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Teaching Assistant Apprentice INSPIRE ATA LIMITED

• To carry out contractual duties and responsibilities for the school as allocated by the Headteacher or members of SLT. • To support classroom management and organisation. • To prepare materials as necessary under the direction of the teacher. • To help students organise themselves and their equipment.

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Closing date: 20 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £6 per hour

    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

    Mon-Fri Term time only Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 33

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    21 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    25 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

·       To explain tasks clearly and help to record homework where appropriate.

·       To carry out special duties as specified in the student’s Education, Health Care Plan, for example in the case of a physical disability some help with exercise may be necessary, manage the medicines of a child, or maintain frequent liaison with parents and carers in order to monitor the disability.

·       To provide, where necessary, written details of students’ progress/behaviour to assist Annual Reviews and/or other assessment.

·       To become familiar with the aims and objectives of Annual Reviews and the individual targets of the students with whom they are working.

·       To attend training and staff meetings as required, when appropriate.

Monitoring and Evaluation

·       Participation in the evaluation of the student interventions.

·       Providing regular feedback about the student to the teacher or tutor as appropriate.

·       Contributing to the reviews of the students’ progress.

Supporting Students and Relationships

·       Drawing on knowledge of various forms of special needs, the development of an understanding of the specific needs of the students concerned.


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

Teaching Assistant Level 3 (A level)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possible long term employment.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade C/4 or above) Essential

Things to consider

Notes • Hours of work as determined by the Headteacher. • Hours of work can be subject to change for operational reasons. • Responsibilities may be changed or adapted by the Headteacher in view of the changing needs or policies of the school. Some tasks may be modified, delegated or deleted in the light of further appointments. • These duties and responsibilities outlined to be undertaken in consultation with the Head teacher.

About the employer

Prospect School is a place where everyone is treated with respect and is of equal worth. Our vision is to develop a highly effective learning environment. To enable every student, regardless of their starting point and personal challenges, to achieve their full potential both academically and socially. To prepare them for future life and to support them in becoming good citizens. Our students are at the heart of all we do, as we strive to significantly improve their life chances and create opportunities for them to succeed. Our vision is encapsulated in our motto: ‘Raising aspirations, building futures’ Our vision is underpinned by our core values: Respect, Believe, Achieve To achieve our vision, we will undertake to: Create a happy, safe and secure learning environment where all students' needs are met, where progress, achievements and success are recognised and praised. Provide opportunities for students to develop essential key skills, focussing particularly on literacy and numeracy. Offer students a full and rounded learning experience which is both exciting and challenging and provides them with the opportunity to develop a range of subject skills as well as broadening their knowledge and understanding of the world around them. Ensure that all students have the opportunity to learn, make progress and gain recognised qualifications at a level commensurate with their ability, aptitudes and ambitions. Promote high standards in all learning and teaching to meet the needs of our unique learners. Provide opportunities for students to develop their interpersonal and communication skills and develop their ability to work positively with others. Develop students’ resilience, independence and self-reliance. Promote an understanding of all aspects of a healthy lifestyle, including an appreciation of healthy relationships. Provide opportunities for students’ social, moral, spiritual and cultural development and their sense of the world. Promote fundamental British values and encourage the development of an understanding of positive citizenship. Prepare students for the next phase in their life, including transition to further education and work. Develop students' personal responsibility and encourage decision making and choice making. Listen and respect student voice and their contributions, focusing on the whole child. Develop strong and supportive relationships with parents/carers, families, colleagues and other professionals.




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Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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