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Apprentice Teaching Assistant at Creech St Michael Church of England Primary School Creech St Michael Church of England Primary School

Creech St Michael primary school have an exciting career opportunity to work across key stage 1/ 2 classes and gain a Level 3 Teaching Assistant apprenticeship standard. We are looking for an enthusiastic person who is passionate about supporting children to learn.

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Closing date: 20 Feb 2023

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

    Monday-Friday, 8.30am - 3.30pm

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    20 Months

  • Possible start date

    13 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    20 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Supporting all school activities both in the classroom and in any extended provision
  • Assisting the class teacher with classroom management
  • Supporting learning activities as guided by the class teacher
  • Providing a safe, secure and welcoming environment for the children and their families
  • Willingness to be involved
  • Implementing and delivering the curriculum
  • Contributing to planning
  • Ensuring that the children’s needs are met by offering structure, care and stability
  • Working in partnership with other team members
  • Respecting the confidentiality and privacy of information

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

  • Teaching Assistant Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required
  • The programme will consist of face to face tutor led knowledge sessions in Taunton once per fortnight
  • A minimum of six hours independent study needs to take place at a venue to be agreed with the employer on the alternate week

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Successful completion of the apprenticeship can lead to progression onto the Teaching Foundation Degree

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Management Skills, Support Learning Activities


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade A*-C/4-9) Desired

Things to consider

Job offers are subject to two references. You will need to consider transport to and from Employer and Training venues. You will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check performed by the employer.

About the employer

Creech St Michael Primary School isn't far from Taunton itself, but set in delightful grounds. You would not know from looking at the front of the school, just how fortunate we are to enjoy lots of open space at the back. We have a wild area to take part in “forest school” activities and a “super grounds” area where the children can explore and play. Our large field allows a variety of outdoor sports to take place. The staff are friendly and hardworking you will be supported through your apprenticeship. They work very effectively as a team and contribute enormously to the happy environment that we have. They plan a range of activities and learning experiences to suit the range of abilities and interests of the children. They strive to support each child to develop academically, socially and emotionally. We have a strong tradition for our high standard of music and are increasingly promoting a variety of sporting opportunities that the children are taking up with enthusiasm


Creech St Michael Church of England Primary School


Creech St Michael Church of England Primary School

Hyde Lane

Creech St Michael


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Training provider




0300 123 1967

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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