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Teaching Assistant Apprentice - Term Time

Tymberwood Academy, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-2029-215S
  • Posted:22/06/2022
  • Pay:Apprenticeship Wage
  • Start Date:1st September 2022
  • App Close Date:06/07/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:tbc


Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship – Fixed Term Contract, commencing September 2022. National Apprenticeship rate of pay will apply.

Tymberwood Academy are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant Apprentice.  The apprenticeship will give you expert training to develop you into a professional teaching assistant.

This role will specifically develop your skills alongside increasing your knowledge of the education sector and support techniques.

This apprenticeship will support you to be able to:

  • Support the class teacher in the delivery of curriculum
  • Support SEND pupils
  • Maintain the school’s high expectations of behaviour & standards

At the end of your Apprenticeship you should achieve a Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills
Interest in supporting teaching
Supportive and dedicated
Friendly attitude
Keen to support pupil progress.

The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.  

You will also be required to complete the Reach2 Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form 

 Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form.



Information about the school

Tymberwood is a wonderfully vibrant and welcoming place where pupils learn and flourish. Pupils are rightly proud to belong to this harmonious community. Everyone looks out for each other. Pupils embody the school’s values of ‘equality, respect, kindness, responsibility and honesty’.’


We are a mainstream academy (REAch2) with a Physical Disability Specialist Resource Provision - this means we currently have 9 pupils who are physically disabled that are taught within mainstream classes. Not only are we able to enhance their learning, but they support the inclusive and empathetic atmosphere we have built at Tymberwood.

We joined the REAch2 Academy Trust in February 2014 and enjoy being a part of a supportive and collaborative trust.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01474 338660

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).