Apprentice Teaching Assistant – Ebor Gardens Primary Academy (LS9 7PY)

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A rewarding opportunity to train as a teaching assistant to work under the direct instruction of teaching/senior staff to support the children/young people of the school. You will also be aware of pupil problems/progress/achievements and report to the teacher as agreed. This is an excellent opportunity for a smart, ambitious and self-motivated individual to join a friendly environment.


  • 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
  • Support pupils in accessing learning activities as directed by the teacher
  • Prepare classroom as directed for lessons and clear afterwards and assist with the display of pupils work
  • Undertake pupil record keeping as requested and other basic record keeping
  • Support the teacher in managing pupil behaviour, reporting difficulties as appropriate
  • Assist the teacher with learning activities ensuring health and safety and good behaviour of pupils
  • Support pupils in using basic ICT as directed

About the Employer

At Ebor Gardens Primary Academy we provide the best education for all our pupils in a happy, caring and healthy environment. We provide a broad, balanced and creative curriculum that is stimulating and challenging, preparing children for life in modern Britain. Success is achieved in close partnership with pupils, parents, carers, governors and other members of our multicultural community.

Things to Consider

You can review the current Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): This is a Term Time Only position at the school with 5 days per year for Training days.

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.

The Apprenticeship framework comprises of:

  • Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Standard

End point assessment:

  • Multiple choice exam
  • Professional discussion

Vacancy Details

Vacancy Location


Apprenticeship Level

Advanced Level 3 (A level)

Employer Name

Ebor Gardens Primary Academy

Employer Address

Rigton Drive

Working Week

Working Days and times to be discussed at interview. Term Time Only + 5 Training days

Weekly Hours


Wage Amount

£7,665.37 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
  • Organisation skills
  • Administrative skills
  • Number skills
  • Analytical skills


Personal Qualities

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

Future Prospects

  • Obtaining a permanent position within an educational environment.

Date Posted


Leeds City College