Making the Most of Your Teaching Assistant is an essential handbook for every SENCo and teacher responsible for managing Teaching Assistants. Based firmly in the classroom and focused on supporting pupil progress it provides clear guidance and practical support in deploying, training and monitoring the effectiveness of Teaching Assistants. This easy-to-use book:
This book is an invaluable source of information and advice for class teachers and leadership teams who seek to make the most effective use of the teaching assistants in their schools to support the teacher, the learning, the curriculum, and the school as a whole. Trainee and new teachers will find the book an invaluable resource in preparing to work alongside and manage teaching assistants in their classrooms.
1. Appointing, Inducting and Developing Teaching Assistants 2. Different ways of working 3. Supporting teaching and learning in the classroom 4. Working with teaching assistants to include pupils with additional educational needs 5. Understanding effectiveness and impact References and suggested further reading