About the Opportunity

Alternative Provision

Join Progress Schools High Wycombe as their new Teaching Assistant!

Whether you are just out of school/college or looking for a new challenge, this Level 3 Teaching Assistant (TA) is a great way to kick-start your career in the education sector. Teaching Assistants at Progress Schools earn a full wage, and are fully supported on their career development path. As long as you have bags of motivation and enthusiasm, as well as a genuine desire to make a difference to a young person’s life, they will support you to develop your knowledge and skills in alternative education! No previous qualifications or experience is needed for this TA Apprenticeship.

Working as a Teaching Assistant is one of the most rewarding roles you can do. At Progress Schools, they can offer a varied experience compared to working in a mainstream school. The opportunity to make a difference to the lives of young people in alternative provision could be perfect for you!

Progress Schools provide opportunities for children who need a safe space outside of the home and who need adults around them who provide both a nurturing, encouraging and supportive environment. A TA role in an alternative provision school means no two days are ever the same! You could be supporting 1-1 in a classroom, helping the teacher with group maths, English or vocational lessons, as well as guiding and mentoring young people to successfully manage their learning with the aim of returning to mainstream education.


  • Understanding how pupils learn and develop
  • Technology – Recognise the importance of using appropriate technology to support learning.
  • Working with teachers to understand and sup-port assessment for learning
  • Curriculum
  • Keeping Children Safe in Education


  • Developing strategies for support
  • Communication and teamwork
  • Working with teachers to accurately assess
  • Using technology
  • Problem solving/ability to motivate pupils


  • Building relationships/ embracing change
  • Adding value to education
  • Promoting equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Professional standards and personal accountability
  • Team working, collaboration/ engagement
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  • Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship
  • Full wage job at Progress Schools

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