Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship INSPIRE ATA LIMITED

Our Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship offers hands-on experience supporting educators in classrooms. Gain practical skills, mentorship, and a recognised qualification while making a positive impact on students' learning journeys. Start your rewarding career in education today!

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Closing date: 18 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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 – Friday, between 8am-4pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    37 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    14 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To help advance student learning in a range of classroom settings as needed
  • To provide appropriate in-class support of SEND students
  • To provide 1:1 support to targeted high needs students as directed
  • To work proactively with the SEND department and teaching staff to promote the inclusion of students so that they have equal access to learning opportunities
  • To document any meetings, behavioral or other significant issues on SIMS and in student files
  • To assist the students with physical needs as appropriate and agreed
  • To provide support for students, in particular those on the SEND/AEN register, as directed by the Flex/SEND Coordinator
  • To work with the subject teachers, under the direction of the Flex/SEND Coordinator, to determine how best to support students in class
  • To coordinate a lunchtime club, suitable for vulnerable students, in the Flexible Learning Centre
  • To support with exams and transition as required
  • To attend and take part in other events, such as; rolling programmes; academic review days; parents’ evenings and others as appropriate
  • To produce timely, accurate and appropriate records of support provided and ensure necessary information are updated on SIMs
  • To provide feedback to the Flex/SEND Coordinator regarding student progress and effectiveness of support
  • In addition, any other duties deemed appropriate by the Principal

The training you will be getting

  • Qualification: Level 3 Teaching Assistant
  • Training Provider: LMP Education (Rated 8th best apprentice provider in UK)!
  • Training to be provided online

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

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

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Analytical skills, Team working


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

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.




Mill Lane


Waltham Cross


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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


Owen MacKinnon


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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