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Teaching Assistants - Are You New to the Role?

Audience: Primary
Single session
  • Primary School Improvement Training Package
  • Foundation
  • Key Stage 1
  • Key Stage 2

Brief Overview

This session will provide teaching assistants with an initial overview of the role, knowledge and skills that will enable them to undertake the role effectively.

Topics covered on the the course will include:

  • Relationships with adults and pupils.
  • Language and communication.
  • Questioning.
  • Giving feedback to pupils.
  • Assessing pupils' understanding during lessons.
  • Behaviour management.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the role of a teaching assistant.
  • Know what good learning looks like and how to facilitate it.
  • Understand good relationships with the class teacher and the pupil.



  • Session - 25/01/2024 09:30  -  12:30

Event Type




Delivered by

  • Anna McGrath