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- Course type Distance learning course
- Duration 180 Hours, Part-time
This course is designed for people who either are, or wish to become, a teaching assistant.
Teaching assistants carry out a range of practical and administrative tasks, and work under the direction of the class teacher in the supervision and support of pupils' learning. In doing this they are helping to make more time available for the teacher to teach.
Classroom assistants work under the direction and supervision of teachers in order to help promote effective learning and teaching. They carry out tasks delegated to them by teachers and refer back to teachers on issues requiring professional expertise.
The teaching assistant is able to contribute in four main areas;
- supporting the pupil
- supporting the school
- supporting the curriculum
- supporting the teacher
Throughout the course will you will complete 9 modules:
• Supporting the Teacher
• Supporting the Pupil
• Supporting the Curriculum
• Supporting the School
• Supporting ICT in the Classroom
• Supporting Pupils with Special Education Needs
• Supporting Literacy Development
• Supporting Numeracy Development
• Working with Others
On completion of your course, you will receive these qualifications:
Qualification:Teaching Assistant Diploma
Teaching Assistant Diploma issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, entitling you to use the letters SAC Dip after your name.
Qualification:Level 3 Teaching Assistant Award
At the end of this course successful learners will also receive a level 3 NCFE Award certificate of achievement. That means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to level 3 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland (in which case GCSE's are at levels 1 and 2 and A Levels are at level 3).
This award has been designed by Stonebridge Associated Colleges to meet specific learners' or employers' requirements.
Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that this learning programme has been scrutinised and approved by an independent panel of experienced educational professionals and is quality audited biannually by NCFE.
As well as a rewarding career, the starting salary for a Teaching Assistant ranges from around £11,000 to £16,000. A Higher Level Teaching Assistant could earn up to £18,000 a year. A fully-qualified FE Teacher can earn between £22,000 and £33,000 a year.