Do you enjoy helping others to learn, have a passion for working with children and want to gain the relevant qualifications to become a Teaching Assistant? Then our Apprenticeship could be the right path for you! We are offering you the chance to become a fully qualified Teaching Assistant whilst being in employment via an Apprenticeship route. You will receive both on and off the job training and gain the relevant skills and knowledge to excel in the education sector.
The Intermediate Apprenticeship is suitable for employers looking to recruit into a supervised teaching assistant role such as a classroom assistant and learning support assistant role.
The Advanced Apprenticeship is ideal for teaching support staff whose role requires competence across a range of responsibilities. The frameworks provide training for the roles of teaching, classroom and learning support assistant, special needs assistant, behaviour support assistant/coordinator, pastoral/welfare assistant, foundation stage assistant, and team leader.
You will receive a nationally recognised qualification upon completion and a Paediatric First Aid Certificate.
Intermediate (Level 2)
Advanced (Level 3)
An Intermediate Apprenticeship in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools lasts 12 months*
An Advanced Apprenticeship in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools lasts 12 months*
*with an additional 3 months if term time only
GCSE grade 4 or above in maths & English or equivalent is essential. Previous experience working with children, for example work experience in a school, babysitting etc.
GCSE grade 4 or above in maths & English or equivalent is essential. At least 12 months experience working with children preferably in a classroom setting is preferable.
The qualifications are delivered through weekly classroom taught sessions (term time), assessment in the workplace and self-study.
Functional skills, if required.
POSSIBLE CAREERS/PROGRESSION ROUTES
Upon completion of your Apprenticeship, you may wish to progress onto the next level – or a career as a Teaching Assistant.