Advanced Teaching Assistant
A Teaching Assistant (TA) is an individual who assists the teachers in the accomplishment of the learning and leisure activities of the children. Teaching assistants work in close proximity with children in order to ensure that they carry out the classroom activities well.
The responsibilities of a teaching assistant are many and may vary from school to school. However, they have to work according to the instructions of the teacher in charge and under her supervision. Even though their rank is lower than the teachers, their role is very important in a classroom.
The job of a TA will include getting the classroom ready for students, observing the learning activities of the children, ensuring their security, supervising group tasks, supporting children with Special Education Needs (SEN) and so on.
The goal of this course is to give a crystal-clear understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a higher-level teaching assistant. It includes all the do’s and don’ts that the teaching assistant must be aware of.
The course comprises the communicative strategies that a TA must use for building positive relationships with students. It gives insight into the methods of assessment, monitoring and providing feedback. The course also aims to cover the important stages of child development.
There are certain codes of conduct which are to be followed by a TA. They need to challenge any discriminatory practices against the children. The course includes the important laws that they are supposed to know. It also focuses on the requirement of developing their personal and professional development.
This is a job where your education and skills will be valued. It will provide you with an opportunity to make a difference in society by helping to mould young minds. If you are a graduate keen to enter the teaching arena this might be the course you are looking for. The course will also be helpful to those in the profession who wish to further hone their skills.
What you will learn
1: COMMUNICATION AND POSITIVE RELATIONSHIPS
2: MAINTAINING COMMUNICATION WITH CHILDREN, YOUNG PEOPLE AND ADULTS
3: CURRICULUM, PLANNING AND ASSESSMENT
4: ASSESSMENT, MONITORING, FEEDBACK AND RECORDING
5: CHILD DEVELOPMENT
6: MOTIVATING CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE
7: EQUALITY, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
8: SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS
9: PERSONAL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
10: DEVELOPING YOUR OWN AREA OF EXPERTISE
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After completing the course, you will receive a diploma certificate and an academic transcript from Elearn college.
Each unit concludes with a multiple-choice examination. This exercise will help you recall the major aspects covered in the unit and help you ensure that you have not missed anything important in the unit. The results are readily available, which will help you see your mistakes and look at the topic once again. If the result is satisfactory, it is a green light for you to proceed to the next chapter.
Elearn College is a registered Ed-tech company under the UK Register of Learning( Ref No:10062668). After completing a course, you will be able to download the certificate and the transcript of the course from the website. For the learners who require a hard copy of the certificate and transcript, we will post it for them for an additional charge.