A child’s educational experience is shaped by the adults who support and challenge them in their learning. Education Support Assistants can create a positive learning environment for all children. As an Education Support Assistant, you’ll have the opportunity to build a child’s self esteem, improve their quality of life, and be an agent of change in their schooling experience.
Child Development; Behaviour; Children’s Rights; Additional Support Needs; Working with Autism; Communications 4; Literature; First Aid and HIV.
You will also have a work placement.
4 subjects at National 5; or Foundation Apprenticeship Social Services (Children and Young People). Participation at an information session, skills assessment and interview forms part of the selection criteria.
You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.
HNC Childhood Practice or employment as a classroom assistant
Early Learning and Child Care