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Communication and the Teaching Assistant Role

Price: See Below
Date: 16/05/18 - 16/05/18
Time: 09:30 - 12:30
Type: CPD Course
Target: Teachers
Training Venue: Sir Joseph Williamson's Mathematical SchoolMaidstone Road, Rochester, Kent, ME1 3EL

This course is provided in partnership with Babcocks and is aimed at candidates who currently work as a teaching assistant or who volunteer within a setting and have opportunities to support pupil learning.

This session will focus on communication and the TA role and the associated standards including: adapting to meet the needs of a range of learners; effective communication; professional values, attitudes and behaviour; supporting the inclusion of children and young people. The training is part of a series of four sessions and can be accessed individually or as part of the series.

 Cost: £30 per session or £100 for all 4 sessions

Specific Course Requirements

  • Experience of supporting pupil learning.
  • Support from a school based Senior Leader if a school is paying for the training.
  • Complete an evaluation after the session.


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