How to be an Outstanding Primary Teaching Assistant

Course Type: Teach YourselfTeach Yourself TA icon                                                                           

Author: Emma Davie

Course Length: 5 hours

Category: Inclusion


Training to become a Primary Teaching Assistant, or already qualified and want to improve your practice? Our online course for Teaching Assistants will enable you to build a strong foundation of skills to meet the varied demands of the role and provide outstanding support for any teacher you accompany in the classroom.


What can you learn?

In this online course you will learn about:

  • What Teaching Assistants do
  • Supporting children with SEND
  • Supporting children with EAL
  • Supporting behaviour
  • Small group working, e.g. fine motor skills, reading and more.


Who can take this course?

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  Primary Teachers



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Early Years Practitioners



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Support Staff



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NQTs upwards


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