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Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship at St Mark’s School, Bath St Mark’s School

The Teaching Assistant Apprentice will work under the instruction and guidance of teaching and senior staff to undertake work, care and support programmes to enable access to learning for pupils. They will assist the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom.

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Closing date: 25 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    5 days per week (Monday – Friday) 8.30am - 3.00pm Term time only plus 5 Inset days (39 weeks per year)

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    29 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Supervise and support pupils ensuring their safety and access to learning
  • Assist with the development of student profiles and target action plans
  • Develop a good knowledge of pupils’ individual special educational needs and implement appropriate strategies as outlined on the students’ profile
  • Establish constructive relationships with pupils, act as a role model, and interact with them according to individual needs
  • Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils
  • Provide feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement under guidance of the teacher
  • Create and maintain a purposeful, orderly and supportive environment, in accordance with lesson plans and assist with the display of pupils’ work
  • Undertake structured and agreed learning activities/teaching programmes including planned 1:1 and small group interventions, adjusting activities according to pupil responses
  • Use a range of approaches and resources to support pupils to develop basic literacy and numeracy skills as directed by the teacher


What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Level 3 Teaching Assistant
  • Functional Skills in English and maths Level 2 if required
  • End Point Assessment: Practical workplace observation; Q&A session; Professional Discussion

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Permanent employment within the school.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Team working, Energetic and resilient, Warmth and empathy, Trust and respect


GCSE or equivalent English and maths (Grade A-C/9-4) Essential

Things to consider

Successful candidates will be subject to a DBS check. Please consider how you will travel to the place of work, particularly if you rely on public transport.

About the employer

St Mark’s school is a small, friendly and inclusive school which seeks to provide excellence in education as a mixed comprehensive school. St Mark’s promotes self-worth in students to inspire them to live well, achieve their goals and be a force for good both in school and the world beyond. We work hard to be the best version of ourselves.


St Mark’s School


St Mark’s School

Bay Tree Road



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Training provider



Laurie Wills

07970 707698

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 25 Aug 2022