Apprentice Teaching Assistant – Leeds City College (Quarry Hill Campus)

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As a member of our outstanding and highly supportive team at Quarry Hill you will have opportunities to start your career in education as an apprentice teaching assistant, and learn about how we support young people to reach their ambitions and goals.


  • You will work within the School of Social Sciences supporting teachers and students at college to achieve their Maths and English qualifications and vocational qualifications in Education and Childcare and Health, Science and Social Care.
  • You will support student progress, monitor attendance, promote and role-model positive values and relationships.
  • You will provide feedback to teachers on learner progress and support needs.
  • You will prepare the classroom and work under the direction of the teacher to support and enhance learning and assessment.
  • You will help teachers with the organisation and invigilation of assessment and exams, revising for exams, maintaining the learning environment, and assist where needed within the department.

About the Employer

Leeds City College is one of the largest further education institutions in the country with more than 20,000 students and is one of the biggest providers of apprenticeships regionally. The college is part of Luminate Education Group, which consists of Leeds City College, University Centre Leeds, Leeds Sixth Form College, Keighley College, Harrogate College and Leeds Conservatoire.

Things to Consider

You can review the current Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

Training to be Delivered

Mode of delivery: Once a month day release in college.

Course content

  • 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 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 standards

  • comprises of: Knowledge, skills and behaviours in accordance with the assessment plan

End point assessment

  • Observation of practice ·
  • Professional discussion underpinned by a portfolio of evidence

Vacancy Details

Vacancy Location


Apprenticeship Level

Level 3

Employer Name

Luminate Education Group

Employer Address

Quarry Hill Campus

Working Week

To be discussed at interview.

Weekly Hours


Wage Amount

£10,158.72 to £20,048.08

What You Need

Desired Qualifications

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

Desired Skills

  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Administrative skills
  • Number skills
  • Team working
  • Creative
  • Initiative
  • Non judgemental
  • Patience
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