Woodlands School

Teaching Assistant Apprentice (34048) - Advanced (Level 3)

Woodlands School (Employer)

The Growth Company (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £161.25
37.5 hours per week Monday - Friday (Term time only)
2 years (duration)
4 October 2021(start date)
Teaching assistant (apprenticeship standard)
28 September 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Working as an apprentice Teaching Assistant you’ll provide support to teachers in preparing for lessons and helping create a safe and enjoyable learning environment for all pupils.


Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Work with the class teacher to support pupils with classroom activities help to manage behaviour
  • Excellent communication and enthusiasm will be key in supporting all pupils to progress, achieve and overcome any problems
  • Support all areas of the curriculum including literacy, numeracy and ICT within the classroom
  • Accompany teaching staff and pupils on trips and other out-of-school activities.
  • You’ll also act as a role model for pupils and be a positive influence on their behaviour and performance at school. So it’s important that you demonstrate maturity and excellence in all you do

Future Prospects

Possible progression within the company and progression onto the next level apprenticeship.

Reality Check

How you will be supported:

  • Full training and support will be provided by The Growth Company to help you achieve your apprenticeship and reach your full potential in your role

What will happen next:

New applicants to NST part of The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:

  • More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
  • Any training you need to complete
  • What the next steps will be

How you could get there:

  • If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on www.tfgm.com to see how you would get there and how long it would take

Skills Required

  • Willing and able to complete all learning and assessment requirements of the relevant framework
  • Able to establish good working relationships with staff, pupil’s parents and outside agencies

Qualities Required

  • Confident
  • Team player
  • Responsible
  • Enthusiastic
  • Good time management

Qualifications Required

GCSE Grade C/4 or above in English and Maths or equivalent.

Training Provided

  • Full apprenticeship training provided, working towards an Advanced Level Apprenticeship gaining a Level 3 qualification, Teaching Assistant
  • At the end of your apprenticeship you’ll of achieve the nationally recognised Supporting Teaching and Learning qualification, as well as valuable work experience, that will provide you with the best chance possible of being offered a full-time Teaching Assistant position. A newly qualified Teaching Assistant can earn between £14,000 and £21,000 per annum
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