Brilliant Teaching Assistant - BT Brilliant Teacher (Paperback)Louise Burnham (author)
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.
- 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
Publisher: Pearson Education Limited
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 320 g
Dimensions: 132 x 214 x 14 mm
‘ Brilliant Teaching Assistant – what a brilliant book! Provides the reader with a concise point of reference for all those important questions you need answered – but didn't know who to ask! Appropriate for aspiring teaching assistants, school volunteers and any adult who has the privilege of supporting teaching and learning in our schools.' Kim O'Rourke, CPD Co-ordinator supporting teaching and learning, Wiltshire ‘This is an invaluable reference book for all teaching assistants, covering broad aspects of the role. The practical case studies and further references and resources are particularly helpful.' Liz Wiltshire, Teaching Assistant ‘This comprehensive guide covers everything a teaching assistant should know in simplistic, manageable chapters – essential reading for every teaching assistant!' Tracey Perks, Teaching Assistant ‘A good introduction to twenty-first century schools and the varied role of a TA.' Liz Kidd, Teaching Assistant ‘Encourages the idea of excelling, rather than just surviving.' Gareth Hawkins, Classroom Teacher
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