Intro to the course:
Train during school hours for a job within school hours! You can make a difference to the lives of children through a rewarding and exciting career in education.
This course is designed to develop and enhance the knowledge, skills, values and competencies for those wishing to work with, or already working with, children and young people in an education setting.
An Education support assistant has an important role to play in shaping a child’s learning, by creating a positive and supportive environment for all. Research shows that when Support Assistants are deployed effectively, with appropriate training and support, they can make a significant contribution to pupils' learning and wellbeing.
The course will be in college 2 days per week between 9.15am and 2.45pm. You will also have the opportunity to put your knowledge into practice and further develop your skills by working in an educational setting alongside qualified professionals, supporting the learning and development of children and young people.
Throughout the course you will have lots of fun learning opportunities such as practical play, interesting speakers, outdoor learning, community partnership events and teambuilding activities.