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TA3 Apprenticeship

Please note that applications must be completed digitally and submitted, by email, to


The closing date is 12pm (Noon) on Friday 28th June 2024.


In completing the application form, please make reference to the advertisement including information about how you meet the essential and desirable qualities included below.  


A TA3 Job Description and Specification has been included to ensure that all candidates are aware of the expectations they will be working towards over the 2-year apprenticeship.


Please be aware that RAMJS is committed to Safer Recruitment Practices to ensure the safety of the RAMJS community.

Number of Posts





£6.4 an hour


Full Time

Perm / FTC

Fixed Term Contract.


(01/09/2024 to 31/08/2026) .


37 hours a week.


  • 190 Days plus Insets

Closing Date



An apprentice Teaching Assistant is required to join our successful junior school. We want the successful candidate to share our vision of providing creative and stimulating learning opportunities to develop the whole child. The successful apprentice will help to provide a safe and happy learning environment which enables every child to flourish.


You will:

  • Be passionate that every child can excel so they reach their academic potential, are confident and creative
  • Have the potential to be an excellent teaching assistant
  • Work collaboratively within our team
  • Be a team player who develops their team and approaches in a friendly, succinct manner
  • Go the extra mile in terms of time and effort to ensure every child reaches their potential


We can offer:

  • Extraordinary children who are a pleasure to be with
  • Fantastic CPD both in-house through a wealth of experienced teachers and support staff
  • A system of supervision to support your practice and well-being as a member of our team
  • Opportunities to advance your career
  • An excellent and friendly team of colleagues who will support you
  • A strong and supportive Governing Body
  • A strong work family ethos

The Role

Under the guidance of the class teacher/supervisor, the successful candidate will be involved in working with individuals or small groups of children to support the education, personal and social development of pupils and establishing positive relationships to assist pupils complete structured learning activities.


Duties may include:

  • Support to implement learning activities working with individual or small groups of pupils,
  • Support to assist the development of varying skills that support pupils' learning,
  • Support in producing learning resources,
  • Support to assist in pupil supervision,
  • Support in monitoring and recording of pupil progress and developmental needs,
  • Reporting pupil progress to line managers,
  • Work within the school’s policy and procedures,
  • Working to the relevant apprenticeship standard/framework and completing work in a timely manner,
  • To support children at lunchtimes ensuring behaviour is consistent with school’s expectations and provide activities where necessary
  • To support children in out-of-school care provision; providing activity support
  • To the accountabilities above, the apprentice may be required to undertake any of the duties normally associated with a Teaching Assistant to support with their training and development.


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


  • Raising all concerns regarding the behaviour, progress or wellbeing or safety of pupils.
  • Actively promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people by adhering to the school’s safeguarding and associated policies
  • Demonstrate an understanding of legal requirements, national policies and guidance on the safeguarding of children and young people.
  • Know how to identify abuse or neglect and follow safeguarding procedures.


Skills and Experience    



Essential Qualifications

  • Applicants wishing to apply for this position must have GCSE Maths and English at grade C/4 or equivalent. 


Desirable Experience

  • experience of working with children 
  • experience of nurturing pupil interaction and behaviour
  • experience of working in a primary school setting
  • experience of supporting pupils with challenging behaviour
  • experience of supporting pupils with SEND needs


The successful candidate would also have the following skills:

  • Good team player
  • Good communicator with parents, teachers and pupils
  • Good time management skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of confidentiality
  • Ability to use ICT


The successful apprentice will be expected to apply themselves to the apprenticeship with commitment and diligence.


The apprentice will also be required to commit and work to the school's values and ethos.



 As part of this role the successful candidate will be expected to work towards completing the apprenticeship framework, Teaching Assistant Level 3.