Intervention Lead Apprentice (Teaching Assistant) Noel-Baker Academy

Working in a busy city secondary school supporting children who face obstacles in accessing the curriculum. Our inclusion team is a warm, caring and friendly group who work tirelessly to support our children.

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Closing date: 05 Jul 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Your wage will increase in accordance with the national minimum wage set by the Government for your age after completing 12 months on the apprenticeship rate

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 8.00am - 4.00pm and Friday 8.00am - 3.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    15 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To follow academy routines and processes as directed
  • To provide appropriate academic support to students
  • To work as a member of the learning support team
  • To provide first aid support within the Academy
  • To supervise students at lunch time
  • To support students with medical conditions
  • To contribute to the overall ethos, work and aims of the school and Trust
  • To carry out all duties in the most effective, efficient and economic manner
  • To cover lessons or interventions as directed by the SENCO
  • Ensure that all communications with parents demonstrate the values of the academy and the LEAD Academy Trust
  • Attend all meetings and functions necessary to support the work in this job description, ensuring that the values of the academy and the LEAD Academy trust are exemplified in attitude, language and behaviour

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

An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence. You will be expected to work towards the Teaching Assistant Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard, with support from your employer and the Chesterfield College Group. As part of your apprenticeship, and dependent on your prior attainment, you may be required to complete maths and English Functional Skills which is an integral part of your apprenticeship. Upon successful completion you will be awarded additional certificates of recognition for these qualifications.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This apprentice could be a pathway to becoming a Teaching Assistant or a qualified teacher.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Number skills, Team working, Non judgemental, Patience, Emotional resilience


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

Things to consider

This apprenticeship will involve working in multiple locations within the academy. Moving from class to class and being on duty at break and lunch in different places.

About the employer

Noel-Baker Academy is a rapidly improving city school and is a fast paced environment. We have wonderful children and an amazing staff group of caring, hard working professionals. With over 1000 teenagers in the building no 2 days are the same and we sometimes face challenging situations but we do so with a smile.


Noel-Baker Academy


Bracknell Drive



DE24 0BR

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Training provider



Olivia Roberts

01246 500500

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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