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Teaching Assistant - Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Certificate OCR Level 3

Kent Adult Education
Course summary
83 hours
1,071 GBP
Dartford, Gravesend, Sittingbourne, Tonbridge
Open / Scheduled

Course description

Teaching Assistant - Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Certificate OCR Level 3: On successful completion of this level 3 Teaching Assistant course, you will gain a national qualification for adults working in schools where you directly support the teaching and learning of pupils. This level 3 course will enable you to gain essential knowledge, understanding and skills to reflect good practice in a Teaching Assistant role. , , The level 3 Teaching Assistant course will consist of the following eleven mandatory units: , Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults; Schools as organisations; Understand child and young person development; Understand how to safeguard the wellbeing of children and young people; Support learning activities; , Promote children and young peopleÆs positive behaviour; Develop professional relationships with children, young people and adults; , Promote equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people; Support assessment for learning; Engage in personal development in health, social care or childrenÆs and young peopleÆs settings; Support children and young peopleÆs health and safety. , , By the end of the course students should be able to:, Provide and evaluate support in the classroom, working under the guidance of the class teacher., Identify and evaluate legislation and a range of school policies and explain how they are put into practice., Identify, describe and evaluate a range of different types of schools and school staffing structures., Evaluate their own professional development, with support, setting goals and targets for improvement., Explain holistic child development and identify factors that may impact on development., , Students should expect to spend 5-8 hours a week working on course assignments in addition to the classroom hours and those in the school where they work. , Successful students will gain an OCR Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (scheme code: 04468).

Suitability - Who should attend?

It is essential that you are working in a paid or voluntary position in a primary, secondary or special educational setting for the duration of the course for a minimum of one day a week with access to children. The placement needs to be organised by the student before a place can be offered on the course., , Students need to have an enhanced DBS (previously CRB) check. Students should initially contact their placement school to discuss local DBS arrangements. Please note that this may incur an additional cost that is not included in the advertised course fee., , This is a Level 3 qualification equating to æAÆ level standard and so assignments and, therefore, coursework will require this level of competence. You should be able to follow spoken and written instructions, read handouts/exercises and take part in group discussions., , A pre-course assessment of literacy and numeracy skills is held before enrolment to confirm that the course is suitable for you. This can be arranged by telephoning your local Adult Education Centre., , This Teaching Assistant course is suitable for anyone who is interested in gaining a level 3 qualification to give them skills to support teaching and learning in schools. Most students will have gained the level 2 Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Certificate before joining the course. However, if you have suitable qualifications relating to this qualification and work experience within a school, it may be possible for you to join the course without this. , , **PLEASE NOTE: Regular attendance - a minimum of 80%, a high level of commitment and approximately 5-8 hours of home study is a requirement from you, enrolling on this course.**, , For further details please visit the OCR website , To apply for the Level 3 Supporting Teaching and Learning course, please complete the online application form following the link below. , ,

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Nationally recognised qualification

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Kent Adult Education

Kent Adult Education

Kent Adult Education provides an extensive programme of courses aiming to meet the varied needs and interests of Kent communities. This summary sets out the ways in which Kent Adult Education will deliver learning opportunities to fulfil the purpose and...


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Kent Adult Education

Unit A-B London Road Trading Estate
ME10 1SX Sittingbourne

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