equivalent 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 show your understanding of the knowledge required.

  • Advanced Apprenticeship in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in 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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