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Learn How To Provide Hands-On Support In The Development Of Children


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Learn How To Provide Hands-On Support In The Development Of Children

Providing hands-on support in the development of children, the role of a Teaching Assistant is very rewarding as well as being challenging and varied. This course will help you decide whether this is the job for you; with information and advice about the role and how to go about filling it, should you wish to pursue a career in this area.

Most students of this course will be studying to find out if this role is something they would like to pursue as a career, the course talks about various aspects of the role. This includes information on: the qualities needed, income expectations, duties and responsibilities, safe-guarding, school politics, equality and more.

From the moment they are born, children are learning, with each of the 5 senses creating a neurological pathway with each new experience, which get stronger with repetition of the experience; forming memories. The course provides you with the theories put forward by influential psychologists about the ways children learn, the national curriculum, and developmental milestones that children should be reaching at certain ages.

Also covered in the course are the specific learning adjustments required for children with special educational needs, such as ADHD, dyslexia, dyspraxia, autism spectrum disorder, and attachment disorder.

Paramount to the role is the ability to support the development of children under your care, the teaching assistant role is an essential part of early school life to promote effective learning both in and out of the classroom.

If you are employed as a general teaching assistant, you may find that some of your role actually takes place away from the children. Ranging from lesson preparation and creating wall display to attending administrative tasks, carrying out delegated work from teachers and taking guidance from teachers when requiring their professional expertise.

See the course syllabus for a more detailed structure.

Who Would Benefit from the Course?

This course is designed to provide information to those who are considering starting a job as a Teaching Assistant, but would first like to get a better understanding of the role and what they need to know and understand to be successful in this career.

Who will benefit from the course?

This course is designed to provide information to those who are considering starting a job as a Teaching Assistant, but would first like to get a better understanding of the role and what they need to know and understand to be successful in this career.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn the fundamentals of Teaching
  2. Comprehensive 6 module Accredited Certificate in Teaching Assistant Online Course
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leading Teaching experts
  5. Receive one-on-one online help & support
  6. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  7. Certificate of completion awarded with passing score for the online assessment
  8. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device.

Recognition & Accreditation

Upon completion of your course assessment, you will receive 3 certificates. An accredited certificate from the awarding body relating to your course, a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course and a certificate of completion.

Module 1: What You Need To Know

  • Part 1: The role of a teaching assistant, job description, qualifications
  • Part 2: The role of the Teaching Assistant
  • Part 3: Teaching Assistant Duties
  • Part 4: Communicating and forming professional relationships
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2: How Children Learn

  • Part 1: Child development including styles of learning
  • Part 2: Learning Styles
  • Part 3: Speaking and Listening
  • Part 4: Mathematics and Science
  • Part 5: National Curriculum
  • Part 6: Stages of drawing and Stages of Writing
  • Part 7: Behaviour Management
  • Part 8: 20+ tips on how to build a positive relationship with a child
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: Disabilities, Difficulties and Definitions

  • Part 1: The Code of Practice
  • Part 2: Specific Learning Difficulties and ADHD
  • Part 3: Dyslexia and Dyspraxia
  • Part 4: Autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
  • Part 5: Emotional difficulties
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4: How to Support Learners

  • Part 1: Supporting Children with Special Educational Needs
  • Part 2: Educational Health Care Plan
  • Part 3: Supporting the Development of Literacy and Numeracy Skills
  • Part 4: Supporting the Development of Spelling
  • Part 5: Supporting the Development of Numeracy
  • Part 6: Supporting the Development of Problem Solving
  • Part 7: Tracking pupils progress; formative and summative assessment
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5: Additional Duties

  • Part 1: Preparing learning environments
  • Part 2: Wall displays, Break supervision and School trips
  • Part 3: Generic Risk Assessment – all educational visits
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6: Preparing for Interview and Continuing Professional Development

  • Part 1: Preparing for Interview

  • Part 2: Primary School Staff: Who’s who
  • Part 3: Glossary of Special Needs
  • Part 4: Acronyms used in Education

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

The Teaching Assistant Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

This course is certified by the IAHT (International Alliance of Holistic Therapists), the IAHT is an internationally recognised organisation. The IAHT certify personal development, health, fitness and nutrition courses.

About this Course

Learn How To Provide Hands-On Support In The Development Of Children

Providing hands-on support in the development of children, the role of a Teaching Assistant is very rewarding as well as being challenging and varied. This course will help you decide whether this is the job for you; with information and advice about the role and how to go about filling it, should you wish to pursue a career in this area.

Most students of this course will be studying to find out if this role is something they would like to pursue as a career, the course talks about various aspects of the role. This includes information on: the qualities needed, income expectations, duties and responsibilities, safe-guarding, school politics, equality and more.

From the moment they are born, children are learning, with each of the 5 senses creating a neurological pathway with each new experience, which get stronger with repetition of the experience; forming memories. The course provides you with the theories put forward by influential psychologists about the ways children learn, the national curriculum, and developmental milestones that children should be reaching at certain ages.

Also covered in the course are the specific learning adjustments required for children with special educational needs, such as ADHD, dyslexia, dyspraxia, autism spectrum disorder, and attachment disorder.

Paramount to the role is the ability to support the development of children under your care, the teaching assistant role is an essential part of early school life to promote effective learning both in and out of the classroom.

If you are employed as a general teaching assistant, you may find that some of your role actually takes place away from the children. Ranging from lesson preparation and creating wall display to attending administrative tasks, carrying out delegated work from teachers and taking guidance from teachers when requiring their professional expertise.

See the course syllabus for a more detailed structure.

Who Would Benefit from the Course?

This course is designed to provide information to those who are considering starting a job as a Teaching Assistant, but would first like to get a better understanding of the role and what they need to know and understand to be successful in this career.

Who will benefit from the course?

This course is designed to provide information to those who are considering starting a job as a Teaching Assistant, but would first like to get a better understanding of the role and what they need to know and understand to be successful in this career.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn the fundamentals of Teaching
  2. Comprehensive 6 module Accredited Certificate in Teaching Assistant Online Course
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leading Teaching experts
  5. Receive one-on-one online help & support
  6. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  7. Certificate of completion awarded with passing score for the online assessment
  8. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device.

Recognition & Accreditation

Upon completion of your course assessment, you will receive 3 certificates. An accredited certificate from the awarding body relating to your course, a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course and a certificate of completion.

Module 1: What You Need To Know

  • Part 1: The role of a teaching assistant, job description, qualifications
  • Part 2: The role of the Teaching Assistant
  • Part 3: Teaching Assistant Duties
  • Part 4: Communicating and forming professional relationships
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2: How Children Learn

  • Part 1: Child development including styles of learning
  • Part 2: Learning Styles
  • Part 3: Speaking and Listening
  • Part 4: Mathematics and Science
  • Part 5: National Curriculum
  • Part 6: Stages of drawing and Stages of Writing
  • Part 7: Behaviour Management
  • Part 8: 20+ tips on how to build a positive relationship with a child
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: Disabilities, Difficulties and Definitions

  • Part 1: The Code of Practice
  • Part 2: Specific Learning Difficulties and ADHD
  • Part 3: Dyslexia and Dyspraxia
  • Part 4: Autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
  • Part 5: Emotional difficulties
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4: How to Support Learners

  • Part 1: Supporting Children with Special Educational Needs
  • Part 2: Educational Health Care Plan
  • Part 3: Supporting the Development of Literacy and Numeracy Skills
  • Part 4: Supporting the Development of Spelling
  • Part 5: Supporting the Development of Numeracy
  • Part 6: Supporting the Development of Problem Solving
  • Part 7: Tracking pupils progress; formative and summative assessment
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5: Additional Duties

  • Part 1: Preparing learning environments
  • Part 2: Wall displays, Break supervision and School trips
  • Part 3: Generic Risk Assessment – all educational visits
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6: Preparing for Interview and Continuing Professional Development

  • Part 1: Preparing for Interview

  • Part 2: Primary School Staff: Who’s who
  • Part 3: Glossary of Special Needs
  • Part 4: Acronyms used in Education

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

The Teaching Assistant Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

This course is certified by the IAHT (International Alliance of Holistic Therapists), the IAHT is an internationally recognised organisation. The IAHT certify personal development, health, fitness and nutrition courses.

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Course Summary

Course ID No.: 012CE230
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: Unlimited lifetime access-Study at your own pace
Tutor Support: Yes
Time required: 150 hours of study
Assessments: Yes
Qualification: Certificate

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