Teaching Assistant Apprentice - Northgate Academy DJANOGLY LEARNING TRUST

Djanogly Northgate Academy have an exciting opportunity, we are looking to appoint enthusiastic, pro-active and well-motivated people for the position of Apprentice Teaching Assistant.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 15 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary based on term time working 39 weeks (£14,706 per annum FTE for year 1 followed by an increase in year 2)

  • Working week

    Monday – Friday, 8.15am – 4.15pm with a 45 min lunch

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

We are looking for an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant Apprentice to join our team.  We need someone to work with children across the early years team. We need ambitious and driven candidates with a passion for helping children learn effectively. Everyone who visits our academies comments on the calm atmosphere, the enthusiasm our children have for learning and the great sense of team amongst staff and children alike.  In our Trust we value every individual and put our children at the heart of everything we do.

The Successful Candidates Will:

  • Support in preparing the classroom and resources for learning
  • Be creative and have a passion for working with children
  • Motivate and inspire children to learn
  • Have an approachable and confident manner, able to communicate with a wide variety of people including our children.
  • Be able to promote a positive ethos and be a role model to our children
  • Have the confidence to support our children in a 1:1 situation, in the classroom and in small groups
  • Be able to work on their own initiative as well as part of a team
  • Have a willingness to learn and commit to their apprenticeship
  • Foster the participation of pupils in the social and academic processes of the academy
  • Contribute to the wider team in its aim to raise standards of achievement for all pupils
  • Support pupils to become more independent learners

The training you will be getting

  • Teaching Assistant Level 3 - https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/teaching-assistant-v1-1
  • Delivery of training to be confirmed
  • You will undertake an apprenticeship which will be supported by the Trust and is a key part of your duties.   You will be given paid time off to study and undertake assessments.  

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Potential opportunity for a permanent role within Djanogly Northgate Academy following successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Non judgemental, Patience, Adapt to change, Willingness to learn new skill


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9 - 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Math (Grade 9 - 4) Essential

Things to consider

What we can offer you: A culture of trust, where all contributions are recognised and respected A skilled senior leadership team with a strong ethos of mutual support and challenge Children who engage well and want to learn An embedded whole trust commitment to professional development A skilled and experienced central service team who proactively support our academies, enabling educationalists to focus on our core purpose – teaching and learning A real commitment to work-life balance – we remember we are human beings first and educators second Great Trust benefits including: free parking, company paid healthcare, travel discounts and excellent training and development opportunities Extra Info: Candidate must be able to travel to the workplace and college according to working hours. Please note that anyone under the age of 18 will only work a maximum of 40 hours per week. Any role which exceeds these hours on advert will be amended accordingly to fall in line with the legislation. Please note that if the successful applicant is found prior to the closing date the vacancy maybe withdrawn early.

About the employer

Djanogly Northgate Academy places every pupil at the heart of every decision made. We ensure that our staff, parents and governors feel included and informed and very much part of school life. We place great emphasis on valuing the contribution of everyone at Northgate and work hard to foster as sense of belonging, community and mutual respect. Everyone is valued and listened to and everyone has a role to play. Every member of the school community is fully committed to making a difference in the lives of every child who attends Northgate.




Suez St

New Basford



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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

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 15 Jul 2024