What I'll learn
You learn all aspects of specialist support, including:
- planning, delivering, and reviewing assessment strategies to support learning alongside the teacher
- bilingual and special needs support
- personal development
- reﬂective practice
How I'll learn
There are mandatory and optional units in this qualification.
- child and young person development
- safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
- communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults
- equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people
- help improve own and team practice in schools
- maintain and support relationships with children and young people
- support children and young people’s health and safety
- support children and young people’s positive behaviour
- support learning activities
- schools as organisations
- provide displays in schools or
- support children with disabilities, special educational needs
How I'll be assessed
You are assessed by your tutor or assessor using a range of methods. This could include direct observation in the workplace, a portfolio of evidence, written assignments or a task set by CACHE (Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education)
Practical qualification of the course requires you to do a work placement under the direction of a mentor/teacher/senior teaching assistant 2 days a week. You can find out more about this when you apply.
On successful completion, which requires 30 credits, you gain: CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (QCF).