NVQ Level 2 Teaching Assistant
The NVQ level 2 teaching assistant courses has been framed for those who will be able to work according to the instruction and guidance provided to them by their senior teachers. These courses will also be proven helpful for those who are joining the teaching profession as a new comer or these courses are also suitable for those who are working with a limited responsibility in a teaching assistant’s position. The individuals who are capable of undertaking different supporting programs on behalf of their senior teachers, or who can help the pupils by providing educational supports to them are also invited by the institutions for these NVQ level 2 teaching assistant training program.
The key responsibilities of a teaching assistant might be limited or can be broadened within the classroom or other than the main teaching profession. A teaching assistant might have to supervise as well as provide educational support for the pupils even if they are in need of special care. The assurance of the safety of the pupils is also a responsibility of a teaching assistant. In the NVQ level 2 teaching assistant training program the candidates will also be taught about the ways to motivate the pupils to increase interaction with their teachers. The candidates will have to support the teachers also. They might be helping the senior teachers in preparing the lesson planning, accurately recording the achievements and progressions of the pupils on behalf of the teachers, administering scheduled tests as well as invigilating exams and helping the teachers to prepare the results of the pupils are also the responsibilities of the teaching assistant which are going to be covered in these NVQ level 2 teaching assistant training program.
In order to become a teaching assistant the candidates need to have possession over some extra knowledge and skills such as good counting, proper utilization of the ICT for better support of the learners, know how’s about electronic equipments like photocopier, video etc. and basic knowledge about the ways of effective children learning.
The mandatory units that are going to be covered in these NVQ level 2 teaching assistant courses are helping with the classroom resources and records, proper care taking of the pupils and supporting them, providing support in learning activities, providing effective supports to the colleagues etc. There are some optional units also designed for the candidates to get help for their compulsory units such as supporting literacy and numeracy performances in the classrooms, contributing to the maintenance in the development of the pupil’s behavior, ensuring their safety and security. Supporting to the utilization of information and communication technology in the classroom and helping them maintain healthy and hygienic environment in the class room etc. are also included in these NVQ level 2 teaching assistant courses.