Apprentice Teaching Assistant at The Evolve Trust

Level 3 Teaching Assistant

Employer The Evolve Trust, The Bramble Academy

The Bramble Academy, Oxclose Lane, Mansfield
NG19 8DF
Vacancy type Apprenticeship
Weekly working hours Monday – Friday term time only, between 8:30am- 4pm
Salary £15,675.00
Location Mansfield
Closing Date 9 December, 2021 at 17:00
Other details The school will complete an enhanced DBS check for successful applicants.
  • About the employer
  • Description
  • The Evolve Trust, The Bramble Academy

    The Bramble Academy is a one form entry primary school serving the community of Mansfield Woodhouse in Mansfield. We are very lucky to have a fantastic school environment for our pupils and excellent outdoor learning opportunities and have achieved the prestigious gold Sports mark. The Bramble Academy is part of the Evolve Trust family of schools that serves 2000 children across Mansfield and the surrounding area.

    Our school community is built on the strong foundation of our core values of Ambition, Integrity, Inclusivity, Resilience and Endeavour. Our values support the development of children as reflective learners within a calm, caring, happy and purposeful atmosphere. They permeate the whole curriculum and act as the basis for our social, emotional, spiritual and moral development.

    We give everyone an enjoyable experience of learning so that our children leave Bramble as happy, confident, inspired and motivated lifelong learners. 

    Established in 2014, The Evolve Trust is an innovative and award-winning group of academies serving the town of Mansfield & the surrounding areas. The Trust includes a secondary, primary and special schools and currently educates around 2000 students aged between 3 and 18. Every school within the group is unwavering its vision:

    “To open minds, creating opportunities for all to believe in themselves, achieve their potential and develop the skills needed to succeed and enjoy life.”

    Our Values

    Ambition, Integrity, Inclusivity, Resilience, Endeavour

    Five Core Values and associated behaviours which run through all The Evolve Trust’s work. These values support the development of children as reflective learners within a calm, caring, happy and purposeful atmosphere. They permeate the whole curriculum and act as the basis for social, emotional, spiritual, and moral development.


  • Vacancy description

    • To work in partnership with teachers and other professionals to promote the learning and welfare of students by providing practical and learning support to students throughout the school.
    • To support pupils in the classroom using materials provided and following advice given implement strategies.
    • To support colleagues within the classroom and provide guidance and support to develop and enhance existing practice, where appropriate.
    • To supervise or lead activities as directed by the teacher and senior leadership team.

    Desired skills

    • An ability to work independently
    • Manage own time effectively and work as part of a team.
    • A flexible and proactive work ethic and positive attitude.
    • Prior experience of working with young people with PMLD (Profound and Multiple Learnings Difficulties) is desirable but not essential.

    Personal qualities

    • Experience of working or volunteering in a school would be advantageous.
    • A commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people on a daily basis.
    • A commitment to raising standards of academic and personal achievement.

    Desired qualifications

    • GCSE maths and English at C/4, equivalent or above 

    Future prospects

    Teaching Assistant Level 3 Apprenticeship qualification.

    Things to consider

    • Learning and development support with your own continuous professional development. You will complete maths and English as part of your apprenticeship if needed.
    • A focus on ever increasing your understanding in Teaching and Learning.
    • Opportunities to engage with networks to further develop yourself.
    • The opportunity to undertake research into various aspects of teaching and learning and lots more… In addition to offering you one of the most rewarding careers ever, we also offer:
    •  A competitive salary.
    • Regular training and development programmes tailored to your very own learning needs.
    • Opportunities for career progression within school and across the Trust should you wish.
    • An open and collaborative working environment where everyone is valued.
    • Your very own mentor.
    • A detailed induction programme.
    • Work term time only, giving you the opportunity to have a positive work life balance and spend time with your family.
    • Apprentices can apply for a student discount card.
    • Apprentices get annual leave just like any other member of the staff team as you will be an employee of the school.