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Teaching Assistant Apprentice






Possible Start Date:


Working Week:

Monday - Friday, 8.45am - 3.15pm

Apprenticeship Framework:

Education and early years




21 Months


The successful candidate will work under the direct supervision of a teacher, supported by other classroom support colleagues, to provide support for teaching, learning and associated activities. This will include supporting individuals and providing general support for whole class learning activities or supporting small groups of pupils.

  • To provide agreed support to the teacher in the delivery of planned whole class learning activities

  • To work under the direct supervision of a teacher to carry out planned learning activities with individual pupils or small groups, providing feedback on their engagement in activities and their achievement of the desired learning objectives

  • To help prepare, monitor and maintain a safe and secure learning environment in line with the teacher’s lesson plans

  • To observe and feed back to the teacher on pupil performance and behaviour, taking action as appropriate in line with relevant school policies

  • To support the physical, intellectual, emotional and social development of pupils, including contributing ideas and suggestions to support planning, to meet their development needs

  • To interact with and respond positively to children, young people and adults

  • To develop positive relationships with colleagues, providing consistent and effective support and working constructively as a member of the school staff team

  • To support pupils to improve their numeracy and literacy skills through focussed learning activities and more generally across the curriculum

  • To prepare and utilise ICT resources to support pupils' learning

  • To prepare and support the use of learning materials and create visual displays, in accordance with the requirements of the teacher, in order to facilitate a relevant physical learning environment

  • To provide care and encouragement to children and young people with disabilities or special educational needs, supporting them to participate in activities and liaising, if required, with parents / carers / other professionals as appropriate

  • To encourage participation in structured and unstructured learning activities, including play (timetabled and during breaks if required). (Primary and Special schools)

  • To undertake midday supervision duties

  • To support, as appropriate, in instances where pupils are unwell whilst at the school/college



  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Customer care skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Logical
  • Team working
  • Non judgemental
  • Patience

Things to consider

Additional training to take place at Loughborough College to develop knowledge, skills, and behaviours to accordance to this Apprenticeship. Please ensure you are able to travel before applying. Loughborough College reserves the right to withdraw this vacancy before the end date, following consultation with the employer.


Red Hill Field Primary School

Red Hill Field caters for children between 4 and 11 years old. Each year we admit up to 45 children into our Foundation Stage, most of whom come from our immediate catchment area, although some do travel further. The highly committed staff at Red Hill Field create an environment where children are encouraged to embrace our values: Respect, Harmony and Fulfilment. In our quest for everyday excellence we respect everybody; this enables us to learn and grow in harmony, resulting in academic and personal fulfilment


Tuesday 6th, June 2023