Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprentice at Bruton Primary School, Bruton Bruton Primary School

We are looking for a dedicated, enthusiastic apprentice to work with us and begin their career in education. You will support the teacher in the classroom, assisting where necessary with preparation and clearing away of the classroom and materials to ensure effective teaching and helping the children to be the best they can.

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Closing date: 07 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    This role is term time only and therefore the advertised salary is pro-rata based on the term-time only nature of this role.

    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, term time only.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    21 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Our Apprentice Teaching Assistant will work alongside teachers in the classroom, helping pupils to get the most out of their learning.

Duties will include:

  • Provide teaching support in small groups and where necessary be assigned to individual pupils in order to aid the teacher
  • Liaise with the teacher to understand the objectives of each session
  • Assist the teacher with observations and monitoring of the progress of children, both educationally and socially
  • Keep up to date written records for supported pupils
  • Promote positive behaviour patterns, raise self-esteem, and improve independent working in children to assist their education and growth
  • Make materials and resources for teachers or pupils as directed by the class teacher, and assist where necessary with mounting of work and displays
  • Assist where necessary with preparation and clearing away of the classroom and materials to ensure effective teaching

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

  • Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Standard
  • 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?

  • Progression to full time role for the right candidate

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Team working, Lots of energy and enthusiasm, Good time management, Reliability and integrity, Flexible and adaptable, Ability to build relationships


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

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

All of our staff and governors work hard to make our school one that is safe and nurturing as well as stimulating and exciting for our children. At Bruton Primary School we raise achievement by working together. We want our children to develop a sense of self-worth and to become positive and successful learners and future members of society.


Bruton Primary School


Higher Backway



BA10 0DP

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Training provider



Philippa Bancroft


07917 923622

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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