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Classroom Support Staff Handbook

teaching personnel handbookTeaching Personnel, the UK’s leading recruitment specialist for education, has compiled a free teaching assistant handbook designed to give an overall view of teaching assistant roles, responsibilities and their position within the education system.

The handbook is a fantastic read for those just starting out or for those who want to know more about the diversity of the TA role.

The handbook includes the following topics:

  • TA roles and responsibilities (how TAs support pupils, teachers, the school and school curriculum)
  • Working in schools (the structure of the school system and academic year)
  • Working on supply (how Teaching Personnel can help TAs find work)
  • Working in the classroom (learning, behaviour management and social/health education)
  • Professional Practice (including teamwork, dress code, first aid etc)
  • Special Educational Needs (SEN definition, code of practice and types of SEN)
  • Career progression
  • Educational Abbreviations
  • Useful websites

Download Teaching Personnel’s Classroom Support Staff Handbook (PDF)

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