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Key Stage 1 and 2 Teaching Assistant

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Teaching Assistant potentials are in limited supply in the United Kingdom. Nonetheless, teaching assistant positions are the most in-demand in the education industry, with a total of 40,965 job advertisements available between June and September 2020, about double the amount of teacher positions. One of the primary causes of this scarcity is a scarcity of trained experts. In order to address the shortage, we are glad to promote the professional development of prospective learners and are pleased to provide a one-of-a-kind Key Stage 1 and 2 Teaching Assistant course.

This course will aid you in taking the initial step toward obtaining teaching assistant employment. It focuses on the professional growth of a TA as well as the principles of working with a school. You will learn how to use ICT, literacy, and numeracy development methods, as well as how to communicate successfully with pupils. You will also have a thorough understanding of the holistic approach of SEN programs to child development. The last module will present you with TA opportunities in the United Kingdom.

A big poll conducted earlier in 2022 discovered that, of all sorts of educational professionals, classroom support personnel were the most difficult to obtain in the previous year, with 45% of employers reporting difficulty recruiting teaching assistants. So, if you want to join this industry, now is the time. Enrol now and reap the benefits of this course later in your career.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Key Stage 1 and 2 Teaching Assistant course, you will be able to,

  • Learn about the tasks of teaching assistants and why professional development is essential for them.
  • Improve your ability to communicate effectively with students
  • Determine the elements that contribute to a healthy learning environment.
  • Ability to deal with special needs students in the classroom.
  • Understand a school's organisational framework and the educational system in the United Kingdom.
  • To contribute to the learning activities, carry out literacy, numeracy, and ICT projects in your class.
  • Learn about the training and qualifications that are available to help you advance your career as a TA.

Meet the Endorsement

The Quality Licence Scheme has been designed specifically to recognise high-quality courses. This Key Stage 1 and 2 Teaching Assistant course materials are recognised by Quality Licence Scheme (QLS). This ensures the deep research and quality resource allocation behind the development phase of the course. In addition, the QLS certificate enriches your CV and recognises your quality study on the relevant subject.

Meet the Accreditation

CPD Quality Standards (CPD QS) accreditation assure the Key Stage 1 and 2 Teaching Assistant course training and learning activities are relevant, reliable, and upto date.

Expert Support

Dedicated tutor support and 24/7 customer support are available to all students with this premium quality course.

This course will assist you to be a part of following expertise:

  • Teaching and Child Care
  • Initial Teacher
  • Primary & Secondary Teaching

Key Benefits

  • Learning materials of the Design course contain engaging voiceover and visual elements for your comfort.
  • Get 24/7 access to all content for a full year.
  • Each of our students gets full tutor support on weekdays (Monday to Friday)


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Course Curriculum

**Early Years Teaching**

  • Module 01: Introduction to EYFS
  • Module 02: Importance of Early Years in Development
  • Module 03: EYFS Teaching Techniques
  • Module 04: Working as an EYFS Teacher
  • Module 05: Promoting Learning and Development
  • Module 06: Children Having Special Education Needs or Disabilities
  • Module 07: Parents’ Guide to the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Module 08: Welfare Requirements
  • Module 09: The EYFS Educational Philosophies and Privileges
  • Module 10: Registration, Inspection, and Quality Improvement
  • Module 11: EYFS Framework in 2021

KS1 and KS2 Teaching Assistant

  • Primary Education in the UK
  • Responsibilities, Qualifications and Skills
  • Children with Special Educational Needs
  • National Curriculum in England
  • Types of Schools in the UK
  • Child Development
  • Moving to Key Stage 1 from EYFS
  • Starting at Key Stage 1
  • English Requirements at Key Stage 1
  • English Requirements at Key Stage 2
  • English Teaching Strategies
  • Mathematics for Key Stage 1
  • Mathematics for Lower Key Stage 2
  • Mathematics for Upper Key Stage 2
  • Strategies for Mathematics
  • Science for Key Stage 1
  • Science for Key Stage 2
  • Science Teaching Strategies
  • Geography and History Study Program
  • Geography and History Teaching Strategies
  • Other Primary Subjects for Key Stage 1
  • Other Primary Subjects for Key Stage 2

Course Assessment

To simplify the procedure of evaluation and accreditation for learners, we provide an automated assessment system. Upon completion of an online module, you will immediately be given access to a specifically crafted MCQ test. The results will be evaluated instantly, and the score will be displayed for your perusal. For each test, the pass mark will be set to 60%.

When all tests have been successfully passed, you will be able to order a certificate endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme.

Certificate of Achievement

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme

After successfully completing the Key Stage 1 and 2 Teaching Assistant course, learners will be able to order an endorsed certificate as proof of their achievement. Hardcopy of this certificate of achievement endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme can be ordered and received straight to your home by post, by paying

  • Within the UK: £129
  • International: £129 + £10 (postal charge) = £139

CPD Accredited Certification from One Education

After successfully completing this Key Stage 1 and 2 Teaching Assistant course, you will qualify for the CPD accredited certificate from One Education. Certification is available in both PDF & hardcopy format, which can be received by paying —

  • PDF Certificate: £9
  • Hardcopy Certificate (within the UK): £15
  • Hardcopy Certificate (international): £15 + £10 (postal charge) = £25

Who is this course for?

  • Anyone interested in becoming a teaching assistant in Key Stage 1 & 2.
  • Individuals seeking a career in early years education.
  • People with a passion for supporting the development of young children.
  • Those looking to work in primary schools, nurseries, or other educational settings.


This Key Stage 1 and 2 Teaching Assistant course is open to all, with no formal entry requirements.

Career path

This course is beneficial for the following careers-

  • Teaching Assistant (£13,000 - £24,000 per year)
  • Nursery Nurse (£16,000 - £21,000 per year)
  • Primary School Teacher (£25,000 - £40,000 per year)
  • Special Educational Needs Coordinator (£25,000 - £50,000 per year)
  • Early Years Practitioner (£16,000 - £22,000 per year)
  • Educational Psychologist (£24,000 - £50,000 per year)

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Sarah asked:

Is this course assignment based / exam at end of each module or are the modules videos


Dear Sarah, Thank you for contacting us. Learners are required to complete the assignment questions as part of their assessment for availing the Certificate. There will be no exams at each module. Stay Safe Stay Healthy.

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Didem asked:

Hello, Can I choose to buy the Endorsed Certificate of Achievement from the QLS some time after I complete the course?Is there a time frame for that?


Dear Didem, Thanks for your question. There is no time limit, you can order the certificate at your convenience. Thanks

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Didem asked:

Hello, Can I get information about the module in detail?I mean the headlines of each module so I can clearly understand what the course focuses on.TY


Dear Didem, Thanks for your question. Please check the course Description to find the course curriculum.

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Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At Reed Courses, courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on Reed Courses, many of which can be completed online.

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body's logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as Quality Licence Scheme and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.