St Patrick's Catholic Primary School- Teaching Assistant Apprentice INSPIRE ATA LIMITED

The role of a teaching assistant is to provide support for pupils, teachers and other staff in order to raise standards of achievement for all pupils, encourage pupils to become more independent learners, provide support for their emotional, social and physical welfare.

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Closing date: 07 Jul 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday-Friday term time only Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    09 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Our Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship programme will teach many different skills, which will allow you to work within schools to support classroom delivery. 

Some of the key responsibilities and accountabilities are likely to include:

  • 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
  • Support the inclusion of pupils in all aspects of school life
  • To work under the direction of the line manager, class teachers and other staff to support the learning of whole classes, selected groups or individuals as instructed
  • To study relevant qualifications while you earn

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

Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Standard. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possible full-time employment upon completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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

Things to consider

Inspire ATA is acting as a Flexi job and will engage you for the duration of the Apprenticeship and pay your salary. You should be aware that the company/business named in this vacancy is a host employer and you will not be employed by them. Your placement may change during the course of your Apprenticeship.

About the employer

St Patrick’s is a welcoming, happy and caring community, which aims to fulfil the educational, social, emotional, physical and spiritual needs of all our children. Successful partnerships with parents, staff, governors, clergy, and parishioners help us to ensure that the children in our care feel valued and secure, and make the best possible start to their school life. Our school has a strong Catholic ethos and our community is shaped by our faith and values. It is within this context, that the growth and development of our children takes place. Our partnership with the parents is strong and we actively encourage close co-operation between home and school as we value and build on the experience and knowledge which pupils bring from their home lives. Every child is welcomed and valued as a unique member of God's family and all staff are dedicated to providing a stimulating, nurturing and exciting environment. We offer a broad and balanced curriculum enriched with visitors, educational trips, events and activities to inspire in each child a joy for learning. This VLE will give you many additional activities, linked to the work in class, and we hope you will take the opportunity to enjoy them together with your family. We are blessed to have the Friends of St Patrick’s, our Parents' Association who not only raise funds for the school, but also provide fantastic social events for our community throughout the school year. The safeguarding of all our children is paramount and we work hard to ensure that we know our children and their families well. We have robust safeguarding procedures and 4 Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSLs).




1 Cashmore Avenue

Leamington Spa

CV31 3EU

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Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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