Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship - Full-time

LAT Apprenticeships, Strood

  • Ref:MED886-123-1S
  • Posted:17/05/2024
  • Pay: £16,000 per annum (Actual salary)
  • Start Date:September
  • App Close Date:23/07/2024 at 09:00
  • Interviews:21st June


Charlton Park Academy is a Special Academy for students with complex, low incidence special educational needs. As a Teaching Assistant Apprentice you will;

Receive training bespoke to the setting.
Develop an understanding of how to actively support the class teacher.
Build confidence supporting SEN.
Contribute to planning, class activities and team meetings.
Access to an in-school mentor.
Fantastic CPD opportunities and in-house training

Specific Duties Include:

  • Support children’s learning through play.
  • Help plan, adapt, and organise learning activities for children according to their needs under the direction of the class teacher.
  • Deliver learning activities for individuals and groups of pupils under the professional direction and supervision of the class teacher.
  • Support pupils’ social and emotional well-being, recognising signs of distress in children and offering reassurance, and reporting problems to the teacher as appropriate.
  • Promote the pupils’ inclusion within the school, their independence skills in communication, learning and social skills.
  • Carry out administrative duties, such as preparing and clearing up learning space and resources, including photocopying, filing, display making and presentation of pupil’s work, and contribute to maintaining a safe environment.
  • Responding to individual needs by personalising resources for an individual or a small group.
    Support the teacher in managing disruptive and challenging behaviour in line with Charlton Park Academy’s Behaviour Management Policy and promote positive behaviour around the school.
  • Assist in the management and administration of medication and medical intervention. (Training will be provided)
  • Assist pupils with eating, dressing, and hygiene, as required, whilst encouraging independence.

Delivered by: LAT Apprenticeships

Location: Charlton, London

Duration: 22 Months (Including 3 months for the End-Point Assessment)

Working hours: Monday-Friday 8.30am-4.30pm. Term-time only. 40 hours per week.

(Post is for 5 days per week, 38 weeks term time, plus 5 days INSET and plus 5 additional training days).

Start date: September 2024

Type: Level 3 Apprenticeship

Key Requirements:

Residency in the UK for the past 3 years and eligibility to work in the UK.
Aged 16 or above.
Achieved a C/4 at Maths and English GCSE or the Level 2 Functional Skills Equivalent.
Charlton Park Academy Trust’s aim is to become the Employer of Choice and to support staff by developing their career within our specialist area.

All applications shortlisted by Safer recruitment authorised staff and will be subject to suitability checks to ensure that all suitable candidates employed are subject to enhanced DBS and safeguarding checks in regards of working with vulnerable children and young adults. All applicants will have social media screening and all and any convictions must be declared at the application stage.

LAT Apprenticeships is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all individuals regardless of their background, and we encourage diversity and inclusion in our workplace.


Information about the school

LAT Apprenticeships are specialists in Education Apprenticeships. By offering an apprenticeship you can ensure that the skills developed are matched to your schools current and future needs, helping to fill any skills gaps and allowing you to source future staff and leaders from within. For a school, apprenticeships are a great way to construct a skilled and motivated workforce and allow you to build a future talent pipeline, skilled in your educational environment.

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.