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EYFS Teaching Assistant Training Course

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374 Students enrolled on this course 4.5 (2 Reviews)

clock Last updated May 21, 2024

This QLS endorsed Level 5 course equips you with the knowledge and skills to become a valuable teaching assistant in Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) settings. You’ll gain a comprehensive understanding of child development, effective teaching practices, and how to create a stimulating learning environment for young children.

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Endorsed Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme

Upon successful completion of the final assessment, you will be eligible to apply for the Quality Licence Scheme Endorsed Certificate of achievement. This certificate will be delivered to your doorstep through the post for £99. An extra £10 postage charge will be required for students leaving overseas. 

CPD Accredited Certificate

After the successful completion of the final assessment, you will receive a CPD-accredited certificate of achievement. The PDF certificate is for 9.99, and it will be sent to you immediately after through e-mail. You can get the hard copy for 15.99, which will reach your doorsteps by post.  


Method of Assessment

At the end of the course, there will be an online MCQ assessment. In order to pass this exam, you must score at least 60%. When you submit the assessment, you will get the results immediately and can apply for your QLS-endorsed certificate.

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Course Curriculum

EYFS Teaching Assistant Training Course - Updated Version
Introduction to the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) 00:12:00
Importance of Early Years Development 00:19:00
EYFS Teaching Techniques 00:14:00
Working as an EYFS Teacher 00:18:00
Promoting Learning & Development 00:29:00
Children Having Special Education Needs or Disabilities 00:16:00
Parents Guide to the Early Years Foundation Stage 00:09:00
Welfare Requirements 00:16:00
The EYFS Educational Philosophies and Privileges 00:13:00
Registration, Inspection, and Quality Improvement 00:10:00
EYFS Framework in 2021 00:10:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – EYFS Teaching Assistant Training Course 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – EYFS Teaching Assistant Training Course 00:20:00
Assignment – EYFS Teaching Assistant Training Course 1 week
Order Your Certificate
Order your Certificate QLS 00:00:00
Recommended Materials
Workbook – EYFS Teaching Assistant Training Course 1 week, 4 days
EYFS Teaching Assistant Training Course - Old Version
Module 1: Introduction to EYFS Teaching and Early Years of Childhood Development
The Importance of Education in Early Childhood 00:15:00
Why is Education Important? 00:15:00
Key Benefits of Early Childhood Education 00:15:00
The Importance of Parent Involvement in Early Childhood Education 00:05:00
How Education Affects Early Childhood Development 00:15:00
Qualities of a Good Early Childhood Teacher 00:05:00
Module 2: Working as an EYFS Teacher
The Role of the Early Years Teacher 00:15:00
Working with Young Children 00:15:00
Teaching Kids Life Skills at an Early Age 00:15:00
Teach Preschool Kids to Count 00:15:00
Set Up a Reward System for Children 00:15:00
Teach New Skills by Acting out Scenes 00:05:00
Teach Kids About Their Feelings 00:05:00
Teach Self-Care Skills to Children with Special Needs 00:15:00
Teach Your Kids Time Management Skills 00:30:00
Requirements, Qualifications and Useful Skills 00:05:00
Module 3: Understanding the EYFS Framework
The Early Years Framework 00:30:00
Understanding the EYFS Framework 00:05:00
A Fair and Flexible Framework 00:05:00
Regulation of Learning and Development 00:15:00
Module 4: Promoting Learning and Development
The Learning and Development Requirements 00:30:00
The Early Learning Goals 00:15:00
The Characteristics of Effective Learning 00:30:00
Module 5: Curriculum for EYFS Teaching
The EYFS Curriculum Design 00:05:00
Learning and Teaching Through Play 00:30:00
Playful Learning and Playful Teaching 00:15:00
Module 6: Methods for EYFS Teaching
Teaching Methods 00:15:00
Strategies for 21st Century Early Childhood Teachers 00:15:00
Creating an Enabling Environment 00:30:00
Innovative Ideas to Make Your Teaching Methods More Effective 00:15:00
Module 7: Working with Children Having Special Education Needs or Disabilities (SEN/SEND)
Understand Constructivism in the Classroom and know your role as a teacher 01:00:00
SEN Code of Practice 01:00:00
Get an Understanding on SENCO 01:00:00
Classroom Management Strategies for Children with Special Needs 00:30:00
Physical Difficulties, Sensory Difficulties, Cognitive Impairments of Pupils 01:00:00
How to Deal with Pupils with Autism 00:30:00
Module 8: EYFS and Educational Philosophies and Exemptions to the EYFS
Montessori and the EYFS 00:05:00
The Montessori Approach 00:15:00
Exemptions from EYFS Learning and Development Requirements 00:15:00
Module 9: Promoting Child Welfare in the Early Years
Welfare Requirements become Safeguarding and Welfare Requirements 00:05:00
Staffing Roles and Responsibilities 00:05:00
Module 10: Finding Work as an EYFS Teacher
Early Years Teacher 00:30:00
Teaching Jobs: Where to Find Them and When to Apply 00:15:00
How to write a must-read CV 00:15:00

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    the course itself was an amazing lerning opputionety to axpand my knowlegh and to work on

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    Really enjoyed this course.


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Frequently asked questions

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What skills do you need to be an EYFS teaching assistant?

Patience, strong communication skills, empathy, adaptability, and a foundational understanding of child development and EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage) framework are essential. Additionally, the ability to work well in a team and manage small group activities is important.

What is the best qualification for a teaching assistant?

A recognized qualification for a teaching assistant can include a Level 2 or Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning, or a similar qualification specific to early childhood education.

What is a Level 3 early years teaching assistant?

A Level 3 early years teaching assistant has completed a qualification that covers advanced knowledge and skills for supporting learning and development in children from birth to five years, typically within the EYFS framework.

What qualifications do I need to be a teaching assistant in the UK?

While formal qualifications aren't always mandatory, most employers prefer candidates with at least a Level 2 or Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning or equivalent. GCSEs in English and Maths may also be required.

How to become a nursery assistant in the UK?

To become a nursery assistant, you often need GCSEs in English and Maths and a relevant childcare qualification like a Level 2 or 3 Certificate in Childcare. Experience in childcare settings can be beneficial, and further training may be provided on the job.

What is a teaching assistant salary in the UK?

The average salary for a teaching assistant in the UK ranges from £14,000 to £25,000 per year, depending on location, experience, and qualifications.

What is a Level 1 teaching assistant UK?

A Level 1 teaching assistant in the UK typically assists with basic tasks under close supervision. This role may require minimal qualifications and focuses on supporting classroom activities and student needs.

What is a Level 1 teaching assistant course in the UK?

A Level 1 teaching assistant course in the UK provides introductory knowledge and skills for supporting teaching and learning in schools. It covers basic classroom assistance and working with children under direct supervision.

How to write a CV for a teaching assistant job?

Highlight your educational background, any relevant qualifications, experience in educational settings, and key skills like communication, teamwork, and knowledge of educational frameworks. Tailor your CV to the specific job requirements.

How to be a good nursery TA?

Be patient, nurturing, and communicative. Understand child development, EYFS standards, and be proactive in supporting children's learning and well-being. Work collaboratively with nursery staff and engage with children in creative and educational activities.

What is the role of a reception TA?

A reception TA supports the teacher in managing the classroom, assisting with learning activities, and providing individual support to students in the reception class (typically ages 4-5). They help with classroom preparation and student welfare.

What is the role of a teaching assistant in EYFS?

In EYFS, a teaching assistant supports the teacher in delivering the curriculum, assists with classroom management, and provides targeted support to individual children or small groups to enhance learning and development.

What skills do teaching assistants have?

Skills include effective communication, empathy, organisation, adaptability, knowledge of educational practices and child development, and the ability to support diverse learning needs.

What is the main role of a teaching assistant (TA)?

The main role is to support the teacher in delivering the curriculum, assist with classroom management, provide targeted support to students, and contribute to a positive learning environment.

How to be a good teaching assistant?

Be proactive, communicate effectively, understand the educational needs of students, be adaptable, collaborate with teachers and parents, and continually seek professional development.

What is the highest level teaching assistant?

The highest level for a teaching assistant can be a Level 4 Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) status, where the assistant takes on more responsibility, including covering classes and supporting lesson planning.

What are the two major duties of a reception?

In a school setting, a receptionist typically manages front desk operations, including greeting visitors, answering phone calls, handling inquiries, and assisting with administrative tasks.

How to write a CV for a receptionist job?

Include your contact information, a professional summary, relevant work experience (highlighting customer service and administrative skills), educational background, and any specific qualifications or certifications.

What is a reception position?

A reception position involves managing the front desk or reception area, handling guest or visitor inquiries, managing communication lines, and supporting various administrative tasks.

How do teaching assistants support children?

They support by providing individualised assistance, facilitating group activities, adapting materials to meet learning needs, and helping maintain a safe and nurturing learning environment.

How can teaching assistants help with lesson planning?

Teaching assistants can contribute by preparing materials, offering insights on student needs, and suggesting adaptations or activities that align with students' learning styles and abilities.

Can a TA cover a reception class?

Typically, a standard TA may assist in a reception class under the supervision of a qualified teacher. A Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) may cover classes more independently.

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