Manorfield Primary School - Teaching Assistant Apprentice INSPIRE ATA LIMITED

The role of Teaching Assistant is to support the class teacher to enhance pupils’ learning either in groups or individually, ensuring pupils understand the work set, know their learning objectives and stay on task in order to make progress. Promoting self-belief, social inclusion and a high self-esteem play an integral part to pupils’ well-being.

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Closing date: 09 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    *Benefits* Eligible for an NUS card for discounts in shops and restaurants, Eligible for an apprenticeship oyster card, Automatic rise in pay after 1 year, Prizes and vouchers to be won (apprentice of the month), Paid twice a month

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 3.30pm

    Total hours per week: 32.5

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    10 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    7 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.

Duties will include:

  • Regularly working directly with children in a one-to-one capacity
  • Supporting the teacher and helping pupils with the understanding of the work the teacher has supplied
  • Working closely with teachers to ensure own contribution aligns with the teaching
  • Planning sessions and think about learning objectives for children with a variety of needs
  • Delivering/leading teaching within clearly defined/planned parameters using initiative, sensitivity and understanding
  • Raising standards of achievement for key pupils-        Encouraging pupils to become more independent learners
  • Providing support for their emotional, social, and physical welfare
  • Assisting in areas of specific weakness, such as speech and language or writing tasks
  • Attending to pupils’ personal care when needed and health needs
  • Supporting the inclusion of pupils in all aspects of school life
  • Working 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
  • Contributing to a range of assessment processes and use information effectively for example: written records
  • Using specific feedback to help pupils make progress
  • Applying good subject knowledge to support accurate assessment

All other such duties as required commensurate with the role.

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

Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Apprenticeship Standard:

This training programme focuses on developing classroom delivery and work within schools. The Diploma aims to grow your existing skillset in the following key areas:

  • Increased mastery of the critical stages of child and adolescent development
  • Enhance understanding of the types of influences that can affect this development
  • Become fully adept in supporting teachers with the planning of activities, as well as creating own activity plans
  • Evaluation of personal performance in relation to supporting literacy, numeracy, and ICT
  • Amplify knowledge of safeguarding, and emergency procedures
  • Understand legislation with regard to confidentiality, data protection, and information sharing

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Potential for a full time position to be offered upon completion of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


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

Things to consider

- Safeguarding, Prevent, and Equal Opportunities: Let Me Play, LMP Education and Inspire ATA are committed to anti-discrimination and equal opportunities for all. We are equally committed to safer recruitment policies, safeguarding, the prevent duty and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. To achieve our commitment, we will ensure continuous development and improvement of robust safeguarding processes and procedures that promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our staff and volunteers The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): minimum-wage-rates · Inspire ATA Limited is acting as an apprentice training agency (ATA) 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

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".




Wyvis Street


E14 6QD

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Training provider




Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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