July 12, 2022

Supporting TA Expertise 22/23

This course will ensure that Teaching Assistants are equipped with the knowledge, skills and strategies which are required to support Quality First Teaching and enable pupils to get back on track.

Why join this course for Teaching Assistants?

This programme will ensure that TAs are equipped with the knowledge, skills and strategies which are required to support Quality First Teaching and enable pupils to get back on track.

The course consists of 10 sessions that will cover a wide range of topics that will enable TAs to effectively support learning in both English and Mathematics and to facilitate the learning of SEND pupils across the curriculum.

Teaching assistants will have access to a bank of useful supporting resources for each unit to allow personal learning to turn instantly into professional practice.

What topics will be covered?

Session 1

Behaviour

Session 1

Session 2

Supporting Phonics

Session 2

Session 3

Supporting Writing

Session 3

Session 4

Supporting Vocabulary Instruction

Session 4

Session 5

Assessment for Learning Strategies

Session 5

Session 6

CPA in Maths

Session 6

Session 7

Supporting Calculation

Session 7

Session 8

Questioning in Maths

Session 8

Session 9

Supporting SEND pupils in the classroom

Session 9

Session 10

Covering a class at short notice!

Session 10

What are the training objectives?

What are the expected outcomes of this course?

How and when will this course be delivered?

All sessions will be held from 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Dates

Who will deliver this course?

Ruth McGlone

Ruth has 15 years of working in Norfolk Schools and just under 10 years as a Headteacher, leading a school through some challenging circumstances. As a Headteacher who has led a school through Covid-19 she is very well placed to appreciate the pressures on TAs today. Ruth has worked as a System Leader as part of the Sheringham Teaching School Alliance and has been active in supporting the development of Mastery Mathematics in West Norfolk alongside the Cambridge Maths Hub.

Becky Clinton

Becky has worked in primary education for over 20 years, teaching from EYFS to year 6 and has led a number of middle leadership and management roles. She has previously worked for Norfolk County Council (NCC) as a maths advisor and has also worked as a leading maths teacher and SLE. Becky is NCETM professional lead accredited and has worked for the Angles Maths Hub. She is currently a KS1 Lead moderator for NCC and works as an education advisor part-time for a local MAT. Becky has worked for VNET as a maths associate for a number of years and has created a successful maths professional community as well as providing bespoke maths support in schools.

How do I take part?

Ready to join this course?

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