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Teaching Assistant

Apprenticeship Overview

Teaching Assistants work in Primary, Special and Secondary education across all age ranges encompassing special educational needs and emotional vulnerabilities.

The primary role of the Teaching Assistant is to support the class teacher to enhance pupils’ learning either in groups or individually, ensuring pupils understand the work set, know their learning objectives and stay on task in order to make progress.

Promoting self-belief, social inclusion and a high self-esteem play an integral part to pupils’ well-being; ensuring pupils thrive in a positive, nurturing, safe environment. It is an active role supporting the learner to access the curriculum.

They are good role models, act with honesty and integrity, take part in team meetings; contribute to planning and class activities. Promoting Fundamental British Values through spiritual, moral, social and cultural development and positive behaviours are crucial in contributing to improved pupil progress and development.

Key Information

Apprenticeship Level
Level 3

Duration
18 months

Entry requirements
Whilst any entry requirements will be a matter for individual employers, typically an apprentice might be expected to have already achieved 5 GCSEs, including Maths and English, Grade C or above or 4/5 (new grading). Some employers will accept other relevant qualifications and experience, including a relevant Level 2 qualification.

Qualifications
Apprentices without English and Maths at Level 2 must achieve these prior to taking the End Point Assessment.

Progression
As well as ensuring full competency as a Teaching Assistant, this standard provides a foundation for potential progression into a number of career paths in the Educational sector including Higher Level Teaching Assistant, Assistant Teacher and Teacher.

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Current vacancies in Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant Apprentice · Level 3

Fulbridge School - Peterborough

We are seeking to appoint x2 Apprentice Teaching Assistants to join our popular and successful Academy. The successful candidate will join our team for a two-year period in which they will spend each year in a different phase across school in order to support their understanding and development to successfully pass their apprenticeship.

Reference number

1741236

Company

Working week

Monday - Friday

08.15 – 15.15

Total hours

32.5 hours per week for 44 weeks paid monthly.

Monthly wage

£486.84

Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant Apprentice · Level 3

Nenegate - Eastfield

Provide support in addressing the needs of pupils to help overcome barriers to learning and to support their behaviour in a SEMH School (social, emotional and mental health) (KS2 – KS4).

Reference number

1729712

Company

Working week

Monday - Thursday

8.30 - 16.00

Friday

8.30 - 13.00

Total hours

32 hours

Monthly wage

£454.19

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