Connex Career Pathways

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Further your career in education with Connex Education Partnership via Connex Career Pathways

Here at Connex Education Partnership we support our candidates in developing their skills and formal qualifications. We are pleased to be able to offer fully funded enrolment to candidates (subject to eligibility).

Courses for existing and aspiring Teaching Assistants and Cover Supervisors

Our nationally recognised Level 3 and 4 qualifications are aimed at those looking to start a career as a Teaching Assistant or Cover Supervisor or those looking to up-skill in their current role. These qualifications are perfect for professionals looking to demonstrate to employers that they have the necessary skills to be a Teaching Assistant or Higher-Level Teaching Assistant.

Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

This qualification will provide you with an understanding of the knowledge and skills needed when working directly with children or young people in primary, secondary or specialist schools. You will learn about children and young people’s development, safeguarding their welfare and communication.

This OFQUAL regulated distance learning qualification, recognised by schools and OFSTED, provides the skills to work in a school as a Teaching Assistant.

You will have full support and guidance from a personal tutor for the duration of the course. This qualification involves a school-based placement, and we will support you in finding your required school hours with our complimentary placement support.

(26 credits at Level 3 / 180 Guided learning hours)

Level 4 Certificate for Higher-Level Teaching Assistants

As a qualified or experience Teaching Assistant, you will already be supporting pupils to develop and progress within the classroom. However, you may be looking for your next career progression and this Level 4 course will give you the knowledge and skills you need. As a Higher-Level Teaching Assistant you will be equipped to teach classes on your own and cover lessons when required. This makes you an invaluable source of support for your teacher and school.

This is an OFQUAL recognised qualification suitable for an experienced or qualified Teaching Assistant looking to demonstrate they have the skills to perform the role of a Higher-Level Teaching Assistant

As part of this is a distance-learning course you will have personal tutoring and coaching to support during your studies

This qualification involves a school-based placement. We will support you in finding your required school hours and this maybe as a supply or part time paid role with our complimentary placement support.

(36 credits at Level 4 / 360 Guided learning hours)

Level 5 Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)

This qualification is aimed at professionals looking to teach English abroad or online and if you are looking to teach English overseas, we strongly recommend you hold a Level 5 Certificate. As a UK and OFQUAL regulated qualification it is an internationally recognised and sought-after qualification. You will have full support and guidance from a personal tutor for the duration of the course.

Once you have successfully completed your Level 5 TEFL Certificate, should you wish, our sister company,  The International Teaching Partnership, can help support your search for an overseas job opportunity with our complimentary recruitment support and free access to a growing library of online CPD through our sister company Thirsty Scholars Partnership..

(32 credits at Level 5 / 180 Guided learning hours)

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