Teaching Assistant Diploma PAPER FORMAT. This is the paper version of the Teaching Assistant Diploma. If you are interested in the online version of this course, please click here. This Teaching Assistant course has been developed to enable those working, or hoping to work, in the role of ‘teaching assistant’, to acquire and develop a level of understanding and skills that will help them to do this effectively. The Teaching Assistant course consists of a number of modules, each of which relate to a particular aspect that is important and relevant to the teaching assistant role.
The modules are organised into two groups: Mandatory modules There are five of these within the Teaching Assistant course and you must complete all of them. They are: Provide support for learning activities Support children’s development Help to keep children safe Contribute to positive relationships Provide effective support for your colleagues Optional modules There are a number of these to choose from and you must select and complete two of them. They are: Use information and communication technology to support pupils’ learning Support a child with disabilities or special educational needs Support children and young people’s play Provide displays You must therefore complete seven modules in total to achieve the Teaching Assistant course Diploma. Each module within the Teaching Assistant course contains a number of sections relating to different aspects of the overall topic with which it is concerned.
Each section of the Teaching Assistant course contains both descriptive text and a range of questions that are designed to test and help you demonstrate your understanding of the material covered. The starting salary for a Teaching Assistant ranges from around £11,000 to £16,000. A Higher Level Teaching Assistant could earn up to £18,000 a year. A fully-qualified FE Teacher can earn between £22,000 and £33,000 a year. - C&Q Qualification Guide 2009. If you would like to find out more about becoming a Teaching Assistant please visit Teaching Assistant Courses.
Previous Knowledge Required
The good news is that no prior learning knowledge or experience is essential to take this Teaching Assistant course. This Teaching Assistant course is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about the role of a teaching assistant and would like to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. You have the freedom to start the Teaching Assistant course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration, with full tutor support.
You will receive the Teaching Assistant course manual, assignments and study guide. You will receive full personal tutor support by mail and email. Our student support team are also available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your Teaching Assistant course. You can be assured that support is available for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies. You have the freedom to start the Teaching Assistant course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration.
There is a mixture of question types requiring a range of responses throughout this Teaching Assistant course, including: descriptive answers or the completion of practical activities. If you are currently working with children the activities may be used in support of your particular role, however, if you are not actively working with children at present, you will find that wherever possible the questions are structured to provide you with alternative means of answering them. You may find it profitable to approach the head of one of your local schools, to explain what you are doing and to see whether there are any opportunities for you to gain experience by helping out in the school on a purely voluntary basis.
This course has been accredited under NCFE IIQ Licence by NCC Resources Limited which has been approved as an NCFE Investing in Quality (IIQ) centre to give formal recognition to courses. At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a certificate of achievement by NCFE. The training courses have been designed specifically to meet the needs of learners who prefer to study from home. The course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 3 (using Ofqual's Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved.