The Institute of Teacher Aide Courses is the number one choice for adult learners looking for a flexible and supportive environment in order to complete a nationally recognised teacher aide course in Newcastle. As the pre-eminent leader of teacher aide courses in Australia, you can expect nothing but exceptional support services, resources, materials and a high level of employability thanks to the dozens of teaching strategies and techniques that you will learn nowhere else.
The CHC30221 Certificate III in School Based Education Support is the most popular teacher aide course in Australia and it will be sufficient to help you find work as a teacher aide in Newcastle. However the CHC40221 Certificate IV in School Based Education Support will give your employment prospects a boost and more doors will open – this course is the ‘special needs’ course which is sought after by schools because of the fact that most teacher aides work with special needs students. The ever-popular teacher aide combo however is your best bet as it provides you will all the skills and knowledge of both courses plus the added benefit of two certificates to show potential employers for very little additional investment in cost and time.
Our teacher aide courses in Newcastle can be completed by distance learning – often also called online learning. Students enrolled in a teacher aide course online have access to ITAC’s world-leading online learning platform where they can watch pre-recorded lectures, download readings and access as plethora of materials and resources relevant to your future career as a teacher aide in the Newcastle area. To learn more about studying a teachers aide course from Newcastle via online learning we recommend reading this article here or this article: teacher aide courses: 18 thing you need to know.
Speaking of careers and schools in Newcastle, did you know that Newcastle East Public School was first established in 1816? Over 200 years later, Newcastle has expanded to be able to support a bustling education sector with over 150 schools in Newcastle (including the surrounding Hunter region). Given that almost all schools employ dozens of teacher aides (also called learning support officers or LSOs in NSW), you have plenty of options including kindergartens, primary schools, high schools, combined k-12 schools, government and non-government schools, and special needs centres or schools. You can find a full list of schools on the government’s school directory by clicking here.
When you enrol in a teacher aide course with ITAC and study from Newcastle, you will learn cutting edge strategies, skills, techniques and approaches to teaching and learning that schools really desire – we help our students to become leaders in their schools by empowering them with a high level of pedagogical expertise (knowledge of teaching strategies, approaches etc.).
You will learn the best practice techniques such as questioning and feedback when working with small groups, pairs and individuals. You will also learn how to support the operational, logistical and practical needs of running a classroom or centre. We go to great lengths to ensure that our students learn and master behaviour management techniques such as proximity and scanning. You will also learn about working with students with disabilities including those with multiple disabilities and/or comorbidities. To learn more about what teacher aides do we highly recommend this detailed article: What do teacher aides do?
If you’ve read this far, you are on the right track to beginning your new and exciting journey in an industry that is rewarding, challenging and ever so important to the lives of the next generation of Australians. To learn more about this exciting opportunity and how you can support the learning of hundreds of children over the course of many years to come, contact ITAC.
The introductory teacher aide course covering all the basics of working in a school.LEARN MORE
The industry standard TA course with a focus on disabilities and disorders.LEARN MORE
Save time and money by completing ITAC's popular Teacher Aide Combo.LEARN MORE
Be sure to ask your provider for a sample of their resources and assessments before enrolling.LEARN MORE
For the CHC40221 Certificate IV in School Based Education Support.
Interest free plans from $40 - no hidden fees, includes all resources.
From $50 - courses subsidised by the Queensland government.
Friendly trainers with years of experience in local schools.
We visit every learner on placement to help improve your practice.
A 30-day no obligation period so you can be sure the course is for you.
Supported, self-paced distance mode or class from 1 day per week.
Learn industry best practice and research-based pedagogy.
An established provider with more than 5000 happy graduates.
The Institute of Teacher Aide Courses is the go-to provider for nationally recognised teacher aide courses. Around 1 in 2 students choose to study Australia's most popular TA course with ITAC.
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