Teaching assistant

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Teaching assistants assist teachers with their day-to-day classroom work and with routine administrative tasks.

Current Entry Requirements

Academic qualifications may be required by some employers, although entry is possible with relevant experience (possibly on a voluntary basis) alone. An NVQ Level 2 qualification is available. CRB clearance is mandatory.

Typical education level:

Level 1-3

Typical Tasks

  • Assists teacher with preparation or clearing up of classroom.
  • Looks after lesson materials such as paper, pencils and crayons.
  • Listens to children read, reads to them or tells stories.
  • Assists children with washing or dressing for outdoor and similar activities.
  • Makes simple teaching aids and constructs thematic displays of educational material or children's work.
  • Helps with outings and other out-of-classroom activities.
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