Kisharon Noe School - Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship INSPIRE ATA LIMITED

Kisharon Noe School are seeking a Teaching Assistant Apprentice to learn and work towards achieving a Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification. This role can involve supervising the whole class, groups or individuals, maintaining good order and implementing agreed programmes of work

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Pay increase after 12 months

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    09 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    5 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Support for pupils and teaching staff
  • Establish good relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and being aware of and responding appropriately to individual needs
  • Attend to pupils’ personal needs including social, health, physical, hygiene, first aid and welfare matters
  • Supervise and support pupils, ensuring their safety and access to learning
  • Use specialist knowledge and experience to support pupils to learn in line with their individual learning plans or targets
  • Provide feedback to pupils in relation to progress, achievement, behaviour and attendance
  • Encourage pupils to interact and work cooperatively and employ strategies to recognise and reward achievement of self-reliance 
  • Develop 1:1 mentoring relationships with pupils and provide appropriate support at times of crisis
  • Support for the Curriculum
  • Support pupils to access the curriculum including, in particular, reading and ICT
  • Implement agreed learning activities and programmes according to pupils’ needs
  • Determine the need for, prepare and maintain equipment and resources
  • Monitor and arrange orderly and secure storage as supplied
  • Operate and maintain everyday equipment in accordance with instructions, undertaking simple repairs and reporting damage
  • Plan and lead activities, under the direction of the classroom teacher
  • Lead on a curriculum/subject area, helping to prepare resources
  • Establish constructive relationships and communicate with other professionals to support the progress of pupils
  • Be aware of and support differences and ensure all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop
  • Attend and participate in relevant meetings and training as required
  • Assist with the supervision of pupils on visits, trips and out of school activities as required
  • Supervise pupils at lunch and break times
  • Be responsible for maintaining and updating records, information and data in line with school policies

Experience and Skills required; 

  • GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade A*-C/9-4 or equivalent)
  • Specific training in interventions/SEN/SEMH
  • Commitment to all CPD offered

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

  • Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship standard qualification 
  • Functional Skills in maths and English, if required
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
  • Becoming fully adept at supporting teachers with the planning of activities, as well as creating their own activity plans
  • Amplify knowledge of safeguarding and emergency procedures
  • Understanding legislation with regard to confidentiality, data protection, and information sharing

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Possible progression into full-time employment for the right applicant

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Caring


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

Things to consider

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. Please google the location prior to applying

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 Kisharon Noe School is a host employer, and you will not be employed by them, you will be employed by Inspire ATA.




54 Parson Street




Katie Munn


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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