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Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship (SEN) INSPIRE ATA LIMITED

The role of a Teaching Assistant is to provide support for pupils, encourage pupils to become more independent learners, and provide support for their emotional, social, and physical welfare.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £141.90

    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. Shifts/times TBC.

    Total hours per week: 33.00

  • Expected duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    25 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001729846

  • Positions

    1 available

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

Our teaching assistant apprenticeship programme will teach many different skills, which will allow you to work within schools to support classroom delivery.

Some of the key responsibilities and accountabilities are likely to include:

  • Supervising class activities
  • Assisting with young people’s learning experience
  • Helping students who might need extra support
  • Learning classroom based skills and behaviour techniques
  • Planning sessions and think about learning objectives
  • Working alongside the teacher to support classroom activities

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Enthusiastic and have an interest in working with children
  • A team player
  • Reliable, committed, and punctual attitude
  • Hard working ethic 

Personal qualities

  • Professional, organised, and attention to detail
  • Previous experience of working with children desirable, but not essential
  • Confidence in your own ability to want to learn and develop

Desired qualifications

Required:

  • 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) grades A*-C 9/4 including English and maths

Future prospects

  • Potential for full time employment for the right candidate upon successful completion of the apprenticeship

Things to consider

All apprenticeships require an enhanced DBS check before the commencement of the role due to working with children.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). 
For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

Safeguarding, Prevent and Equal Opportunities.

Inspire ATA Limited is acting as an apprentice training agency (ATA) and will engage you for the duration of the apprenticeship and pay your salary.

You should be aware that the company/business named in this vacancy is a host employer and you will not be employed by them. Your placement may change during the course of your apprenticeship.


About the employer

Inspire ATA Ltd. is a not-for-profit social enterprise set up to make a difference. We specialise in working with a wide range of clients (nationwide) that want to take on excellent Apprentices. We recruit and employ all of our Apprentices and then arrange amazing placements with our partners and clients whilst providing ongoing support. We also arrange and quality assure the training through our partner apprenticeship training providers.

Our vision is “to inspire ambition and widen horizons” and this is something that is totally embedded in all that we do.  Our ATA creates apprenticeship jobs and opportunities that otherwise wouldn’t exist for people, allowing them to raise their aspirations.  A lot of our work is with schools, so we love the fact that our Apprentices go on to inspire children of all ages.  We inspire to inspire! 

We want to have a positive impact on society with the work we do, and we encourage individuals to be good citizens that contribute to the wider community. Our focus for 2020 is all around the development and wellbeing of our Apprentices - you will often see us use the hashtag #LearnerFirst.

We operate nationally but we are based in Hammersmith & Fulham in London and have twice come runner up in their annual business awards for Best Social Enterprise or Charity (2016 and 2017).

Employer

INSPIRE ATA LIMITED

Address

Daniel Gardens

London

SE15 6ER

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Additional location information

Please note that you will be employed by Inspire ATA, but placed at Tuke's School for the duration of this apprenticeship.

Training

Training provider

Let Me Play Ltd

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Let Me Play Ltd

Contact

Will Moffat 07716293425 will@inspire-ata.co.uk

This training programme focuses on developing classroom delivery and work within schools.

The qualification aims to grow your existing skillset in the following key areas:

  • Level 3 Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
  • Increased mastery of the critical stages of child and adolescent development
  • Enhance understanding of the types of influences that can affect this development
  • Become fully adept in supporting teachers with the planning of activities, as well as creating own activity plans
  • Evaluation of personal performance in relation to supporting literacy, numeracy, and ICT if required 
  • Amplify knowledge of safeguarding and emergency procedures
  • Understand legislation with regard to confidentiality, data protection, and information sharing
  • Functional skills if needed

All candidates take part in an initial intense training programme at the start of the selection process.

During this period, our experienced staff will prepare candidates for their placements by giving them the foundations that they will need for securing a placement.

Our employability team will also be on hand to support with interview skills ready for a placement interview.

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)


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