The role of a teaching assistant (classroom assistant) is extremely enjoyable and the working hours extremely convenient for many people, particularly those with school age children. But although 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 indeed get a job if you either have a qualification, or are currently undertaking an accredited teaching assistant course.
On the other hand, if you are already enjoying the job of teaching assistant, accredited training can help you become more effective and secure in your role.
Not only that, there are CPD courses that can add to your foundation training and offer prospects of advancement, greater satisfaction and a welcome increase in income.
Below you will find our courses ordered by popularity, each with a brief description. You can also sort courses alphabetically and by the latest ones added. Be sure to click through to the actual course pages to get the full flavour of these excellent training courses and realise the benefit they will bring you.
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