Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship - Baskerville School INSPIRE ATA LIMITED

A Teaching Assistant will work under the direction and supervision of a class teacher to assist with teaching and learning and associated activities in accordance with school policies and procedures. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to earn a salary and gain a level 3 qualification.

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Closing date: 17 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 to Friday. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday: 08:45 - 15:45. Wednesday: 08:45 - 16.00. Friday: 08:45 - 15:30 (role is term time only - 39 Weeks a year, but study will be required all year around).

    Total hours per week: 32.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    20 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    5 available

What you will do in your working day

Support for Pupils

  • Support the activities of individuals or groups of children. Participate in the education of children, including contributing to their health and well-being
  • Support children with special needs (if appropriate to the focus of the role)
  • Sensory and/or physical impairment
  • Cognition or learning difficulties
  • Behavioural, emotional and social development needs
  • Communication and interaction difficulties
  • Dealing with the personal care needs of children where appropriate in line with the guidance of the local authority
  • Support for Gifted and Talented pupils
  • Support for the teacher(s)

Provide support for learning activities by

  • Supporting the teacher in the planning and evaluation of learning activities
  • Supporting the delivery of learning activities
  • Support in organising effective learning environments and maintaining appropriate records
  • Support literacy and numeracy activities in the classroom
  • Support the maintenance of pupil safety and security

Contribute to the management of pupil behaviour by

  • Promoting school policies with regard to pupil behaviour
  • Supporting the implementation of strategies to manage pupil behaviour
  • Undertake routine marking in line with school policy
  • Provide clerical/admin. support, e.g., photocopying, collecting money, administer coursework.
  • Support for the school

Provide support to colleagues

  • Develop own effectiveness in a support role
  • Support for the curriculum
  • Support the use of information and communication technology in the classroom
  • Work as required across the curriculum and in all Key Stages within the school as appropriate to their training and experience

General responsibilities and duties

  • Individuals have a responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people he/she is responsible for or comes into contact with
  • To ensure their tasks are carried out with due regard to Health and Safety
  • To participate in appropriate professional development including adhering to the principle of performance management
  • To adhere to the ethos of the school
  • To promote the agreed vision and aims of the school
  • To set an example of personal integrity and professionalism
  • Attendance at appropriate staff meetings and parents’ evenings within working hours
  • Any other duties as commensurate within the grade and nature of the post in order to ensure the smooth running of the school

The training you will be getting

  • Working towards your Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification (all learning is delivered online/ remote).
    Training Provider: LMP Education (rated 8th best UK training provider).

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, IT skills, Attention to detail, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative


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 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.




Fellows Lane


B17 9TS

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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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