Learning Support Assistant Apprenticeship INSPIRE ATA LIMITED

Trafalgar School is a vibrant learning community where every member of staff understands the difference that they can make to our students’ outcomes. We expect all staff to be actively involved in the personal development of our young people and to show full commitment to their own and the school’s professional development.

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Closing date: 01 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,316.80 to £18,441.28

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    Monday - Wednesday 08:30am - 3:30pm Thursday - Friday 08:30am - 3:45pm

    Total hours per week: 31

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    10 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To support the learning and wellbeing of our students through appropriate interventions to empower them
    to be able to raise their own achievement and academic progress.
  • To deliver interventions to identified students on 1:1 basis or in small groups which support progress.
  • To support the learning environment of the school by challenging students appropriately, providing
    mentoring and guidance as required.
  • To attend planning or review meetings and contribute to the reports for students receiving interventions,
    as appropriate.
  • To be able to prioritise own work, show initiative and be flexible in working across all areas of intervention.
  • To offer specialism in at least 2 of the following areas of intervention provision:
    • Learning Needs
    • Physical Needs
    • Emotional Needs
    • Inclusion

The training you will be getting

  • Working towards your Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification. (All learning is delivered online/ remote)
  • Functional Skills in maths and English, if required
  • Training Provider: SCCU

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Full-time role to be considered upon completion of the apprenticeship. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience


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

About the employer

Inspire ATA is an official Flexi-Job Apprenticeship Agency, licenced by the Department for Education. Currently ranked 2nd in the Rate My Apprenticeship Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers in the UK Award 2023-2024. Inspire ATA specialises in creating apprenticeship opportunities, where we recruit and employ the apprentice on behalf of our host clients, enabling us to offer additional support and a better experience for both the apprentice and the client as the experts in the industry. We arrange the most suitable and appropriate apprenticeship training from one of our partnered training providers. If you are successful in securing an apprenticeship with Inspire ATA, it is important to understand that Inspire ATA will be your employer and the apprenticeship placement will be a separate organisation that simply hosts you as an apprentice. As a Flexi-Job Apprenticeship Agency, Inspire ATA performs an important role in developing the UK labour market and it is our responsibility to ensure that talent is recognised, developed, and matched with business needs, whatever the background of the individual, irrespective of gender, race, disability, age, religion or belief, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity and gender reassignment. We are proud of the diverse nature of our business and work with clients to ensure that all candidates are treated with courtesy and respect.




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Paul Cox-Vinell


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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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