Supporting Teaching and Learning (Teaching Assistants) Level 3 Apprenticeship

Supporting Teaching and Learning (Teaching Assistants) Level 3 Apprenticeship

Teaching Assistants work in Primary, Special and Secondary education, supporting children and young people of all ages, including those with special educational needs The primary role of a Teaching Assistant is to support the class teacher and enhance pupils’ learning, either in groups or individually. This includes ensuring that pupils understand the work set, know their learning objectives and stay on task so that they can make progress.

This qualification is designed specifically for people working in teaching assistant roles. You will need to have some responsibility through the planning and running of intervention groups or be named as a pupil support assistant with an input into the named pupil’s IEP and targets.

If you have any questions or queries relating to apprenticeships, please contact the apprenticeship team Apprenticeships@newcollege.ac.uk.

Delivery and assessment

Entry requirements

You will need 5 GCSEs including Maths, English and Science at grade 9 - 4 (A*- C) or be willing to undertake Functional Skills Level 2. We do have to make sure that you have the potential to achieve the different elements that make up this qualification, and that you are working at the right level in your job. It may be a requirement to complete an initial assessment in English and Maths, and this may lead to taking some additional diagnostic assessments and skills exams.

Future career and study opportunities

As well as ensuring full competency as a Teaching Assistant, this standard will provide you with a foundation for potential progression into many career paths within education - including Higher Level Teaching Assistant, Assistant Teacher and Teacher.

Contact

If you have a question about this or any other apprenticeship course, email apprenticeships@newcollege.ac.uk or call 01793 611470 and select option 5 for apprenticeships.

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