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The Harbour School - Youth Support Worker Apprenticeship INSPIRE ATA LIMITED

As a member of a team, reporting to the Student Achievement Coordinator. To implement the Behaviour for Learning Policy and to assist with the smooth running of the school by supervising students throughout the school day, paying particular attention to their safety and wellbeing.

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Closing date: 03 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, hours to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 33.0

  • Expected duration

    20 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    09 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To supervise students on the school premises and external areas
  • To ensure the safety and well-being of students, reporting any concerns immediately to the appropriate person
  • To mentor identified students and to become a key worker
  • To contribute to the programme of enrichment activities at the school
  • To support staff with the implementation of identified interventions and support programmes
  • To always expect the best from students and have high expectations
  • To reward and praise students
  • To value students efforts and achievements
  • To make time to get to know individual students and become a co-tutor
  • To avoid personalising behaviour issues
  • To be firm, fair and caring towards students
  • To take active responsibility regarding promoting good behaviour, healthy eating etc.
  • To undertake invigilation duties for exams as required
  • To support students both inside and outside the classroom under the direction of the classroom teacher and student achievement co-ordinator
  • To supervise, with other members of staff, enrichment classes, revision classes and Summer Schools SPWT October 2014 Page 2 of 3 SSA
  • Following induction, and training, understanding, supporting and implementing the School’s Equal Opportunities Policy, Behaviour for Learning Policy, Anti-bullying and Safeguarding Policy

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

The postholder will be required to undertake a Level 3 Youth Support Worker apprenticeship standard covering:

  • Engaging and communicating with young people
  • Safeguarding in a youth work setting
  • Theory of youth work
  • Young people’s development
  • Reflective practice in a youth work wetting
  • Work-based practice in youth work
  • Working with behaviour that challenges in youth work settings
  • Group work within a youth work setting
  • Functional skills if required
  • Remote delivery

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Opportunity to progress onto a permanent position.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental


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

Pre-employment checks Please be aware that upon a successful offer of employment the company completes digitalised right-to-work checks and DBS applications via an external provider - Vetting.Com. The company also completes an internal online social media search, in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance.

About the employer

We ranked 1st in the "Rate My Apprenticeship" Central & Greater London Employers Award 2021-22 and 3rd in the list of Top 100 employers 2022-23 Inspire ATA Ltd specialise in working with a wide range of clients (nationwide) that want to take on excellent apprentices. Our vision is to "inspire ambition and widen horizons".




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Apprenticeship standard

Youth support worker

Level 3 (A level)

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