Our industry leading Teachers Aide (Advanced) course is designed to provide you with all the necessary skills and knowledge to work in education support. It's also a fantastic teachers aide course if you already work in the industry and want to refresh or enhance your CV!
"I have recently completed my Teachers Aide (Advanced) certificate and I would like to acknowledge the wonderful support team. I would like to thank Lisa and Susan for their guidance, lovely friendly voices on the phone and their passion and dedication to see me succeed. The girls are very easy to talk with and gave me lots of advice and confidence to finish along the way. Their professionalism and constant contact with me via email and phone gave me the necessary tasks to complete my course with easy to follow instructions. I'm certainly glad I asked!" - Kristy
Our Advanced Teachers Aide Certificate will help you to display the key soft skills required to make it as a successful education support worker.
Students of this Advanced Teachers Aide Course study the most effective, best practice, research-based classroom practices including behaviour management techniques, teaching strategies, and how to provide operational and logistical support to the teacher. Students learn how to implement a range of pedagogical skills such as explicit instruction, feedback techniques, metacognitive skills, play-based learning, and dozens of literacy and numeracy strategies such as active reading and graphic organisers. In addition, students learn to apply these skills to support the learning, behaviour and developmental needs of students with disabilities and disorders including complex needs such as multiple-disabilities and comorbidities.
Teacher aides need to be:
There are no formal qualifications required to become a teacher aide. However, many employers prefer to hire teacher aides who have experience working with young people. Teacher aides must undergo a police background check.
What will you learn with our Advanced Teachers Aide Course?
This course will fully prepare you for a career in the classroom, helping teachers to educate, support and inspire students.
This course will give you the expertise to communicate and work collaboratively with teachers and colleagues, as well as to support the holistic wellbeing, health and safety of all students.
You will master the skills that you need to effectively help children learn and develop numeracy, literacy and oral language skills.
During your studies you will learn how to help children and teens with behavioural issues, and how to fully support and assist those with special learning needs.
You will become adept at implementing planned education programs in classroom settings, as well as helping with the organisation and management of classrooms and community education centres.
Why should you invest in this teachers aide course?
Succeeding in today's society requires a commitment to lifelong learning and professional development. This course will show employers currency in your skills and knowledge and commitment in achieving career goals & becoming a better employee.
Please check with your state department for the relevant "checks/permissions" that may be required to gain employment in this industry (I.E Blue card for working with children).
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Delivered 100% online, no classroom required
Instant access (simply enrol online, anytime)
Assessments are short answer and multiple choice
Fast turnaround on marking (within 1 business day)
One on one tutor support
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There are no formal requirements to do this course.
This Teachers Aide Advanced Certificate is designed for people with little or no prior experience in the education industry who would like to start a career as a full-time or part-time Teachers Aide or Education Support Officer. The course is delivered 100% percent online 24/7 and takes 150 hours to complete.
To successfully complete this course, a student must:
Have access to the internet and the necessary technical skills to navigate the online learning resources
Have access to any mobile device with internet connectivity (laptop, desktop, tablet)
Be a self-directed learner
Possess sound language and literacy skills
Support Behaviour Of Children And Young People
Set Up & Sustain Individual & Small Group Learning Areas
Work Effectively With Students & Colleagues
Reflect And Improve Own Professional Practice
Comply With Legislative, Policy & Industrial Requirements In The Education Environment
Comply With School Administrative Requirements
Contribute To The Health And Safety Of Students
Support Students With Additional Needs In The Classroom Environment
Contribute To The Organisation & Management Of Classroom Or Centre
Assist In Implementation Of Planned Educational Programs
Contribute To Student Education In All Development Domains
Assist In Facilitation Of Student Learning
Work With Students In Need Of Additional Support
Support Learning And Implementation Of Responsible Behaviour
Use Educational Strategies To Support Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Education
Facilitate Learning For Students With Disabilities
Provide Support To Students With Autism Spectrum Disorder
Support The Development Of Literacy & Oral Language Skills
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This is a foundational topic and will give you the skills and knowledge required to promote and encourage children’s agency. Let’s start off by learning about the different theories and/or approaches about childhood learning.
This approach concentrates on recording, documenting and responding to what happens throughout the day rather than predetermined planning. It is a very interest-based curriculum that builds upon and responds to children’s skills, abilities, interests, knowledge and children’s social relationships and interactions. As an Educator, you are encouraged to create provocations to appeal to children, capture their curiosity and interest and create new learning opportunities. Emergent curriculum allows you to respond to spontaneous or unexpected events. Under this approach children are viewed as capable and that new skills and knowledge will emerge from their interactions with others and as theywork on areas or investigations of interest.
An Emergent Curriculum emphasises the process of learning rather than the product. It involves:
• Areas well stocked with materials that can be utilised in a variety of ideas and interests (e.g. different areas for science, creative, natural, technology, etc.)
• Materials offered to children in inviting ways which encourage creativity and self-selection(e.g. open baskets, containers, art and craft trolley)
• Flexible routines, which are relaxed and unhurried
• Children involved in the setup of the day’s learning experiences
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