The title ‘Teaching Assistant’ is a general title given to Classroom Assistants, Learning Support Assistants and Special Needs Assistants within a school setting. Teaching Assistants work with teachers in classrooms within Primary, Special and Secondary schools supporting the child’s learning. Some may have a general support role while others will have specific responsibilities for an individual child or age group.
This course is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills needed when working directly with children and young people in a school setting. The course covers 11 units including children and young people’s development, inclusive practice and communication and professional relationships.
On completion of the course you will be able to:
5 GCSE’s grade A to C including English Language and ideally Maths plus a minimum of one year’s relevant primary experience.
The course is internally assessed using a range of methods such as:
Those Learners who are aged 24+ will be eligible to apply for a Student Loan.