Teaching Assistant Apprentice Bridgtown Primary School

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Apprentice to work for Bridgtown Primary School within a busy school environment. To work under the direct instruction of teaching staff, usually in the classroom with the teacher. Provide specific support to the teacher in the care of pupils and management of the classroom.

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2024

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 to Friday 8.45am-3.15pm. This includes 30 minutes of unpaid lunch

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 May 2024

  • Date posted

    20 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

Full Vacancy Description Duties to include:

  • Supporting the pupils by providing pastoral support within the school environment.
  • Assist children in matters of personal needs and their general health including first aid and welfare matters.
  • Provide structured support in accordance with specific work programmes designed and supervised by individual teacher.
  • To contribute to raising standards by ensuring high expectations are promoted for pupils.
  • Provide general support to pupils ensuring their safety.
  • Accompanying teaching staff and pupil on visits and trips out of school.
  • Supporting the teacher by providing structured support in accordance with specific work programmes designed and supervised by individual teachers.
  • Support the teacher in the development and implantation of individual education/behaviour plans.
  • Assist the teacher with the planning of learning activities.
  • Provide detailed and regular feedback to teachers and pupils achievement, progress, and problems.
  • Supporting the curriculum.
  • Supporting the school by promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children you are responsible for.
  • Ensuring all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop.

The training you will be getting

  • Teaching Assistant Level 3
  • Functional Skills, if required.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

To be decided upon completion of apprenticeship. 

Potential employment within the sector.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 and above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Math's (Grade 4 and above) Desired

Things to consider

Candidates will need to pass a DBS check to start the role.

About the employer

At Bridgtown we acknowledge the uniqueness of all children, their ability to be creative and challenged, to celebrate their diversity, interests, cultures, and talents. We have high expectations and challenge them to be confident, happy and reach their full potential. We aim to provide a secure, happy and welcoming learning environment that is inclusive of all pupils. We encourage children and their parents to take part, to be active, to take responsibility and contribute to the school community and work in partnership with us to help the children to achieve their goals. We believe in doing our best and having the courage to take risks and celebrate our success which will enable us to become successful and confident learners. We seek to meet our aims with a "Bridgtown Smile". This reflects our positive attitude to life, learning and relationships and is an important part of the ethos of the school. We see our school reflecting a society where the individuals, whatever their age or status act responsibly towards each other, praise each other, care for each other and act with a high degree of individual responsibility. We see our school as an inclusive community in which all members are valued.


Bridgtown Primary School


North Street


WS11 0AZ

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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


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Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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