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This Key Stage 1 and 2 Teaching Assistant course is endorsed by TQUK, an established Ofqual-regulated Awarding Organisation which assures your qualification is professional and recognised. This course is also accredited by CPD and 40 CPD points available without any further studies.
The purpose of this Key Stage 1 and 2 Teaching Assistant Course will the skills, enthusiasm and commitment to deliver outstanding intervention and will demonstrate and share best practice in improving pupil progress and attainment. You will be able to provide essential support to children and teachers. It teaches how to setting up equipment and helping to prepare the classroom for lessons, tidying up afterwards and helping with displays. You will be able to look after children’s pastoral needs, including dealing with playground accidents and caring for children who are upset. Learn how to help the teacher with their marking and record-keeping.
We’ve taken this comprehensive course and broken it down into several manageable modules which we believe will assist you to easily grasp each concept – from the fundamental to the most advanced aspects of the course. It really is a sure pathway to success.
Highlights of the Key Stage 1 and 2 Teaching Assistant Course:
- Explore what it takes to be a qualified Teaching Assistant and work with KS1 and KS2 in educational settings.
- Learn to support teachers and help children with their educational and social growth, both in and out of the classroom.
- Discover a broad range of teaching topics such as word level, spelling, phonics, alphabetical order, dictionary skills, synonyms and thesaurus work.
- Explain language extension, nouns, adjectives, writing basic sentences, grammatical structures, etc.
- Learn how to teach numbers and the number system, solving mathematical problems, measures, shape and space.
- Explain life processes and living things, materials and their properties, physical processes, and many more.
- Explore effective methods of teaching ICT, Art and Design, Geography, and History.
- Be able to help children who need extra support to complete tasks.
This course is designed with the following modules:
**Early Years Teaching**
Module 1: Introduction to EYFS Teaching and Early Years of Childhood Development
- The Importance of Education in Early Childhood
- Why is Education Important?
- Key Benefits of Early Childhood Education
Module 2: Working as an EYFS Teacher
- The Role of the Early Years Teacher
- Working with Young Children
Module 3: Understanding the EYFS Framework
- The Early Years Framework
- Understanding the EYFS Framework
Module 4: Promoting Learning and Development
- The Learning and Development Requirements
- The Early Learning Goals
Module 5: Curriculum for EYFS Teaching
- The EYFS Curriculum Design
- Learning and Teaching Through Play
Module 6: Methods for EYFS Teaching
- Teaching Methods
- Strategies for 21st Century Early Childhood Teachers
Module 7: Working with Children Having Special Education Needs or Disabilities (SEN/SEND)
- Understand Constructivism in the Classroom and Know Your Role as a Teacher
- SEN Code of Practice
Module 8: EYFS and Educational Philosophies and Exemptions to the EYFS
- Montessori and the EYFS
- The Montessori Approach
Module 9: Promoting Child Welfare in the Early Years
- Welfare Requirements Become Safeguarding and Welfare Requirements
- Staffing Roles and Responsibilities
Module 10: Finding Work as an EYFS Teacher
- Early Years Teacher
- Teaching Jobs: Where to Find Them and When to Apply
- How to write a Must-Read CV
**Key Stage 1 & 2 Teaching**
Module 11: Early Phonics & Alphabet, CV and Blends
- Early Phonics & Alphabet
Module 12: Vowel Phonemes and Other Phonics
- Vowel Phonemes
- Other Phonics
Module 13: Prefixes and Double Consonants
- Double Consonants
Module 14: Plurals, Compound Words and Common Words
- Compound Words
- Common Words
Module 15: Spelling
- Spelling and Rhyme
- Spelling Strategies
Module 16: Alphabetical Order and Dictionary Skills
- Alphabetical Order
- Dictionary Skills
Module 17: Synonyms & Thesaurus Work
Module 18: Proverbs and Idioms
- Metaphorical Expressions
Module 19: Noun, Adjectives, Verbs and Adverbs
- Nouns & Adjectives
Module 20: Writing Basic Sentences and Collective Nouns
- Writing Basic Sentences
- Collective Nouns
Module 21: Maths: General, Number and Number System
- Planning & Assessment
- Patterns & Number Sequences
- Ordering and Comparing Numbers
- Fractions, Decimals, and Percentages
- Properties of Numbers
- Place Value
- Rounding, Approximating & Estimating
- Ratio and Proportion
Module 22: Calculations
- Addition & Subtraction
- Doubling and Halving
- Using a Calculator
Module 23: Solving Problems
- Word & Real Life Problems
- Money Problems
Module 24: Measures, Shape & Space
- Length or Distance
- Capacity or Volume
- 2D Shapes
- Position and Direction
Module 25: Scientific Enquiry
- Investigative Skills
Module 26: Life Processes and Living Things
- Life Processes – Worksheets
- Humans and other Animals
- Green Plants
- Variation and Classification
- Living Things in Their Environment
Module 27: Properties of Materials and Physical Processes
- Grouping and Classifying Materials
- Changing Materials
- Rocks and Soils
- Separating Mixtures of Materials
- Forces and Motion
- Light and Sound
- The Earth and Beyond
Module 28: ICT
- Word Processing, DTP and Graphics
- CD-ROMS, Internet & Email
Module 29: Art & Design and Geography
- Art & Design
- Maps and Plans
- Local Studies & Contrasting UK Locality
- Transport, Weather & Tourism
- Mountains and Rivers
- Around the World
Module 30: History
- Famous People
- The Tudors
- Introduction to Teaching Phonics
- Phonics Basics
- Methods to Teach Phonics – Jolly Phonics
- How to Start with Phonics?
- Phonemic Awareness
- Teaching Children Word Families
- PHONICS, READING AND GPS
- A Glossary of Phonics Terms
- Year 1 Phonics Screening Check
- When Dyslexic Students Struggle with Phonics
Method of Assessment
To assess your learning, you have to participate in an automated multiple choice question exam. You have to score at least 60% to pass the exam and to qualify for TQUK endorsed and CPD accredited certificates. After passing the exam, you will be able to apply for a certificate.
In addition, to enhance the depth of your knowledge regarding the course and further assess your learning, you are advised to complete the assignment questions provided at the end of the course, which you can complete anytime you wish. After submitting the assignment, our expert tutor will assess your assignment and will give you feedback on your performance.
CPD Certification from One Education
After successfully completing the MCQ assessment, you will qualify for the CPD Certificate from One Education, as proof of your continued professional development. Certification is available in PDF format, at the cost of £9, or a hard copy can be sent to you via post, at the cost of £15.
Endorsed Certification from TQUK
Upon successful completion of the MCQ assessment, learners can order their TQUK Endorsed Certification by paying an accreditation fee of £59. International students will be required to pay an additional £10 postal charge.
Total Endorsed Certification Time
The demonstrated time is the estimated time that is expected to be taken by a learner to pursue all the learning outcomes of the course. The Total Qualification Time is comprised of the time a learner will take to cover all the course materials along with the quizzes and assignment completion.
Total Endorsed Certification time for this course is 320 hours.
Guided Learning Hours
The guided learning hours are made up of all real-time contact time and guidance of a learner by One Education. This is a self-paced online course. You will get 12 months access to our learning portal, so it can be studied in your own time at your own pace.
GLH for this Endorsed Certification is 45 hours.
Who is this course for?
Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited qualification attesting to your knowledge.
The Key Stage 1 and 2 Teaching Assistant Course is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.
Students Review on our Key Stage 1 and 2 Teaching Assistant Course:
Laila Ismail - Essex
I LEARNT SO MUCH!!
"INSIGHTFUL! VERY DETAILED! GIVES AN ACCURATE EXAMPLE OF EVERYTHING THAT SHOULD BE TAUGHT AT THIS LEVEL!"
New entrants to the profession in England, Wales and Northern Ireland start on the main salary scale, which rises incrementally from £23,720 to £35,008. Enhanced pay scales apply for teachers working in or near London.
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