Gosberton House Academy Apprentice Teaching Assistant


Spalding, PE11 4EW

Closes in 7 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 3 July 2024


Gosberton House Academy is an outstanding specialist school for primary-aged pupils with Autism and additional learning needs. You should have an interest in primary education and be caring and enthusiastic. Duties include supporting the development of self-help skills, teaching & learning, resource preparation & social learning activities.

Annual wage

Minimum wage rates (opens in new tab)

The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Teaching assistant (level 3)
Monday to Friday, 8.30am - 4.00pm. 39 weeks per year.

35 hours a week

Possible start date

Sunday 1 September


1 Year 6 Months

Positions available



As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • Level 3 Apprenticeship standard in Teaching Assistant
  • The training will be based at Gosberton House Academy with the assessor visiting you on site every 4-6 weeks
  • Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification upon successful completion of the apprenticeship
  • Functional Skills in English and maths if required

Where you’ll work

Gosberton House Academy

Westhorpe Road



PE11 4EW


An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation


Your training course

Teaching assistant (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Apply strategies to support and encourage the development of independent learners.
  • Adapt communication strategies for the audience and context.
  • Apply behaviour management strategies in line with organisational policy.
  • Adapt resources to support all learners.
  • Communicate with teachers to ensure clarity of the TA’s role.
  • Apply teaching strategies to deliver learning activities or interventions.
  • Build relationships with learners, teachers, other professionals and stakeholders.
  • Comply with legislation, guidance, and procedures for Prevent, safeguarding and health & safety.
  • Support the well-being and mental health of learners.
  • Observe, record, and report on learners in line with organisational procedures.
  • Apply methods of formative assessment.
  • Use up to date technology safely, to support learning.
  • Encourage safe use of technology by learners.
  • Adapt teaching strategies to support all learners (for example, scaffolding, open questioning).
  • Identify and respond to pastoral and academic behaviours in learners.
  • Provide feedback to learners.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.


    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade 4)
    • Maths (grade 4)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.


    • Communication skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Customer care skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Administrative skills
    • Logical
    • Team working
    • Creative
    • Initiative
    • Non judgemental
    • Patience
    • Physical fitness

    Other requirements

    According to our children, GHA is “brilliant”, and our staff say they work at GHA primarily because of the children – seeing them learn, celebrating their achievements with them and supporting them to meet their goals.

    About this company

    Gosberton House Academy is an outstanding specialist school for primary-aged pupils with Autism and/or additional learning needs.

    https://www.gosberton-house.lincs.sch.uk/ (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    • Roles as learning support assistants, teaching assistants or senior teaching assistants

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:



    01406 423042

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000261530.

    Apply now

    Closes in 7 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

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