Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools, Certificate | Weston College

Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools, Certificate

This course will give you the skills and knowledge to be a teaching assistant in a school.

At Weston College, you will benefit from being taught by tutors who have previously been teachers or head teachers and have a wealth of experience in the sector.

Teaching assistants earn more than you think. With experience and the right qualification, teaching assistants can earn up to £23,000 per year.

It’s not too late to start something new. Regardless of what point you’re at in life, it’s never too late to pick up a new skill and begin a new career. You will be with a group of like-minded people and we will endeavour to support you throughout.

On this course, you will learn about safeguarding, health and safety, supporting learning activities and behaviour among other topics.

This qualification is recognised by schools looking to employ teaching assistants or learning support assistants and so could lead to employment. You could also progress on to a Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools, an Advanced Apprenticeship in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools or a Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools if you have successfully gained employment supporting learning in a school.

At Weston College our assessors are all highly experienced both in schools and at assessing. We believe in the individual learner and make sure that we react to your individual needs.

Now is the best time to apply and begin your new career. You can apply online using the button below, and it will only take a few minutes to complete the process. Alternatively you can fill out an application form in our reception.

Additional costs

If you require a workforce DBS check there will be a charge of approximately £60.


Entry Requirements

You will need to attend a short interview to gain a place on the course. Acceptance is dependent on securing a placement in a school, unless you are employed at the school supporting learning. You will need to arrange this and bring a letter form the school. It is also dependent on a satisfactory DBS check which is for workforce and not for volunteers. College can support you through the DBS process.

Course Level

Level 2

Category & Subject Area

Courses for adults Teaching and Education

iAn interview is required for this course.

Financial Information

Most people qualify for FREE tuition and material fees due to discounts we offer. Click on the icon(s) below to find out what you’ll need to pay.

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Occupations related to Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools, Certificate

 

Teaching assistant

Teaching assistants assist teachers with their day-to-day classroom work and with routine administrative tasks.

Average annual earnings: £17,316
Employment in region: 8,625 positions
 

Educational support assistant

Educational support assistants work with teachers to provide one-to-one support for children with particular learning needs.

Average annual earnings: £16,614
Employment in region: 3,239 positions

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