Brilliant Teaching Assistant

Series
Prentice Hall
Author
Louise Burnham  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
1
Language
English
Total pages
200
Pub.-date
March 2011
ISBN13
9780273734420
ISBN
0273734423
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Description

What does it really take to become a brilliant teaching assistant?

Are you getting the most out of your current support role? Are you aware of the training and development opportunities available to you? How do you become more effective in the classroom? What can you do to take your career further?

Brilliant Teaching Assistant answers these questions and many more. Outlining the key duties and responsibilities of the role, and illustrated with examples from practical contexts, Louise Burnham will show you how to shine in the classroom and focus on your continuing professional development to aim for the next step in your career in education.

 BRILLIANT OUTCOMES

  • Understand the school curriculum, timetabling and planning
  • Work more effectively with other school staff
  • Learn what you can do to better support the pupils in your care

Features

 BRILLIANT OUTCOMES

  • Understand the school curriculum, timetabling and planning
  • Work more effectively with other school staff
  • Learn what you can do to better support the pupils in your care

Table of Contents

Introduction

 

1 Working effectively as part of the whole school team

2 The school curriculum, timetabling and planning

3 Supporting teaching and learning – making an effective contribution

4 Managing behaviour

5 Working with pupils who have special educational needs

6 Working with pupils who speak English as an additional language

7 Working with Gifted and Talented pupils

8 Providing pastoral support

9 Health, safety, first aid and safeguarding

10 Extended and out of school provision

11 Reflecting on your practice and continuing professional development

 

Appendix 1: Case studies solutions

Appendix 2: Teacher/TA feedback sheet

Back Cover

What does it really take to become a brilliant teaching assistant?

Are you getting the most out of your current support role? Are you aware of the training and development opportunities available to you? How do you become more effective in the classroom? What can you do to take your career further?

Brilliant Teaching Assistant answers these questions and many more. Outlining the key duties and responsibilities of the role, and illustrated with examples from practical contexts, Louise Burnham will show you how to shine in the classroom and focus on your continuing professional development to aim for the next step in your career in education.

 BRILLIANT OUTCOMES

  • Understand the school curriculum, timetabling and planning
  • Work more effectively with other school staff
  • Learn what you can do to better support the pupils in your care

‘Encourages the idea of excelling, rather than just surviving.’
Gareth Hawkins, classroom teacher

 

 

Author

Louise Burnham currently works as an early years and primary teacher. She also led teaching assistant training and worked on childcare and teaching courses at a London FE college for a number of years as a tutor and assessor. Louise has written many books for early years and teaching assistant qualifications, and continues to work with early years and teaching assistant students.