Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship

Millstead School

Apprenticeship summary

An exciting opportunity exists to join our outstanding school (Ofsted January 2024). The position offers an exciting, challenging and rewarding opportunity to be part of our team whilst studying for an NVQ Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification.

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Closing date: June 21, 2024

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Total hours per week:
Expected duration (weeks):
Positions (available):
Date posted:
March 4, 2024
Possible start date:
July 1, 2024
Apprenticeship level:


Support for Pupils:

  • Be resilient, positive and have good communication skills
  • Show an interest in pupils and support them to become independent *assist pupils with physical needs and personal care
  • Be willing to undertake additional training to meet individual pupils
  • Support pupils in new or challenging situations
  • Carry out physical intervention and/or restraint when necessary in accordance with the school’s positive management policy
  • Support pupils in maintaining good standards of health & hygiene
  • Be able to respond to any difficulties quickly and effectively
  • Be able to assist with break and lunchtime supervision including facilitating games and activities

Support for Teachers:

  • Understand classroom roles and responsibilities Application *be able to set up ICT resources for classroom Application
  • Have knowledge of and compliance with the school’s Health & Safety and Child Protection Policy, record keeping system, policies and procedures
  • Understand and comply with the requirements regarding confidentiality *be able to supervise and assist pupils in their learning, ensuring that all pupils are included
  • Understand and employ agreed strategies to manage pupil behaviour *be able to select, prepare and set out learning resources
  • Be able to work as part of a team
  • Be willing to attend training courses to develop professionally.

Support for the curriculm:

  • Be able to provide feedback to teachers on pupil progress and achievements
  • Be able to support the use of ICT in the curriculum
  • Understand how to support the children’s learning through play
  • Be willing to escort and supervise pupils on educational visits and out of school activities
  • Understand and support independent learning and inclusion of all pupils

At the end of the apprenticeship, you will achieve the following:

Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Level 3 NCFE CACHE Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if applicable) 

The apprenticeship will be delivered via teams meetings every 4-6 weeks and observations in the workplace alongside your job role.

There is no day release required for this training.

  • Once you have completed the apprenticeship there will be the opportunity for you to progress to employment as a Teaching Assistant


Millstead School

Millstead School is a primary special school with a community of fantastic children who have a wide range of interests, abilities and additional needs (including severe learning difficulties, profound and multiple learning difficulties and autism).


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Apprenticeship standard:

Teaching assistant (level 3)