The TQUK Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools (RQF) to develop the knowledge and competence of learning support staff whose working role is in a specialist area and/or across a varied range of responsibilities.
This course is regulated by Ofqual and recognised by Opito and other regulatory bodies across various sectors.
Learners will be working under the direction of a teacher who has overall responsibility for teaching and learning in the classroom. They will contribute to planning, implementing and evaluating learning activities and will work alongside the teacher to support whole class activities, as well as working on their own with individual, or groups of, pupils. Job titles may include: teaching assistant, classroom assistant; learning support assistant; additional needs assistant; pastoral/welfare support assistant; bilingual support assistant; foundation stage assistant; learning guide; learning coach; induction mentor; team leader. If you want to work as a support Teacher working with gifted children or with children with special educational needs or who has a disability or need additional support, then this course is for you. As a Special Education Needs (SEN) TA you could earn between £11,500 - £14,00 with a scope to progress to a Higher Level TA and earn up to £23,000. From there if you want to a full time teaching role you could work continue your study to a degree level and earn between £22,000 and up to £37,000 with experience. (Please note that we only charge for awarding body certificate upon completion. Therefore when you complete you will have a fee of £40 + VAT to pay for your certificate.)