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Apprentice Teaching Assistant

New Bridge School (KE)
New Bridge Multi Academy Trust (MAT) is a cluster of organisations that work together to create appropriate and high quality individual pathways for over 700 young people with Special Educational Needs. The role involves supporting teaching and learning activities in and outside the classroom.

New Bridge School (KE) - Employer

The New Bridge Group caters for students with learning difficulties aged 4 – 25. Our core values lie at the heart of our school community and are understood by everyone.



18 Months

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Job Summary

New Vacancy
Education & Training
New Bridge School (KE)

Detailed Job Description

We are looking to appoint Teaching Assistant Apprentices to join our team to provide valuable, practical assistance to class teachers in both the classroom and in extracurricular activities.

The successful candidate will be able to communicate effectively with people at all levels. We are looking for a reliable, flexible individual who has a passion working in schools. Candidates should be passionate about working with children and have a real desire to improve standards of learning in school.

  • General Teaching Assistant Duties
  • Support pupils 1-1
  • Role Specific Duties
  • Varying Specialities
  • Support IT Class Teachers
  • Prepare Classroom for lessons
  • Support Lessons, including small groups
  • Develop pupils attainment
  • To work under guidance of SENCO, curriculum leader, class teacher is planning and implementation of work programs for pupils with additional needs.
  • Undertake Basic Record Keeping.
  • Ensure classrooms are kept safe condition for learning.
  • Maintain and arrange orderly and secure storage of resources

**PLEASE NOTE** applicants must fulfil certain criteria in order to be eligible for apprenticeship training.

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

No formal qualifications are required.

Skills required

No formal experience is necessary; however previous relevant experience would be advantageous. Applicants must be able to demonstrate a keen interest in supporting teaching and learning and specifically within the special needs sector.

Personal Qualities

New Bridge School would like candidates to have a passion for working in schools. A willingness to get involved in all aspects of school life and to learn new skills. In addition candidates need to be:

  • Personable
  • Punctual
  • Reliable
  • Hard-Working
  • Courteous
  • Show empathy towards young people with special educational needs and disabilities.

Future prospects

The New Bridge Group is looking for candidates who are serious about a career in education and is willing to support successful apprentices on their career journey in the education sector.

Additional Information

Training provided

Candidates will be required to undertake 1 paid education day per month at school. Candidates will also have 3 more contacts per month with their tutor through a variety of mediums including – observations, webinars, phone calls, review meetings and distance learning.

  • Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools.
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICT
  • Employee Rights & Responsibilities

Aspire Education Academy - Learning Provider

For more information about this vacancy please contact the provider Aspire Education Academy on 0161 705 4300 or email: (Ref ID:76995)
Aspire Education Academy

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