Level 3 Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
Advanced Learner Loan applicable
What entry requirements do I need?
You will need a minimum of: 5 GCSEs grade A*/9 - C/4 including English and maths. DBS check will be required.
What will I learn?
During this one-year course you will gain essential first-hand experience in the classroom environment to develop your skills as a teaching assistant and specialise in individual needs.
Over the duration of the course you will be have the opportunity to observer and learn from experienced teaching professionals in a school setting, while working closely with teachers and families to ensure that the childs learning and development is enhanced.
You will be able to develop key skills through practise and theory as you undertake a school placement for four days a week with the other day being timetabled at college. You learn all aspects of working in a classroom environment in line with the National Curriculum requirements, with particular focus on care and education, while gaining key interpersonal skills that will enable you to become an effective classroom assistant.
Units will include:
- Developing relationships
- Promoting Positive Behaviour
- Health and Safety
- Literacy and Numeracy.
Your assessments for this course will take place in the school and consist of portfolio based assignments.
What could I progress on to?
Once you have completed the course you may decide to progress onto to a higher level of study, perhaps at degree level or training to become an Early Years Educator.
You may also start your career in the industry in a teaching support position, with the opportunity to specialise as an individual needs assistant.
A text book is advised
Additional Course Details for 19/20
Course code 18104 Course name Level 3 Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (STaLiS) Campus Station Plaza Campus Study mode Full-Time Start date 09/09/19 Duration 36 week (s)