Lime Tree Primary School

Teaching Assistant Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Lime Tree Primary School (Employer)

Achieving for Children Community Interest Company (Training Provider)

Annual wage £10,920.00
31.25 hours per week Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 3.15pm with 30 minutes for lunch
18 months (duration)
7 February 2022(start date)
Teaching assistant (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
31 January 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Lime Tree Primary is a sustainable school at the centre of an inclusive community, where all members are reflective, life-long learners who have a healthy body, healthy brain and healthy heart.


What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To work under the guidance of teaching/senior staff and within an agreed system of supervision, to implement agreed work programmes or enable access to learning with individuals/groups, in or out of the classroom. This could include those requiring detailed and specialist knowledge in particular areas and will involve assisting the teacher in the whole planning cycle and the management/preparation of resources.
  • To lead and maintain positive and enjoyable break and lunch times for pupils including organising and participating in physical games and activities.
  • To contribute to the whole school ethos, environment and organisation both practically and as a positive role model for pupils and colleagues.

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

Level 3 Teaching Assistant

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

With the right experience and training, you can progress to a more senior role, including a higher level teaching assistant. You'll have a better salary and more responsibilities, such as helping to plan some lessons, the opportunity to specialise in a subject and leading a class with supervision.

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential
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