You will learn about the role of the teaching assistant as part of a professional team in a school setting.
The course helps you to understand how the sector works as an organisation. You will develop your practical workplace skills in English, maths and ICT and how to support pupils to learn.
The programme contains an additional programme entitled “Understanding Challenging Behaviour” and we will be developing your skills to help you gain employment.
This course enables you to work as a Teaching Assistant or Special Educational Needs Assistant.
The course is assessed using a portfolio of evidence and includes observation of your practice in the workplace.
Beeston, Enfield, Seacroft, Park Lane, Horsforth Library, Printworks, Rothwell, Keighley
A clean enhanced DBS disclosure (we will complete with you during the introductory module)
English Level 1 or above
Voluntary work in a school 1 full day or 2 mornings.
You can progress to the Level 3 Teaching Assistant Diploma