Teaching Assistant Level 3 Apprenticeship - Chadsgrove INSPIRE ATA LIMITED

We are looking for an enthusiastic and hard-working individual to join Chadsgrove’s team. As a Teaching Assistant Apprentice, you will gain many new skills to help you develop throughout the apprenticeship. Duties of a Teaching Assistant at Chadsgrove will vary but consist of supporting teaching activities in the classroom and assisting with the changing and personal care requirements of some of the pupils.

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Closing date: 18 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Increases to NMW after 12 months

    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 08:45 to 15:45

    Total hours per week: 32.5

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    04 Jul 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What you will do in your working day

The duties of a Teaching Assistant at Chadsgrove will vary but consist of supporting teaching activities in the classroom and assisting with the changing and personal care requirements of some of the pupils.

The work can often involve lifting pupils and candidates need to be physically fit and capable of working co-operatively within a multi-disciplinary team.

Your day-to-day duties will include:

  • To support the classroom teacher with their responsibility for the development and education process by providing care and supervision skills to children, including those who have special physical, emotional and educational needs, by utilising a good standard of practical knowledge and skills
  • Under the direction and control of the classroom teacher or designated supervisor
  • Supervise the activities of individuals or groups of children to ensure their safety and facilitate their physical and emotional development
  • Undertake those activities necessary to meet the physical and emotional needs of individuals and groups of children, including pupils with educational, physical or emotional special needs
  • To monitor individual pupil's problems, progress, achievements and condition and report these to the designated supervisor as appropriate
  • Actively engage in the pre-determined educational activities and work programmes at a basic level and to assist in personal and individual development of individuals or groups of pupils
  • Use specialist skills to undertake those activities necessary to meet the physical and emotional needs of pupils
  • To monitor and report individual children's progress, achievements, problems and developmental needs to the classroom teacher or designated supervisor as appropriate
  • Assist the classroom teacher in the planning of work programmes for individuals and groups of children
  • To undertake training to administer medication to pupils as required

The training you will be getting

Apprenticeship Details - 16 months expected duration to complete, working towards your Level 3 Teaching Assistant SEND pathway Qualification. (All learning is delivered online/remote). 

Functional skills in maths and English (if required).

Training Provider: LMP Education (rated 8th best UK training provider).

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Completion of a level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification and hopefully permanent position.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or above (Level 2)) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or above (Level 2)) 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. 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.




Meadow Road



B61 0JL

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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


Charlie Seaman


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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