Norman Street School

Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship - Level 3 - Advanced (Level 3)

Norman Street School (Employer)

Gen Ii Engineering & Technology Training (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £145.25
35.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, 08:30 - 16:00.
18 months (duration)
1 October 2020(start date)
Teaching Assistant (apprenticeship standard)
28 September 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Providing the teacher with a range of classroom based support including preparing materials and supporting the pupils’ needs. For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full time employment and progress to higher level qualifications.


The following list of tasks is indicative of the generic tasks which teaching assistants may be routinely expected to do.

These are not intended to be an exclusive or exhaustive list.

Duties will include:

  • Provide support to the class teacher/s and senior teaching assistant - undertake activities with pupils as directed
  • Support pupils with additional needs, following advice provided through school support plans, advice from school-based colleagues and other professionals
  • Provide instructions and guidance to pupils who need additional support in order to access the curriculum at an appropriate level
  • Provide feedback to the teacher/senior teaching assistant on pupils' learning and help gather evidence of progress and attainment in relation to pupils' school support plans
  • Ensure the safety and wellbeing of all the pupils in your care
  • Assist with personal care and hygiene as required, e.g. assist with supervision of toileting
  • Support pupils at outdoor play
  • Contribute to pupil assessments and team planning sessions by liaising with the rest of the class team, parents and other professionals
  • Attend team staff meetings as appropriate
  • Contribute to the school support plan evaluations and future target setting
  • Assist with classroom activity resourcing and setting up of play-based learning areas

Future Prospects

  • Upon successful completion of your Level 3, you will be eligible to apply for any TA vacancies we may have

Skills Required

  • Good standard of English and Maths
  • Organised

Qualities Required

  • Able to work as part of a team and individually
  • Able to follow instructions and use initiative
  • Works well with adults and children

Qualifications Required

  • A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) including maths and English

Training Provided

Upon completion of the Level 3 Teaching Assistant apprenticeship standard, you will gain the following qualifications:

  • City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools
  • Level 2 functional skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • IOSH Working Safely
  • Level 1 in Mental Health First Aid
  • Level 3 Diploma in Paediatric Emergency First Aid
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