Supporting Teaching and Learning – Adult Level 2

Course Code: STL-L2-0-CCPT-D

Course Duration

1 Year

Course Type

Part Time


Haybridge Road, Telford

Course Level


About the course

Teaching assistant courses are specially designed for those who enjoy being with children and young people. If you’re enthusiastic about sharing your knowledge, being a teaching assistant could be the career for you.
You need to be a good communicator; ready to work hard in an environment that can be quite tough; resilient, flexible and well organised.

1 day a week in college with a minimum 1/2 a day a week in a work placement.

– Schools & colleges as organisations
– Support health & safety
– Safeguarding
– Develop professional relationships with children and adults
– Understand how young children develop
– Support positive behaviour
– Support children during activities
– Support English and maths
– Support the use IT
– Support Assessment for Learning
– Engage in PPD

Work placement opportunities:
Work placement is mandatory. Settings may include primary schools, secondary schools and colleges supporting teaching and learning.

Progressing to: Teaching and learning assistant role at school, or choice of apprenticeships and higher level studies
Aspirational careers: Senior roles in primary, secondary or special needs schools and colleges

A good level of English and maths is required.

A DBS will be necessary.

Curriculum Area
Health, Early Years and Education
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