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Why be a Teacher Aide (TA)
A Teacher Aide is someone who is great with kids, who is patient, and above all understanding. It is a wonderfully rewarding and stable career choice for a stay at home mum returning to work, or someone looking for child-friendly hours.
Rewarding work | Family friendly hours | Quick to qualify |
Growth industry | Open doors to other opportunities
TAmums have gained employment in schools as Multi Skilled Teacher Aides
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Want to Enrol in a community supported course conducted in a primary school.
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SUPPORTIVE & EMPOWERING!
Learn in a supportive school environment within school hours of your children. Empowering you to return to work program as a teacher aide (TA). This is a community initiative and everyone is welcome to join the class.
Multi Skilled Teacher Aides (TA)
Classroom based Experiences
Additional Needs Support & Learning
HOW LONG IS THE COURSE & WHAT ARE THE HOURS LIKE?
Duration of the full course is 30 weeks. The classes are held once a week; 4.5 hours from 9.30am-2.00pm. There are no classes during school holidays and public holidays.
HOW MANY HOURS OF WORK PLACEMENT NEEDED?
Students must fulfil 100 hours of work placement in schools. Students are encouraged to seek placements within their children’s schools or nearby schools themselves. We will assist students with placements where possible.
DO I NEED A WORKING WITH CHILDREN CHECK (WCC)?
Yes this is required. Please apply when before you enrol as it takes about 3 weeks for approval.
TELL ME MORE ABOUT COURSE DELIVERY?
Classes are classroom based delivery in a primary school with online learning portal for students to submit their assignments. Not to worry, our trainer will support you through the assignments.
WHAT ARE THE COURSE FEES AND OTHER COSTS?
The fees details are given in the “Courses” page from the top website menu. Government funding is available, please call our course advisors to check your eligibiltyas you may receive state funding. Liz @ 0411 020 220 or Vicky @ 0414 386 024
What People Are Saying…
I can confirm with you that there are many job opportunities in schools for Education Support (ES) staff – this includes Integration Aides, Sickbay Attendants, Library Officers and Administration Officers. In fact demand for such personnel is increasing and will continue to grow in the foreseeable future. The Teacher Aide course which you are providing is an excellent opportunity for adults who are interested in working in schools in non-teaching roles as the course embraces a wide range of different ES roles that exist in schools and will give graduates the edge when seeking school employment. For the record, I employ 12 ES staff currently and I expect that this number will continue to grow in the future.
I commenced with Eastern Colleges in February 2018 to undertake Certificate III in Education Support. Everyone I have come across during this time have been so amazing and supportive in helping me achieve my dream of working in the education sector. I am happy to report that I am now working. I would highly recommend this course to other mums out there looking to re enter the workforce.
Just want to quickly say thank you. I always feel very inspired and pumped after your class. You are an amazing teacher and your stories and experiences are an absolute pleasure to listen to.
So Thank you again.
The Cert III Education Support course has helped me maintain my responsibilities as a mother of 2 beautiful children, a home-maker and an aspiring career woman. This course has equipped me with the skills and experiences to assist teachers in classrooms, understanding and supporting the learning needs of students with special needs. I am now a Teacher Aide (TA) in a local school.