Apprentice Teaching Assistant Level 3 - Ref: TV26622

Expiring today

Walsall, West Midlands
National Minimum Wage
23 Jun 2022
30 Jun 2022
Job Ref
Mary Elliot School
Contract Type
Working Pattern
Term time

Apprentice Teaching Assistant Level 3

Location:                         Mary Elliot School, Leamore Lane, Walsall, WS2 7LU

Accountable to:              Assistant Headteachers

Contract:                         Apprenticeship period - 24 months 

32.5 hours a week, term time only

Salary:  The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice from April 2022 is £4.81 an hour. Apprentices will be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over AFTER completing their first year.  Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that is part of their apprenticeship.

Qualifications required:   GCSE English and Mathematics Grade A-C or equivalent is preferred but not essential if you do not have the relevant grades you will be required to undertake Level 2 Functional Skills. A Level 2 Teaching Assistant qualification is also desirable.

If you…


  • Have the capacity, drive, passion and energy to succeed
  • Committed to help and support pupils from all backgrounds
  • Be a positive role model
  • Are willing to learn
  • Have patience and a good sense of humour

… we would like to meet you.

We are looking to appoint a kind, caring, flexible and hardworking person to join our dedicated team of Teaching Assistants to support our pupils.

Mary Elliot School is a specialist setting in Walsall providing education to young people at Key Stages 3 and 4, and 16-19 provision, all of whom have a variety of SEND complexities. The post holder will be joining our vibrant team as we move forward with mission to provide excellence in nurturing, developing and shaping young lives.

Mary Elliot is part a collaborative, supportive and progressive federation. This is an exciting time, and offers an opportunity to provide the empathy, support and nurture that will directly impact the future of the lives of the most significantly challenged young people in the area.


Closing Date:                   Thursday 30th June 2022

Interviews W/C:              Monday 4th July 2022

Start date:                        To be agreed


Please return a completed application form and covering letter to Only electronic applications can be considered at the current time.


Our federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and young people.

The successful applicant will therefore be required to complete an Enhanced DBS check.

We encourage applications from all sectors of the community to reflect our diverse student population.

Juniper are an innovative and flexible skills provider with over 35 years’ experience delivering youth and adult programmes. We have held an ESFA contract for many years and are immensely proud of our Apprenticeship offer, Traineeships and Study Programme. We have established active links with hundreds of employers, it’s through our commitment to understand employer needs which puts us in a strong position to be able to support businesses to grow, plan for the future and remain competitive. We operate from centres across the Black Country, East Midlands and Cheshire and have created a flexible approach in our delivery model to ensure we are able to personalise our offer based on individual business needs. We are graded as excellent on the Apprenticeship service website and pride ourselves in our ability with achieving a significantly high number of distinctions on our Apprenticeship programme. Website:

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