Supporting Teaching & Learning

Supporting Teaching & Learning

Part time

CACHE Certificate in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools Level 2

Factfile:

Attendance: Part-time

Duration: 20 weeks

Starting date: 12th September 2018

Location: Teesdale

What will you do?

Learners will be studying: schools as organisations, safeguarding, health and safety, behaviour management, child development and role of the teaching assistant.

How will I learn?

To gain the qualification learners will need to achieve 30 credits with 24 credits coming from the mandatory units. They will need to achieve a minimum of 3 credits from optional units in Group A and 3 credits from optional units in group B. This qualification includes four mandatory units from the Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools and the Level 2 Certificate in Supporting the Wider Curriculum in Schools. This enables credits and learning to be transferred from one qualification to another.

How am I assessed?

All units are internally assessed. Assessment enables the learner’s workplace practice to provide evidence for individual units as well as the whole qualification

What’s next?

Learners will be able to progress to a broad range of destinations including:

  • Level 3 supporting teaching and learning in school
  • Level 3 diploma for the children and young people’s workforce
  • Access to employment
  • 10 week SEN course (additional after completion of STL level 2)

When does the course run?

Wed     9.30am – 12.30pm
Wed     5.30pm – 8.30pm

How much does the course cost?

£695

You need:

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification but learners will need to be at least 16 years of age. Learners will need to be working or volunteering in a school environment as they need to show competence in both knowledge and skills.

 

What else do I need to know?
Please apply online at www.stockton.ac.uk/apply-online.  All applicants must attend an interview with the course tutor.  Suitable candidates will be offered a place onto the programme and more information will be sent regarding enrolment closer to the start dates.

CACHE Diploma in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools Level 3

Factfile:

Attendance: Part-time

Duration: 20 weeks

Starting date: 12th September 2018

Location: Teesdale

What will you do?

To gain the qualification learners will need to achieve 32 credits from the mandatory units.

This qualification includes four mandatory units from the Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools and a further 7 units from the Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools. One unit will be studied at Level 4.

How will I learn?

You  will  learn  about:  national  frameworks  and  local  policies  and  strategies  and their  effect  on  the  teaching  assistant’s  role,  the  importance  of  monitoring  and recording children’s learning, how to develop and promote positive behaviour and the importance of reflective practice. You will look at safeguarding, health and safety and risk assessment.

How am I assessed?
All units are internally assessed. Assessment enables the learner’s workplace practice to provide evidence for individual units as well as the whole qualification.

You need:

Learners must be aged 16 years or over and have gained a level 2 previously in a related field. Learners should also have experience in a school setting.

Learners will need to be working or volunteering in a school environment as they need to show competence in both knowledge and skills.

What Next:

  • Extended diploma after completion of STL level 3
  • Entry onto a relevant Foundation Degree qualification

When does the course run?

Wed       9.30am – 12.30pm
Wed       5.30pm – 8.30pm

How much does the course cost?

£2225

What else do I need to know?
Please apply online at www.stockton.ac.uk/apply-online.

All applicants must attend an interview with the course tutor.

Suitable candidates will be offered a place onto the programme and more information will be sent regarding enrolment closer to the start dates.

Apprenticeship

An Apprenticeship gives you the opportunity to get into the world of work and earn real money whilst gaining nationally recognised qualifications.

If you are a school leaver, currently unemployed or looking to start a new career, Stockton Riverside College can help you to find the right Apprenticeship and employer for you.

Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (Teaching Assistant) Apprenticeships

If you’re looking for a career in working with young people a Supporting Teaching and Learning apprenticeship could be perfect for you. You’ll develop the skills and knowledge needed to support young people, other support staff and teachers in the classroom. You will prepare the classroom for lessons and support students on both an individual and small group basis.
At level 3 you will gain more responsibility and will help plan, deliver and evaluate classroom activities with both individuals and small groups of students.

Main Duties:

You will complete a range of units covering:
• Schools as organisations
• Equality and inclusion
• Safeguarding
• Health and safety
• Behaviour management
• Child development
• The role of the teaching assistant

You will complete a range of units covering:
• National frameworks and local policies and strategies and their effect on the teaching assistant’s role
• The importance of monitoring and recording children’s learning
• How to develop and promote positive behaviour
• The importance of reflective practice
• Safeguarding
• Health and safety and risk assessment

Assessment:

You will be allocated a course tutor/assessor to provide guided learning and support with assignments. You will be observed in the workplace by your allocated assessor.

You need:

Apprenticeships require a good level of English, maths and/or ICT. Our initial assessment and your GCSE results will help inform us of your ability and what support we can offer to get you to the level required.

If you do not hold the relevant GCSEs you will need to complete the Functional Skills qualifications as part of your apprenticeship.

You must be:

  • at least 16
  • a UK resident
  • in employment. We can help with this

To undertake a level 3 apprenticeship, you need a level 2 qualification or to have experience in a relevant field.

Duration:

Level 2: 12 months
Level 3: 18 months

Career Pathways

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English & Maths

Depending on your previous grades you may need to study English and Maths. These are essential skills that all employers value. Your tutor can answer any questions you have regarding this.

Work experience/employability

We want to help you develop real skills for real jobs. That’s why we work closely with a wide range of employers to ensure all of our courses give you the skills that they are looking for in their future employees. We know that getting real experience of your chosen field is vital that’s why we build practical skills and hands-on work experience into our Supporting Teaching and Learning courses. Our dedicated online program ‘My Work Search’ will help prepare you for future job opportunities.

Social and personal development

You’ll get the opportunity to develop a range of additional skills including the ability to work independently and as part of a team, organisation, putting together and delivering presentations, CV writing, time management, customer service skills and use of ICT and our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). Your tutor will be able to tell you more about course specific developments.