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Thomas Bewick Primary School - Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship 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: 25 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,580.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, times to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 33.0

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000072267

  • Positions

    5 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

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

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

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

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

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


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4 or Level 2 equivalent) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4 or Level 2 equivalent) Desired

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).

About the employer

We are currently ranked 1st in the "Rate My Apprenticeship" Central & Greater London Employers Award 2021-22 and 19th in the list of Top 100 Employers 2021-22. Inspire ATA Ltd. is 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. Our vision is “to inspire ambition” and this is something that is totally embedded in all that we do.

Employer

INSPIRE ATA LIMITED

Address

Broadwood Road

Newcastle Upon Tyne

NE15 7TB

Contact

Kirsty Haden-Collier

kirsty@inspire-ata.co.uk

07927 565834

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Training

Training provider

LET ME PLAY LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)


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