Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship - Capella Primary School INSPIRE ATA LIMITED

If you love to support young people and make a difference, this is your chance to take your first steps into the classroom. The successful apprentice teaching assistant will inspire students with additional needs. Supporting the class teacher to enhance pupils’ learning.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 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 (hours to be confirmed).

    Total hours per week: 32.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    30 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Assist the teachers to prepare the classrooms and clear up after use keeping the classroom in good order
  • In conjunction with the teacher to proactively provide challenging learning opportunities
  • To help with the planning, preparing, monitoring and assessing of the learning activities
  • To implement strategies for teaching and learning differentiated to differing groups and pupils
  • To be familiar with pupil’s individual targets, EHCP outcomes and individual lesson plans
  • To use initiative and proactively facilitate the progress, integration and inclusion of pupils
  • To supervise pupils at breaks and lunch
  • To accompany pupils on trips and outside learning
  • Ensure the safety of pupils, staff and self using Team Teach
  • Support pupils during integration opportunities or work experience placements
  • Provide general admin support to the teacher
  • In collaboration with the class teacher liaise with parents and other professionals, maintaining a professional approach at all times
  • To be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of pupils
  • To provide support for pupils' emotional and social development by encouraging and modelling positive relationships
  • To use ICT to support the teaching and preparing of resources
  • To follow the schools behaviour policy to support pupils
  • Following school procedures to attend to pupil’s social, health, physical, behavioural and medical needs in accordance with individual pupils plans
  • Be aware of key school policies and procedures, especially the Health and Safety and Safeguarding Policies, reporting concerns to the appropriate person
  • Respect the confidentiality of pupil information and respond sensitively to pupils' needs
  • To proactively improve your own practice through observation, training and discussion
  • All staff to work towards the school development objectives promoting a mutually respectful professional and positive school environment

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

You will work towards your Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification.
Support and guidance of mentors in the workplace (Capella Primary School).

Training provider (LMP Education) typically completing online training modules / classes 1 day per week around working hours, with an LMP tutor.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

For the successful candidate, there is the possibility of ongoing employment upon completion of the relevant qualification.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4 or Level 2 equivalent) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4 or Level 2 equivalent) Desired

Things to consider

Pre-employment checks Please be aware that upon a successful offer of employment the company completes digitalised right-to-work checks and DBS applications via an external provider - Vetting.Com. The company also completes an internal online social media search, in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance.

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". You should be aware that Capella Primary School is a host employer, and you will not be employed by them, you will be employed by Inspire ATA.




Amyand Park House

60 Amyand Park Road




Kirsty Haden-Collier


07927 565834

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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