Welcome to NAPTA

The National Association of Professional Teaching Assistants (NAPTA) is a membership organisation that works with schools and other education settings to realise the potential of support staff, whatever their role. It provides its members with a range of specialist services to help individuals develop as professionals and to deliver whole-school improvement.


Thousands of schools across the country have become members of NAPTA and enjoy a range of benefits, including resources and support to provide performance management and CPD for all support staff.

Free resources

As part of its commitment to developing support staff and supporting their managers, NAPTA also provides news, information and planning resources for support staff and their managers.

NAPTA, Chesterton Mill, French’s Road, Cambridge CB4 3NP — tel 01223 224930 — fax 01223 224934 — email