Are you passionate about education or interested in teaching and supporting pupils?
Are you keen to learn more about how to support small groups of pupils and whole classes?
If the answer is 'yes', then this course is right for you! We want you to be as passionate as we are in supporting pupils to enable them to learn to their full potential.
The primary role of a teaching assistant is to support the class teacher to enhance pupils' learning either in groups or individually, supporting pupils to access the curriculum, ensure they understand the work set, know their learning objectives and stay on task in order to make progress.
They promote self-belief, social inclusion and high self-esteem, which play an integral part in pupils' well-being, and ensure pupils thrive in a positive, nurturing, safe environment.
Teaching assistants are good role models, act with honesty and integrity, take part in team meetings, contribute to planning and class activities; and promote fundamental British Values through spiritual, moral, social and cultural development and positive behaviours which crucial in contributing to improved pupil progress and development.