Apprentice Teaching Assistant Level 3

32.5 hours per week 

£4.30 per hour

Working as an apprentice Teaching Assistant you’ll provide support to teachers in preparing for lessons and helping create a safe and enjoyable learning environment for all pupils. During lessons, you’ll work together with the class teacher to support pupils with classroom activities and help to manage behaviour.  Excellent communication and enthusiasm will be key in supporting all pupils to progress, achieve and overcome any problems.

You’ll also act as a role model for pupils and be a positive influence on their behaviour and performance at school.  Therefore, it’s important that you demonstrate maturity and excellence in all you do.

In partnership with the Ebor Academy trust - read more about the Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship here

Entry requirements

Apprentices should hold four GCSEs (graded A*- C, or 9 – 4) or equivalent, which must include English and Maths.

If you do not have qualifications at this level then you will be required to work towards them during the programme. You should not hold a level 3 qualification in this or a similar field already.

The successful candidate will require an enhanced DBS clearance prior to appointment.

If you would like to apply for this role, please complete a Support Staff application form.  Please email completed applications to Lucy Bailey, Personnel and Staff Wellbeing Manager,

The closing date for applications is 9am, Thursday 30th September 2021.

The position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.  Woldgate School as part of Wolds Learning Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all out staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1074.  A DBS enhanced disclosure that is satisfactory to us will be a condition of employment.‚Äč


Governor Vacancies

We are currently looking for new co-opted governors to join our friendly governing body.

Our governors come from a range of different backgrounds, skills and experience but all share a common interest of wanting the best possible education for the children in our school. The school would welcome those who can contribute to the leadership of the school as a community, but who can also assist the charitable trust in the management of the schools finances, with education law, employment law and those who have extensive experience in leadership positions within business.

We would be delighted to hear from anyone who:-

· Is interested in children’s education and the performance of the school

· Is community spirited and would like to represent the community

· Has spare time and the energy for the role

· Is able to work well as part of a team

· Has an enquiring mind and the confidence to ask questions and debate issues that affect the school

· Can consider matters objectively and make informed judgements

These volunteer positions are open to parents/guardians or other people from our community. Co-opted governors are not elected by a parent election but are instead appointed directly by the governing body.

What is the role of the governing body?

· Helping to set and review the schools strategic direction and agreeing targets for improvement

· Holding the Headteacher and school leaders to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils

· Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure public money is well spent

What does the role offer?

· A chance to develop your own personal skills

· Access to a programme of free training in respect of education/governance matters

· A sense of achievement in helping make a difference to children reaching their potential

· The support and guidance from fellow governors

In looking to fill these vacancies please do not be put off if you feel you do not have the skills. What is more important is enthusiasm, interest and the willingness to learn. If you are interested or know of somebody else please email


Application forms

Teaching Post

Support Post

All applications should be sent via email to Lucy Bailey, Personnel & Staff Wellbeing,

Woldgate School as part of the Wolds Learning Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and pursuing equality of opportunity in employment. Wolds Learning Partnership is a charitable company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales with Company Number: 10518602. Registered Office: 92 Kilnwick Road Pocklington, York YO42 2LL



Care & Achievement Coordinators

Our Care & Achievement Coordinators support pupils in each year group, and are the main point of contact between parents, pupils and school.  If you have any queries, please contact the appropriate Care & Achievement Coordinator in the first instance.

Year 7 - Mrs Clark - 07790 987139

Year 8 - Mrs Carlill - 07980 702715

Year 9 - Miss Parkin - 07790 987137

Year 10 - Mr Elwers - 07790 987131

Year 11 - Mrs Cross - 07790 987142

Sixth Form - Mrs Bourne - 07790 987009

If you require paper copies of any documents on our website please contact the school office (contact details below).


General Enquiries >

Woldgate School and Sixth Form College
92 Kilnwick Road
YO42 2LL
t 01759 302395 e-mail

Sixth Form >

Woldgate School and Sixth Form College, an Academy, is part of the Wolds Learning Partnership, a charitable company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales with Company Number: 10518602. Registered Office: 92 Kilnwick Road Pocklington, York YO42 2LL.