Apprentice Learning Support Assistant – Elements Primary School (LS10 4WR)

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A rewarding opportunity to train as a teaching assistant and to work under the direct instruction of well experienced teaching/senior staff. Supporting the children/young people of the school by providing exciting lessons so they make the best progress they can, but also providing guidance and support so they can develop.


  • To work under the direct instruction of teaching/senior staff, usually in the classroom with the teacher
  • To support access learning for pupils and provide general support to the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom
  • Provide general support to staff and pupils, including preparation and routine maintenance of resources/equipment
  • Attend to the pupils’ personal needs and implement related personal programmes, including social, health, physical, hygiene, first aid, and welfare matters
  • To supervise and support pupils ensuring their safety and access to learning
  • Establish good relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and being aware of and responding appropriately to individual needs
  • Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils
  • Prepare the classroom as directed for lessons and clear afterwards and assist with the display of pupils’ work
  • Be aware of pupil problems/progress/achievements and report to the teacher as agreed
  • Undertake pupil record keeping as requested and other basic record keeping
  • Support the teacher in managing pupil behaviour, reporting difficulties as appropriate
  • Provide clerical/administrative support e.g. photocopying, typing, filing, collecting/recording money etc
  • Gather/report information from/to parents/carers as directed.
  • Support pupils in using basic ICT as directed

About the Employer

Here at Elements, we are committed to providing the best educational experience for all of our pupils. We believe we are enabling ‘World Changers’ who will create and lead the future. This means providing exciting lessons so they make the best progress they can, but also providing guidance and support so they can develop as happy, well-balanced individuals who can make the right decisions for themselves.

Training to be Delivered

Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Standard:

  • The Level 3 Apprenticeship is delivered in partnership with the workplace; you will be expected to attend college 1 day a month, where you will gain knowledge and understanding of the working within the early years sector
  • You will develop skills on the job where you will be supported by a workplace mentor
  • An Assessor from Leeds City College will visit you on a regular basis to support your learning journey

End point assessment:

  • Multiple choice exam
  • Professional discussion

Vacancy Details

Vacancy Location


Apprenticeship Level

Advanced Level 3 (A level)

Employer Name

Elements Primary School

Employer Address

Elements Primary School
Acre Road
LS10 4WR

Working Week

Monday - Thursday: 8.30am - 4.30pm or 9.30am - 5.30pm. - Friday: 8.30am - 4.00pm or 9.30am - 5.00pm.

Weekly Hours


Wage Amount

£10,158.72 Yearly

What You Need

Desired Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 9-4 / A*-C or equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 9-4 / A*-C or equivalent) Essential

Desired Skills

  • Communication skills
  • IT skills
  • Organisation skills
  • Customer care skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Number skills
  • Team working

Personal Qualities

  • Creative
  • Initiative
  • Non judgemental
  • Patience
  • Physical fitness

Future Prospects

To be quailfied as an Teaching Assistant.

Date Posted


Leeds City College