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This programme is aimed at learning support staff who work under the supervision of the class teacher, whose lesson planning and day-to- day direction set the framework within which the individual works. Occupational roles could include: teaching assistant, classroom assistant, learning support assistant, special/additional needs assistant or pastoral/welfare support assistant.
You must be working, paid or unpaid (volunteering) in a suitable role for a minimum of 16 hours a week.
An Assessor will visit the learner at their workplace, once a month for a minimum of one hour. In addition to this, they will be set approximately four hours of work to complete before the next meeting.
Understand child and young person development
Understand how to safeguard the wellbeing of children and young people
Support children and young people’s health and safety
Engage in personal development in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings
Support learning activities
Promote children and young people’s positive behaviour
Develop professional relationships with children, young people and adults
Promote equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people
Support assessment for learning
Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults
Schools as organisations
Up to 14 months
Edexcel Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support in Teaching and Learning in Schools
ACT Head Office, Ocean Park House, East Tyndall Street, Cardiff, CF24 5ET.
T 029 2046 4727