Teaching assistant at Secondary School

Start Date:
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)
£14,000 annually
Review Date:
July 2017

Review Score


1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:


My role is as a Teaching assistant within a large secondary school

2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?


I have learnt a lot of new skills like how to support young people who are experiencing a hard time within the school. I have also learnt about standards and legislation that help and support me within my role

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?


I have found it an enjoyable experience and had plenty of support

4. How valued do you feel by Secondary School?


Yes and it has helped me to gain a promotion

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?


Very well organised and alway knew what work was needed completing and when.

6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?


I received a lot of support from my assessor and could contact her at any time.

6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?


I have received a lot of support from the school and other staff would help me when I was finding questions hard

7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?


I am happy with my salary and it has increased since completing the course

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?


Yes I have continued to develop my skills further via online courses and the LEA

9a. Would you recommend Secondary School to a friend? *


9b. Why? *

It's been a great way to work and get paid gaining experience while studying

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Secondary School? *

Be honest with your employers, they can only help if they know there are problems

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