Discuss the training requirements for Higher Level Teaching Assistants (HLTAs).
To become a teaching assistant you will need an increased level of knowledge, skills, training and comprehension. It is advisable to undertake a teaching assistant course, these can be found online and are mainly distance learning based which enables you to work while you study. This will enable you to properly support both the pupils and teachers that you will be working with in a classroom environment. It is advised to have some experience this will allow you to witness the pastrol with working with children of a relevant age, this will enable you to communicate and build relationships.
which can be completed alongside work with a home learning course, this will enable you to properly support the pupils and teachers that you will be working with. A sound knowledge of Numerical and literacy skill are key and it is essential to have a C or above grade in both English and Math.
It is essential to have a grade C or above grade in GCSE English and Math, this
It is essential that you are able to speak to teachers/peers as well as the children you will be working with.
To help you become a teaching assistant it is advised to take a teaching assistant course
The Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) role was introduced in 2003, following workforce reform to raise standards and tackle workload in the classroom. HLTA status is awarded to support staff who meet the