Introduction to Teaching Assistant Role in Schools

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Course code: PlaceholderTA

On this course you will learn about the roles and responsibilities of a teaching assistant, as well as gaining an understanding of other roles working with children.

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Fees and concessions

total  fee  for  this  course: £40.00.

the full tuition fee for this course: £40.00  (concessions free) .

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Wokingham Borough Council Adult Education

adulteducation@wokingham.gov.uk

What this is about

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<li>Learn about the roles and responsibilities of a teaching assistant, as well as gaining an understanding of other roles working with children.</li>
<li>Gain confidence in applying to roles in schools and employability skills.</li>
<li>Further your understanding of safeguarding in relation to schools</li>
</ul>

<p><strong>Course Features</strong></p>

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<li>5 sessions of 2 hours each</li>
<li>Classroom based, interactive sessions, discussing topics with your tutor and with other learners.</li>
</ul>

Previous experience, knowledge or qualifications

<p>Course for people looking to start working with children in schools in a Teaching Assistant role</p>

What next

<p>You will have learnt about the work of a teaching assistant and some of the skills and knowledge employers are looking for when recruiting:</p>

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<li>Explore your own strengths and weaknesses in terms of applying for roles in schools</li>
<li>Understand more about different roles working in schools</li>
<li>Support to start applying effectively for roles in schools</li>
</ul>

<p>After the course you will be able to:</p>

<p>• Enrol on an accredited Teaching Assistant or English/Maths course<br />
• Enrol on Employability or other work related course<br />
• Apply for work or volunteer opportunities</p>