Teaching Assistant Apprentice - The Bridge School

Waterloo Road, Hadley, Telford TF5 1NQ
Apprentice rate £4.15 per hour
16 Nov 2020
01 Dec 2020
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Teaching Assistant Apprentice - The Bridge School

Fixed term contract. Period 18 months

36 hours per week term time + PD Days (this includes training/study hours)

£4.15 per hour for the first year

After the first 12 months the salary will increase to minimum wage per age, further information can be found at https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

The Bridge is an all age special school for pupils with complex/Severe Learning Difficulties with excellent facilities. School has had successive outstanding Ofsted inspections and extensive CPD is provided

We are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant Apprentice. As a team member of the school, you will work under the instruction/guidance of teaching/senior staff to undertake work, care and support programmes, to enable access to learning for pupils and to assist the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom.

You need to be organised and have a willingness to study towards an apprenticeship whilst working. 36 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (term time + PD days) Monday – Friday. Holidays must be taken during school holiday periods only. 36 hours per week includes staff meetings, training programme and study time.

We expect you to hold qualifications that demonstrate a good level of literacy and numeracy. GCSE Grade A – C/4 or above in English Language and Mathematics is essential. As part of this placement, you will be expected to undertake off the job training.


You will study for a National Vocational Qualification Level 3 Early Educator and a package of other qualifications or a National Vocational Qualification Level 3 Teaching Assistant and a package of other qualifications.

Supportive training will be provided.

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for details.

Application forms and further details are available below or directly from the school. Sorry but CV’s will not be accepted.  

Please forward your completed application to Bridgeapplications@taw.org.uk using the subject ‘apprentice application’ in the email.  Within the application, please explain in under 2 pages, how you meet the person specification and can carry out the job description.

The appointment will be subject to enhanced DBS (CRB) clearance for the successful applicant. We are committed to equality and diversity

Closing Date:   30th November 2020

This post is a designated customer facing role under the fluency duty and requires a specified level of spoken English as stated in the person specification.

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