Saint Benedict Catholic Voluntary Academy

Teaching Assistant Level 3 Apprenticeship at Saint Benedict Catholic Voluntary Academy - Advanced (Level 3)

Saint Benedict Catholic Voluntary Academy (Employer)

Busy Bees Education & Training Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £13,750.00
32.5 hours per week Monday 8.20am – 4pm Tuesday – Friday 8.20am – 3.10pm
18 months (duration)
1 September 2022(start date)
Teaching assistant (apprenticeship standard)
6 positions available
31 August 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

An opportunity to train in a large school that provides a fantastic education to young people aged 11-18 alongside an enthusiastic team of staff who constantly strive for excellence.


What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Prepare support materials (under supervision), contribute to the preparation of classrooms & assessments
  • Exercise general care & supervision of students
    Supporting students in lessons
  • Key worker for specified students
  • Promote development & learning, physical, emotional, educational & social
  • Provide a secure, caring & enriching environment
  • Support those on the SEN continuum
  • Have familiarity with all relevant EHC plans
  • Promote students’ self esteem


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

The apprentice standard consists of core knowledge, skills and behaviours relevant to the job role.

Functional Skills, maths and English, are an integral to completion of the apprenticeship.  The apprentice will achieve these qualifications as part of the apprenticeships, if not previously gained 

Upon completion of the apprenticeship, the candidate will obtain a Teaching Assistant Level 3 Standard Qualification.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Permanent position on completion within the school or the wider trust.

Reality Check

An enhanced DBS is required

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness, Supportive of the School Ethos

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4 or Equivalent) Desired
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