The role of Teaching Assistant
The role of a teaching assistant (classroom assistant) is rewarding and the working hours suit many people with school age children. Whilst the ratio of teaching assistants to teachers continues to rise there is a lot of competition to actually get a post.
So if you do not currently have a placement you should find it easier to obtain an interview and get a job if you either have a qualification, or are currently undertaking an accredited teaching assistant course.
If you are already enjoying the job of teaching assistant, accredited training can help you become more effective and secure in your role.There are CPD courses that can add to your foundation training and offer prospects of advancement, greater satisfaction and a welcome increase in income.