National Teaching Assistants’ Day

Today, Monday 16th September 2019 is National Teaching Assistants’ Day!

Teaching Assistants’ provide an increasingly vital important resource within the classroom.  The National Teaching Assistants’ Day was created to recognise this contribution that Teaching Assistants’ make to the education and support of school children across the UK.

Here are some statistics about:

96% of Headteachers believe that Teaching Assistants’ add value to their school.

244,000 Teaching Assistants’ work in schools throughout the UK.  In 2002 this figure was 71,800.

44% of parents with autistic children want more Teaching Assistants’ in UK schools.

At Profile we like to support the career development of Teaching Assistants.  We provide a range of courses and apprenticeships that are suitable for entering the profession or career development.

We were one of the first apprenticeship training providers to push the new Teaching Assistant Standard that was released back in July 2018 and we have some of the apprentices due to take their End Point Assessment in early 2020.

Through our Adult Learner Loan provision with the Student Loans Company, we offer the Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (which we primarily offer as an online course so it can be done in your own time, submitting work online), the Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools, which is a little bit more in depth and is for more senior roles or for more advanced learners the Level 4 Certificate for the Advanced Practitioner in Schools and Colleges which is used to build on the success of the Level 3 course.

We also provide a range of Level 2 courses in areas that are very useful for skills development such as the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism, the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health or the Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Bullying in Children and Young People as well as many other options.  However, due to Government funding, we are still waiting on funding for these courses.

If you would like further information, please check other links on this blog, call us on 01843 609300 or drop us an email to enquiries@profiledt.co.uk

The image, statistics and relevant information in this post has been take from the National Teaching Assistants’ Day website 

 

Early Years Educator Standard

This time last year, Profile were are the forefront of creating a programme and signing up apprentices to the newly released Level 3 Teaching Assistant Standard Apprenticeship which replaces the framework Supporting Teaching and Learning level 2 and 3 apprenticeships when the switch over is confirmed.  We were one of the first training providers nationwide to release this Standard and get new / existing employers on board with the future of apprenticeship training.

This year, there is a new apprenticeship standard that has been released and again, we at Profile are at the forefront of creating a programme and introducing new / existing employers from the level 2 and 3 Early Years Educator frameworks to the newly introduced Level 3 Early Years Educator Standard.

We are proud of the fact that Profile are constantly looking to the future and constantly evolving in an ever changing sector.  A year into the Teaching Assistant Standard and our apprentices are on track and our current employers are happy with the work that is being done.  We are now meeting with more employers to talk about the new programme and taking on even more Teaching Assistant Standards for the next academic year.  

Nursery World Magazine has released an article about the Early Years Educator which you can view below or by clicking here, but if you would like any information about our apprenticeship programmes on offer which could help both the apprentice and their employer then please contact us on 01843 609300 or email us at enquiries@profiledt.co.uk.

We look forward to hearing from you!

 

Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

Here at Profile we have partnered with KM Digital Solutions so we can get the word out about our Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools.

We think the course is brilliant and will give you the opportunity to become a Qualified Teaching Assistant.

Please visit the website, give us a call on 01843 609300, text TRAIN to 60777 for some further information and tune into kmfm to hear our advert.

Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

Are you looking to be a Teaching Assistant but missing the necessary qualifications?

Are you looking to get back into work?

Are you looking to enhance your skills?

Profile Development and Training Ltd are offering the Cache NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools the standard qualification for this job role.

The classroom-based sessions will start in our Broadstairs training room in February 2019.  You will meet with the tutor for just 1/2 a day every fortnight over a period of 12 months but have contact via email or telephone between these sessions.

Alternatively, we can offer this qualification fully online to learners based in Kent and South East London where you will still receive a tutor who can assist you via email or telephone as you progress on the course.

In order to achieve this qualification, you need to either be volunteering or working in a school support role or looking to (we can help with this).

With the fact that we have now been rated as GOOD by Ofsted you can be sure that you are receiving quality teaching and training.

Courses are normally funded through an Advanced Learner Loan. For further information visit: www.gov.uk/advanced-learner-loan.  Repayments will only be made on the loan once you are earning £25,000 or more per annum and it does not count against your credit score.

Please email directly to admin@profiledt.co.uk or use the contact form below for more information.

 

Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

Are you looking to be a Teaching Assistant but missing the necessary qualifications? Looking to return to work?

We can help you achieve the Cache NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools the standard qualification for this job role: https://bit.ly/2OCwL7E

Classroom based sessions start in our Broadstairs training room in November 2018. You will meet for just 1/2 a day every fortnight over a period of 12 months.

Alternatively, we can offer this qualification fully online to learners based in Kent and South East London.

In order to achieve this qualification, you need to either be volunteering or working in a school support role or looking to (we can help with this).

Courses are normally funded through an Advanced Learner Loan. For further information visit: www.gov.uk/advanced-learner-loan.

Please contact us via Facebook or admin@profiledt.co.uk for more information.

Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

Profile Development and Training are pleased to offer a variety of support courses which can be fully funded with an Advanced Learner Loan (“AL”). The AL is essentially a student loan which only becomes repayable when the applicant earns over £25,000 per annum, which means there is no cost to you as the learner unless you earn over this threshold. For more guidance on the AL, please click here.

Level 3 Courses

We offer comprehensive support throughout the duration of the courses which can be online or classroom based – depending on your preference. Whether you choose the online route or learning in a group classroom setting, these tutor led courses will run cohorts for 12 months for Certificate qualifications and 14 months for Diploma.

Please note these qualifications require an observation in post.  

A summary of Level 3 courses is outlined below, please click on each course for more information:

Qualification Expected Duration  Loan Price
NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools 12 months £1417
NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching & Learning in Schools 12 months £2225
NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Educator 14 months £2882

Online

If you opt for online learning, you will be provided with access to our electronic portal where you will access online learning materials relevant to your course and submit all work via this platform. Online learners can begin as soon as they are enrolled.

Classroom

We regularly provide the option for classroom learning.  These would be held fortnightly at our training facilities in Broadstairs throughout term time. A copy of the course programme and person specification will be provided on enrolment. In addition, 1-2-1 tutor sessions will also be run on a regular basis for individual learner support. 

If you would be interested in this please email enquiries@profiledt.co.uk and the relevant colleague with respond to your query.

 Requirements

  Work or voluntary placement in school (for observation).

✓    Aged 19+.

✓    Commitment of one day a week for the duration of the course.

If you are interested in any of the courses above, please complete the form below or call us on 01843 609 300.