Tandridge Learning Trust

Apprentice Teaching Assistant - Advanced (Level 3)

Tandridge Learning Trust (Employer)

East Surrey College (Training Provider)

Annual wage £9,004.32 to £17,784.00
36.0 hours per week Monday to Friday 8.35-3.10pm
18 months (duration)
1 September 2022(start date)
Teaching assistant (apprenticeship standard)
30 June 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for you to train with our experienced Learning and Development team to help support our students to reach their full potential. You must be enthusiastic, hard-working and willing to learn.


What will the apprentice be doing?

To complete the training programme for the Apprenticeship Teaching Assistant Level 3, using work experience gained to support this.

To support the class teacher with their responsibility for the development and education of children in schools, which may include pupils with special needs. 

To assist an individual teacher, or teachers, in delivering and evaluating programmes and adapting teaching materials to suit the particular requirements of individual pupils and groups.

To assist in meeting the pupils’ need for encouragement, reassurance and comfort while encouraging independence at all times.

Reporting on pupil progress and monitoring progress towards targets and/or objectives

Participating in departmental administration

You will also be required to invigilate exams, support break and afterschool clubs and escort students to lessons when required

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

The hours of work will be 36 hours per week. This will include 20% of time allocated to training for a nationally recognised Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Teaching Assistant

Skills Required

Communication skills, Number skills

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English & Maths (Grade 4) Essential
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