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While there are many challenging and rewarding jobs out there, only a few can measure up to working with children. If you want a career working with children, Working in School Environments – Certificate in Teaching Assistant Level 3 course is perfect for you. The teaching profession is one of the oldest professions in the world and if you fancy a career in supporting children and young individuals, a teaching assistant role can be an incredibly rewarding experience. There are many individuals who enter the teaching profession in their younger years, and others who enter it later in their lives as there is a high interest in the role of teaching assistant.
Working in School Environments – Certificate in Teaching Assistant Level 3 course is designed for individuals who have a passion for working with children and want to share their skills and knowledge in a school environment. The role of teaching assistant is vital to any educational setting. It is not limited to performing day to day tasks and duties. The scope is so much more and will enable individuals to exercise their own confidence in assisting the teacher with the school curriculum, covering a class, teaching individuals and groups and helping with children with special needs.
A teaching assistant could be expected to be involved a great deal more than initially expected. They could take a key role within a classroom setting. Working in School Environments – Certificate in Teaching Assistant Level 3 course will give individuals a clear understanding of what is expected of them. It is not just supporting the teacher to run the classroom smoothly, but it is also supporting children who are in your care.

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Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain recognised skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in an IT or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at Global Edulink and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience more enriching and rewarding.

Who is it for?The course is suitable for learning support staff like teaching assistants and learning support assistants who want to contribute to learning activities while working alongside a classroom teacher.
Access DurationThe course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.
Entry Requirement
  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • A recognised qualification at level 2 or above in any discipline.
Method of AssessmentIn order to complete Working in School Environments – Certificate in Teaching Assistant Level 3 course successfully and gain your professional qualification, all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments.
CertificationThose who successfully completed the course will be awarded the Level 3 Certificate in Teaching Assistant – Working in School Environments by ABC Awards. It will make you valuable to employers, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.
Awarding BodyABC Awards is an Ofqual regulated, leading national awarding body which develops diverse, high-quality vocational qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14. Founded in 1998, ABC Awards is a leading national awarding organisation with a long-established reputation for high quality support and services to the educational sector. ABC Awards are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life. If you gain an ABC Awards accredited qualification with Global Edulink, you will demonstrate a high level of skill, and will come away with many more opportunities open to you.
Progression and Career PathOnce you successfully completed the Level 3 Certificate in Teaching Assistant – Working in School Environments you will gain an accredited qualification that will give your career the jumpstart you have always wanted. With this qualification you can further expand your education or go onto work in numerous positions that will also put you in line to demand a higher salary or job promotion. The average UK salary per annum is according to https://www.payscale.com. The qualification is suitable for individuals who want to work under the direction of a teacher.

  • Teaching Assistant – £12,201
  • Classroom Assistant
  • Welfare Support Assistant
  • Learning Support Assistant
  • Mentor
  • Learning Coach
Common Career Paths For Teaching Assistant
Other Benefits
  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Gain access to quality video tutorials
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for a NUS discount card
  • Free Career Support Service
  • 25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
  • Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
  • Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only)

Course Curriculum

module 1
Working in Schools Environment 00:00:00
module 2
Explain the characteristics of the different types of schools in relation to educational stage(s) and school governance 00:00:00
module 3
Explain the post 16 options for young people and adults 00:00:00
module 4
Explain the strategic purpose of: School governors; Senior management team; Other statutory roles eg. SENCO; teachers; Support staff roles 00:00:00
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module 5
Explain the roles of external professionals who may work with a school eg. Educational Psychologist 00:00:00
module 6
Explain how the ethos, mission, aims and values of a school may be reflected in working practices 00:00:00
module 7
Evaluate methods of communicating a school’s ethos, mission, aims and values 00:00:00
module 8
Summarise the laws and codes of practice affecting work in schools 00:00:00
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module 9
Explain how legislation affects how schools work 00:00:00
module 10
Explain the roles of regulatory bodies relevant to the education sector which exist to monitor and enforce the legislative framework, including: A general bodies such as the Health and Safety Executive; School specific regulatory bodies 00:00:00
module 11
Explain why schools have policies and procedures 00:00:00
module 12
Summarise the policies and procedures schools may have relating to: Staff; Pupil welfare; Teaching and learning; Equality, diversity and inclusion; Parental engagement 00:00:00
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module 13
Evaluate how school policies and procedures may be developed and communicated 00:00:00
module 14
Summarise the roles and responsibilities of national and local government for education policy and practice 00:00:00
module 15
Explain the role of schools in national policies relating to children, young people and families 00:00:00
module 16
Explain the roles of other organisations working with children and young people and how these may impact on the work of schools 00:00:00
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