Introduction to Working in a School

Are you thinking of working with children and young people in a school setting? This 20 hour course will give you an insight into school practice, policies and procedures. It will give a taster of the different teaching methods used in different key stages, particularly around the teaching of maths and English. You will look at the role and responsibilities of key members of staff and expert tutors will guide and direct you with careers advice and guidance on a career.

Course Structure

During this course you will look at:

  • The different types of schools and the role of key members of staff
  • Child Development
  • Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
  • English in the primary classroom
  • Maths in the primary classroom
  • Safeguarding and PREVENT
  • Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
  • The use of ILT in the classroom
  • Communication and positive behaviour management