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Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools (Teaching Assistant)

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Course CodeY0174
Academic Year1718
Dates28th September 2017 to 5th July 2018
Times17:30 to 20:30
Location NameNuneaton Campus
AreaTeacher Training
Mode Of ProvisionEvening
IntroductionWould you like to work with children in a school? This course provides an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of those involved in supporting teaching and learning in schools, and provides an opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge required to do this effectively.
Study OutlineThe course prepares you to support the teacher and the delivery of curriculum within a school, as well as developing skills to help children and young people to develop self-esteem, independence and skills for learning. You will learn: safeguarding, child development, equality and diversity, communication and positive working relationships, support for colleagues, professional development, health and safety, behaviour management and support learning activities
Entry RequirementsA place on the course is offered subject to a successful interview. You should have a reasonable level of literacy and numeracy,which will be assessed at your interview. Students must be working or volunteering in a classroom environment within a school for at least two mornings a week or full day.
EquipmentYou will need lever arch files, plastic wallets and subject dividers plus labels.
AttendanceTuesday or Thursday Evening 17.30 - 20.30, 32 weeks at the Nuneaton Campus.
AssessmentThroughout the year you will compile a portfolio of your knowledge and evidence from your placement setting, which will be assessed. A number of observations will be completed by a College assessor visiting you in your placement at a time planned with yourself.
ProgressionPossible progression onto the Diploma in Support Teaching and Learning in Schools (Teaching Assistant).
Awarding BodyCity & Guilds
Available Full-time?Y
Available Part-time?Y
Suitable for Higher Education?N
Suitable for Individuals?Y
Suitable for Employers?N
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