Baginton Fields School

Teaching Assistant Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Baginton Fields School (Employer)

Coventry City Council (Training Provider)

Annual wage £8,128.90
32.5 hours per week Monday to Friday term time only (39 weeks). 8.45am – 3.45pm with the exception Wednesday 4.30 finish.
20 months (duration)
5 September 2022(start date)
Teaching assistant (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
4 July 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

The Governors of Baginton Fields School are seeking to appoint 2 committed and motivated Apprentice Teaching Assistants who have a genuine interest in providing quality education and care at this broad spectrum special school for secondary aged students.


What will the apprentice be doing?

The positions include:

• Assisting the teacher to secure achievement and progress in the curriculum for all students.

• Proactively assess, record and report on student progress under the direction of the teacher.

• Establishing constructive relationships with students providing feedback to them in relation to progress and achievement as directed.

• Responding to the personal care needs of students in a manner that conveys dignity and respect.

The role involves the successful applicants working closely with secondary aged students with a wide range of learning needs. Candidates should be enthusiastic, proactive, flexible and demonstrate the ability to problem solve and apply initiative. The capacity to contribute to a team approach is vital to the role.  In return you can expect to be well supported throughout your apprenticeship by a team of motivated professionals.

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

  • Level 3 Standard in Teaching Assistant
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English and Maths, if required. 
  • Support throughout from a dedicated tutor. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

After the completion of the apprenticeship, a permanent position or another opportunity of employment may be offered, but this is not guaranteed.

Teaching Assistant apprenticeship could lead to further progression opportunities, including HLTA and teacher training.

Skills Required

IT skills, Team working, Non judgemental, Patience, Motivated and committed, Flexible and helpful, Maintain confidentiality, Persistent and resourceful

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Desired
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