Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprentice BRIDGE MULTI-ACADEMY TRUST

Delaware Primary Academy is looking to recruit a Level 3 Teaching Assistant to join their team. Each position will have different roles depending on joining date and will be fully integrated into the team. The role will involve working with the teachers daily to provide support, assisting during mealtimes and working one to one with children.

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Closing date: 30 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 3.00pm with half an hour lunch break.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    31 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    24 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Support planning and resourcing of sessions
  • To teach and assess individuals and groups and communicate effectively with learners and staff during this process
  • Support children with additional social and/or emotional needs
  • Support the teacher with management of the classroom
  • Prepare and maintain resources and displays
  • Attend and assist in extra-curricular activities and lunch-time duties
  • Undertake other duties appropriate to your apprenticeship

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

  • The apprentice will gain their Level 3 Teaching Assistant Standard qualification
  • The apprentice will also be able to work towards their functional skills or GCSE retakes in both maths and English should they require

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There might be the possibility of full-time employment for the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-1 equals to A*-G) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-1 equals to A*-G) Desired

About the employer

Delaware Primary Academy is part of the Bridge Multi-Academy Trust. It was rated as a good school by Ofsted. There is a nursery class onsite. It shares a Headteacher with nearby Gunnislake Primary Academy. Since the pandemic pupils from Gunnislake Primary Academy have been taught with Delaware pupils. Nursery, Reception, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4 and the ARC are based in the Delaware base. Year 5 and Year 6 are taught at the Gunnislake base.






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Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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