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This accredited Teaching Assistant course is designed to provide learners with the skills to support the learning process and fast track their career as a teaching professional by preparing them for the role.
Teaching assistants are required to provide support to teachers in planning classroom activities, organising learning material and maintaining a positive learning environment. In this course, you will learn about the qualities and skills needed to be successful in this profession, as well as how to support children with special educational needs.
Through case studies and audio-visual material, you will deepen your understanding of the role and responsibilities of a Teaching Assistant, as well as schools as organisations, the UK school system, and the National Curriculum. You will learn a range of skills, from child safeguarding and first aid to relationship-building and classroom management.
By the end of the course, learners will be able to:
- Identify the required characteristics and skills of a Teaching Assistant
- Assist learning and teaching in the classroom by supporting the learning process
- Understand the role of schools as an organisation and the UK school system
- Demonstrate knowledge of the National Curriculum and teaching policies
- Use a wide range of assessment and planning strategies in a classroom setting
- Take control in the case of a first aid incident and safeguard children’s wellbeing
- Plan learning activities that implement literacy, numeracy and ICT development
- Provide SEN learning support to children with autism, ADHD and dyslexia
- Build positive working relationships with pupils and their parents/family
- Understand the career prospects for a Teaching Assistant in the UK
Key Features of Teaching Assistant
Our trusted, high quality and affordable online courses are designed to train individuals to become experts in their field.
- CPD accredited, quality training
- Instant e-certificate and hard copy dispatch by next working day
- Fully online, interactive course with audio voiceover
- Developed by qualified safeguarding professionals
- Self-paced laptop/tablet/smartphone-friendly learning
- 24/7 Learning support and assistance
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Free Coronavirus (COVID-19) Awareness Course
- Demonstrate knowledge of how COVID-19 emerged
- Understand how COVID-19 spreads and how to prevent it from spreading
- Identify the symptoms of COVID-19 and which groups of individuals are most at risk
- Comply with government health guidelines and maintain excellent hygiene
Module 01: Teaching Assistant Overview
In module one, we will learn about the role and responsibilities of a Teaching Assistant, including the ideal characteristics and skills required for this profession.
Module 02: Professional Developments for a Teaching Assistant
In module two, we will explore the ways in which Teaching Assistants can support the learning process and what type of developments are required for a TA in their professional life. It covers mandatory professional practice and practical support for colleagues.
Module 03: Working with the School and its Policies
In module three, we will deepen our understanding of the role of schools as organisations, the UK school system, the National Curriculum, and the structure of the school year. It also provides an in-depth overview of teaching policies.
Module 04: Discussion on Curriculum, Assessment and Monitoring
In module four, we will learn a range of planning and assessment strategies, covering key topics such as monitoring, feedback, recording and performance reviews. We will also sharpen our organisation and time management skills.
Module 05: Providing the Best Learning Environment
In module five, we will take a look at what constitutes a safe working environment, with guidance on first aid procedures, child safeguarding and the school learning environment as a whole.
Module 06: Learn to Implement ICT, Literacy and Numeracy Development Process as a Teaching Assistant
In module six, we will learn how to promote ICT, literacy and numeracy development through engaging classroom activities. It includes essential information on teaching on the first day of class and implementing ICT equipment.
Module 07: Child Development and the SEN Support
In module seven, we will develop our understanding of the key stages of child development and special educational needs, with guidance on how to create an equal, diverse and inclusive learning environment.
Module 08: Understanding Behaviour & Relationships as a Teaching Assistant
In module eight, we will learn through case studies on how good teaching influences good behaviour and explore the factors that influence behaviour in a classroom environment.
Module 09: Experienced Teaching Assistants Maintain Strong Communications with The Students
In module nine, we will look at techniques for enhancing communication with students, such as NLP and de-escalation. It also covers disciplinary procedures, works discussion groups and emotional/behavioural difficulties.
Module 10: Career Prospects for Teaching Assistant in the UK
In this final module, we will explore the key elements underpinning a professional framework for Teaching Assistants, training and qualifications required for the role, and how to become a teacher after working as a Teaching Assistant.
All of our courses are fully accredited. The content of the Workplace First Aid Training course is certified by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to the continuous professional development principles. This course provides you with up-to-date skills and knowledge and helping you to become more competent and effective in your chosen field.
Once you’ve successfully completed your course, you will immediately be sent a digital certificate. Also, you can have your printed certificate delivered by post (shipping cost £3.99). Our certifications have no expiry dates, although we do recommend that you renew them every 12 months.
Who is this course for?
This comprehensive training course is ideal for aspiring professionals and those who are new to teaching. It includes the following professions:
- Teaching Assistant
- SEN Teaching Assistant
- Primary School Teacher
- EYFS Teacher
- Nursery Nurse
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Nazreen Aslam asked:
How much time do I have to complete the course?
Hello Nazreen, Thank you for your question. The total course duration is 05 hours if you wish to complete it at one sitting. However, once you purchase the course, you will have lifetime access to the course. So, you can complete the course at your own pace.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.