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Kickstart Your Career as a Teaching Assistant with ELATT

Are you passionate about helping others learn and grow? Have you ever asked yourself, “How can I become a teaching assistant with no experience?” Or perhaps, “What qualifications do I need to become a teaching assistant?”. At ELATT, we’re here to guide you on your journey to becoming a successful teaching assistant, even if you’re starting from scratch. In this article, we will explore how ELATT can kickstart your career as a teaching assistant, regardless of your experience level.

Qualifications and Courses at ELATT:

Becoming a teaching assistant is not just about qualifications; it’s about having a genuine passion for education. However, qualifications do play a significant role in this field, and ELATT provides the necessary training to help you succeed.

ELATT offers various courses catered to different experience levels. For those new to the UK education system or still developing their English skills, the Level 1 Award level is ideal to step to Teaching Assistant. It serves as a steppingstone for individuals who are new to the field or looking to gain a basic understanding of teaching assistant responsibilities.

If you are fluent in English and possess some experience, you can join ELATT’s Level 2 Teaching Assistant course. This course, which awards an Award in Support Work in Schools Award, covers essential topics such as child development, equality, diversity, inclusion, safeguarding, and understanding schools as organizations and this Award can help you to find your first job in education.

For those already working or volunteering in a school, ELATT offers the Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools. This certificate is an excellent opportunity to enhance your existing knowledge and skills, preparing you for long-term success as a teaching assistant.

If you are currently working in a school and want to take your career to the next level, ELATT provides the Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools. This diploma focuses on supporting children with special educational needs and requires a minimum of one day a week in a school placement.

Benefits of ELATT's Teaching Assistant Course:

ELATT understands that starting a new career can be daunting, especially without prior experience. That’s why our courses are designed to be accessible for beginners. We provide ample support and guidance to ensure you grasp the material and gain the confidence needed to thrive in a teaching assistant role.

Moreover, ELATT believes in the power of experiential learning. With our teaching assistant volunteering positions, we offer a hands-on experience that allows you to apply what you’ve learned in a real-world setting, making a tangible impact on student’s lives. Volunteering as a teaching assistant not only enhances your CV but also serves as a steppingstone into the world of teaching, providing valuable insights into the rewards and challenges of the role.

ELATT’s volunteer teaching assistant opportunity is open to anyone interested in gaining teaching experience or contributing their spare time. Whether you’re looking to support adults with English as a second language or assist in classroom settings, this is a great chance to make a real difference while developing your skills.

If you’re passionate about teaching and eager to kickstart your career as a teaching assistant, ELATT is here to support you every step of the way. With our comprehensive courses, ranging from Level 1 to Level 3 qualifications, you can acquire the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in this rewarding field.

Don’t let a lack of experience hold you back. ELATT’s teaching assistant courses are designed to cater to beginners, ensuring a smooth transition into the role. Additionally, our volunteer teaching assistant positions provide hands-on experience, enhancing your CV and boosting your confidence.

Take the first step towards a rewarding career as a teaching assistant by exploring ELATT’s free Teaching Assistant course and volunteer opportunities. Let ELATT be your guide!