Learning Support Assistant Apprentice ST BENEDICTS COLLEGE

This is a great opportunity for someone looking for a stepping-stone into teacher training. The position offers valuable experience within a secondary school setting. You will feel proud to know you are making a difference to young people's lives with this role. As part of your position you will be developing an understanding of young people’s needs and barriers to learning and supporting young learners with SEND.

Sign in to apply

Closing date: 27 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    44.6 paid weeks per year.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8.55am – 3.55pm. You will be working 39 weeks per year, term time only plus staff training days.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    18 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties to include:

  • Working collaboratively with teaching and support staff
  • Delivering specific interventions to support with both academic and personal achievement
  • Learning on the job – ability to put theory into practice
  • Working alongside the SEN department to enrich the experience of young people with additional needs

Successful LSAs will:

  • Work in partnership with class teachers to support learning in line with the national curriculum, codes of practice and the colleges policies and procedures
  • Provide support to students in a particular curriculum area across the college or support pupils with severe learning, behavioural, communication, social, sensory or physical difficulties

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

  • Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional skills in maths and English if required
  • 4 Additional day courses with HOET

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • On successful completion of the apprenticeship this will provide a stepping-stone into teacher training

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Team working, Non judgemental, Patience


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

Things to consider

You will be able to follow instructions and work with a wide range of people including students and staff. You will be working as part of a small team in a varied role, no two days will be the same. On occasion you will need to support students to manage their behaviour.

About the employer

St Benedict’s is an outstanding Catholic school. The school provides exceptional care and support for students who thrive in this highly inclusive multifaith community which has Christ at the centre of all its work.







You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location


Training provider



Emma Stead


01788 820132

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

Before you apply

Before you apply for an apprenticeship you must first create an account. If you already have an account you'll need to sign in.