SEN Teaching Assistant Diploma

John Academy presents SEN Teaching Assistant Diploma

SEN Teaching Assistant Diploma

Course Description

SEN stands for special educational needs. These educational methods are used for kids with special needs such as autism, dyslexia, and visual impairments just to name a few. Though every child has a right to public education in any institute they want, not all teachers are adequately prepared or trained to cater for their needs. This fully accredited SEN Teaching Assistant Diploma course is designed to help you become an ideal teaching assistant to all children. The course by John Academy is divided into three parts and starts with an introduction to SEN where you will discover your role as a teacher. Furthermore, you will find out more about SEN code of practices and gain an understanding on SENCO. You will also get tips on management strategies for SEN classrooms, dealing with pupils that suffer from a variety of conditions, und... Read More »

SEN stands for special educational needs. These educational methods are used for kids with special needs such as autism, dyslexia, and visual impairments just to name a few. Though every child has a right to public education in any institute they want, not all teachers are adequately prepared or trained to cater for their needs. This fully accredited SEN Teaching Assistant Diploma course is designed to help you become an ideal teaching assistant to all children.

The course by John Academy is divided into three parts and starts with an introduction to SEN where you will discover your role as a teacher. Furthermore, you will find out more about SEN code of practices and gain an understanding on SENCO. You will also get tips on management strategies for SEN classrooms, dealing with pupils that suffer from a variety of conditions, understand the difficulties they face and so much more. The next section introduces SEN in the USA where you learn about principles of special education and the SEN curriculum. Next, you look into ADHD, its causes, diagnosis, treatment and reasonable adjustments needed.

Becoming a SEN teaching assistant requires great dedication, knowledge, skills and strategies; and this course is sure enough to bring out these traits from you.

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Course Details:

Target Audience

  • Professionals who want to learn about SEN education
  • People who have an interest in school management
  • People who want to become SEN teachers
  • Parents with kids who have special needs

Access Timeframe

1 Year

Prerequisites

  • This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
  • Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.
Certificate Info:

Type of Certification

Accredited Certificate of Achievement / Certificate of Completion

Format of Certification

Digital and Print

Professional Association/Affiliation

The certificate of achievement is accredited by the International Accredited Organisation (IAO) and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) qualifications standards.

The certificate of completion is accredited by the Continuing Professional development (CPD) qualifications standards.

Method of Obtaining Certification

The learner may choose one of three options for this course: No Certificate, Digital Certificate or Printed Certificate. If the learner chooses the no certificate option, they only have course access and do not receive a certificate. The Digital Certificate gives the learner course access and a digital PDF accredited certificate of achievement will be sent to them upon successful exam completion. The Printed Certificate gives the learner course access and a hard copy accredited certificate of achievement that will be mailed to them upon successful exam completion. At the end of the course, they will be required to sit an online multiple-choice exam. The exam will be assessed automatically and immediately so that the learner will instantly know whether they have been successful.


If the learner does not wish to complete the exam, but completes the course successfully, they can obtain a certificate of completion for an additional fee through John Academy

Course Outline

  • Understanding the Development of Children and Young Person
  • Communication and Professional Relationships with Pupils and Family
  • Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young Person
  • Introduction to Special Educational Needs (SEN)
  • Understand Constructivism in the Classroom and Know Your Role as a Teacher
  • SEN Code of Practice
  • Get an Understanding on SENCO
  • Classroom Management Strategies for Children with Special Needs
  • Physical Difficulties, Sensory Difficulties, Cognitive Impairments of Pupils
  • How to Deal with Pupils with Autism
  • Understanding Learning Difficulties
  • Anger Management Methods for Pupils With Special Needs
  • Teaching Children with Down Syndrome
  • Conclusion SEN
  • INTRODUCTION to SEN USA
  • PRINCIPLES OF SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • SEN CURRICULUM
  • SEN TEACHING
  • CONCLUSION to SEN USA
  • What is ADHD?
  • Causes of ADHD
  • Diagnosing ADHD
  • Treating ADHD
  • ADHD and Education
  • Reasonable Adjustments: ADHD
  • Adults with ADHD
  • What is Dyslexia
  • Identifying Dyslexia
  • Co-occurring Conditions
  • Diagnosing Dyslexia
  • Creating Dyslexia Friendly Environment
  • Solutions for Dyslexia
  • Mock Exam - SEN Teaching Assistant Diploma
  • Final Exam - SEN Teaching Assistant Diploma

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