Becoming a teaching assistant

A career in teaching can be a very rewarding job, with each day never being the same. You get to work and support young children or adolescence as they learn and develop. Choosing a career as a teaching assistant is a fantastic job and it opens up many doors if you wish to develop your career and work towards becoming a qualified teacher.

You can apply for a teaching assistant job and begin your career in teaching. As a teaching assistant, you will need to have your core GCSEs in maths, English and science if you do not have these qualifications you could join an evening course whilst in the teaching assistant role. You need to work well with children and handle challenging situations well. You must have no criminal record and will require a certificate to prove this. If you are interested in starting a career in teaching, there is no reason why you can’t take the next step and begin searching for teaching assistant jobs in your local area.