New City Primary School

Teaching Assistant Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

New City Primary School (Employer)

Creative Sport & Leisure Ltd (Training Provider)

Annual wage £8,450.00
32.5 hours per week 8.30am - 3.30pm, Monday - Friday. Term time only.
18 months (duration)
5 September 2022(start date)
Teaching assistant (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
20 July 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

New City Primary is looking to appoint an Apprentice TA who will become part of our Special Educational Need support staff, supporting primary school pupils who have a diagnosis of autism and complex needs.


What will the apprentice be doing?

Main responsibilities:

  • Assist the teacher in setting appropriate learning and behaviour expectations of pupils
  • Support a range of pupils with varying needs; and the inclusion of pupils in all aspects of school life
  • Work under the direction of the line manager, class teachers and other staff to support the learning of whole classes, selected groups or individuals as instructed
  • Promoting and reinforcing pupils’ self-esteem, encouraging inclusion of pupils with special educational needs




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

  • Level 3 teaching assistant standard
  • Maths and English functional skills level 2 (if required) 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possible permanent full time position for the right candidate

Reality Check

Candidate would ideally have an interest in working with children with SEN.

Skills Required

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications Required

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