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Teaching Assistants and Education

The Role of a Teaching Assistant (Comprehensive Guide + E-book)

March 26, 2018
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Qualifications, Responsibilities and Benefits What Do Teaching Assistants Do? A teaching assistant works alongside a teacher in a primary or a secondary school. They have two main roles: one is to support the main teachers and the other is to support[...]
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Where could your teaching assistant career take you?

July 4, 2016
Teaching assistant career. Woman smiling

Many people start working as a teaching assistant when they want a change of career, or need a flexible job that lets them work, and care for their children. You might not know that a teaching assistant career also has opportunities for progression. What[...]
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How you can make a difference in the role of a Teaching Assistant

June 3, 2016
How the role of a Teaching Assistant can make a difference. Pencils in a circle.

If a student is falling behind in the classroom, the Teacher won’t always have time to give them individual support. That’s where the role of a Teaching Assistant comes in. Spot a struggling student Bad behaviour – sometimes a child[...]
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Can Teaching Assistants Make a Real Difference?

March 31, 2016
Teaching Assistants Make a Real Difference

The number of teaching assistants in classrooms has trebled in the last decade The recent increase in job openings for teaching assistants has sparked the age-old debate: can teaching assistants make a real difference in the classroom? You can get the[...]
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The importance of teaching assistants

March 29, 2016
The importance of teaching assistants

Do you fancy working closely with pupils? Let’s discuss the importance of teaching assistants. Would you like to have an important role in pupils well being and learning? Can you see yourself assisting a teacher in her job with students? Do you[...]
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Rewarding Teaching Assistants

October 28, 2015
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Image Courtesy of Schools Week If you ask teaching assistants why they do what they do, their answer will always be to help children get the best education they can. This goes without saying for Kathy Harwood, a teaching assistant at the hospital school[...]
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