Supporting Teaching and Learning in SchoolsCertificate • Level 2
About the course
Enrolling on this course will enable you to successfully support the learning and development of both Primary and Secondary school children. You may be working in a one-to-one capacity or supporting groups of children, while working with a teacher in the classroom. You will gain insight into the planning and delivery of curriculum requirements and gain skills to support the social and emotional development of children. There will be opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge, including developing your effective communication skills when working with children and young people. You will learn about child and young persons’ development and also how to support children who may have special educational needs and/or disabilities. You will also learn about helping to improve own and team practice in schools and maintaining and supporting relationships with children and young people, while safeguarding the welfare of children and young people.
Type of LearningAdult Learning
Study ModePart Time
Awarded ByCity & Guilds
Location ByBurnley College
Delegates must hold a current DBS, a good standard of English and Maths and be in voluntary work placement in a school for at least 12 hours per week. You must also be able to carry out the duties of a Level 2 Teaching Assistant. As part of the interview process, you will take an initial assessment for Maths and English and complete a short written assessment.
Like all vocational qualifications, the Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools qualifications are competence based and candidates will attend college to develop the essential basic knowledge, understanding and skills for each unit. You will be assigned a Trainer Assessor who will visit you in your work placement to observe you and you will build a portfolio of evidence.
Careers & Progression
On successful completion of this course you may progress to an Advanced (Level 3) course or to an Apprenticeship. When you have completed your studies other courses that are available include the Foundation Degree in Children Young People and their Services, and the BA (Hons) in Children, Schools and Families.