Apprentice Level 3 Teaching Assistant - TV27121

Walsall, West Midlands
The current National Minimum Wage for an Apprentice is £4.30 an hour.
26 Jul 2021
04 Aug 2021
Job Ref
Leamore Primary School
Contract Type
Working Pattern
Term time


Apprentice Level 3 Teaching Assistant

30 hours per week, term time only plus Training days.

Fixed Term Contract: 24 months

Required for September 2021

Leamore Primary School is committed to school improvement. 

An opportunity has arisen for the school to take on a Level 3 Apprentice Teaching Assistant to work with our KS2 children.

As an Apprentice Teaching Assistant you will need to be prepared to work in a challenging,

but enjoyable, work environment and will be joining a great team.  You will be supporting our children’s needs which can be many and varied.  You will be assisting them to make good progress while they enjoy learning.

Applications are invited from candidates who:

  • Are proactive
  • Enjoy motivating and exciting children about learning
  • Have a working knowledge and experience of working with children
  • Work well as part of a team
  • Are able to use their own initiative, thinking creatively
  • Have GCSE Grade C or equivalent in English and Maths
  • Are able to support children to be independent learners
  • Are keen to develop themselves and others
  • Are imaginative, energetic, enthusiastic and hardworking
  • Will nurture and encourage children to fulfil their potential
  • Have a positive attitude

We can offer:

  • Enthusiastic, highly motivated, happy children and families
  • A strong dedicated team, who are committed to maintaining high standards whilst still having fun
  • A school where all staff are valued and where there are opportunities for professional development.

Leamore Primary School is an equal opportunities employer.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, keeping children safe in education and promoting British Values in school and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Rates of pay:
The current National Minimum Wage for an Apprentice is £4.30 an hour. This rate applies to Apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. 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.
The minimum wage rates are £6.56 an hour for 18-20 year olds, £8.36 an hour for 21-24 year olds and £8.91 for anyone aged 25 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that is part of their apprenticeship. 

If you can see yourself being part of our team please download an application pack or email: or telephone 01922 710514.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 Noon on Wednesday 4 August, 2021. Interviews will be held soon after the closing date.

Completed application forms should be returned to: at the school along with a 2-page personal statement. Your statement should show how you meet the criteria of the post to which you are applying and how your examples demonstrate impact.

If you feel you have the initiative and the ability to be a supportive member of the

Leamore Primary School team, and have a passion for working with our children, we look forward to receiving your application.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff & volunteers to share this commitment.

The post is subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure check, along with relevant pre-employment checks, including two suitable references.

The successful candidates for jobs working with children or adults will be asked to apply for a criminal disclosure check through the Disclosure and Barring Services at the appropriate level prior to appointment.  A conviction may not exclude candidates from these jobs but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.







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