The Parker E-Act Academy

Teaching Assistant Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

The Parker E-Act Academy (Employer)

Sccu Ltd (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £134.88
32.5 hours per week 8.30am - 3.30pm with a ½ hour lunch break
18 months (duration)
11 March 2021(start date)
Teaching Assistant (apprenticeship standard)
9 March 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Are you passionate about education and learning? This is a fantastic opportunity for you to join a vibrant and supportive team in an outstanding school, to train with us and further your career.


The core purpose of the job is to support class teachers in ensuring that the school provides high quality, challenging and exciting learning and teaching that leads to successful outcomes for pupils in terms of spiritual and moral growth, achievement, attitudes to learning, behaviour and personal development. We encourage you to share responsibility to recognise and nurture the unique qualities of each adult and child within the school community.

  • Supervise and support the teaching activities of individuals or groups of children / young people to ensure their safety and facilitate in their academic, physical and emotional development
  • Monitor individual pupil’s progress, achievements, problems, condition and development needs reporting to the responsible teacher as appropriate
  • Assist in the delivery and implementation of identified interventions for individuals or groups of children
  • Prepare and deliver programmes to support Special Needs e.g. Read Write Inc, one to one tuition, interventions etc following the guidelines and training given under the guidance of the teacher
  • Assist in the planning of learning activities for identified groups of pupils as directed
  • Use strategies in liaison with the teacher, to support pupils to achieve learning goals
  • Provide support for local and national learning strategies e.g. English, Mathematics, Early years
  • Assist with the implementation of programmes designed by other professionals such as Educational Psychologists, Speech and Language therapists
  • Assist the teacher with the administration of baseline / tests and other assessments
  • Support the use of computing in learning activities and develop pupils’ competence and independence in its use
  • To prepare and maintain equipment and teaching resources for lessons and activities including the control of stock within the classroom
  • Prepare / clear learning spaces as directed before and after lessons, including the preparation of visual aids, and the display and presentation of pupil’s work
  • Participate in personal and professional development activities to meet the changing demands of the job and encourage and support other staff in their development and training

Future Prospects

Maybe the possibility of employment at the end of the apprenticeship, either in the academy or another within the Trust.

Reality Check

Enhanced DBS clearance required.

Skills Required

  • Confident building and maintaining good relationships with both pupils and adults
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to follow instructions and complete tasks set 
  • Able to work using your own initiative
  • Able to communicate effectively in spoken or written form
  • Ability to deal with challenging situations

Qualities Required

  • Positive attitude
  • Patience
  • Sense of humour
  • Well organised
  • Good time management
  • Enthusiastic approach

Qualifications Required


Training Provided

  • Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools 
  • Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • Impact training 
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