Thinking of Training As a
Teaching Assistant in Zurich?
Teaching Assistant Course Zurich September 2020 – June 2021
Living in or around Zurich? Enjoy working with children? Looking for a fulfilling job? Why not train to be a Teaching Assistant?
Foundations For Learning, in addition to running classes for children has been successfully running a Teaching Assistant course for over 10 years! During that time they have trained many people in the skills required to become a teaching assistant.
Many of those who have taken the course have gone on to find jobs in International schools, bilingual schools and nurseries, where English is spoken. In fact, four past students have gone on to become qualified teachers through the University of Sunderland, something which is possible if you have a first degree.
The Teaching Assistant Course
The course begins on 19th September 2020 and takes place central Zurich one Saturday per month from 9am till 13.00 for a series of 10 months, with the final session on 12th June 2021. Highly qualified and experienced staff from Foundations for Learning as well as outside speakers who are acknowledged experts in their field will be delivering the course. In addition, you are given all the resources you need in the modules provided online.
In the first session, you receive two books written specifically for teaching assistants and these are the core reference books. The information contained in these books will be supplemented and expanded by the monthly face to face course sessions, as well as articles and extracts relating to specific subject areas which you will be studying.
The Teaching Assistant Course contains the following modules:
- Observing Children
- Occupational Therapy
- Sensory Integration Issues
- Speech and language
- English as an Additional Language
By the end of the course you will need to have completed two pieces of course work to qualify. The first is a child observation and the second is an essay further researching one of the modules (your choice) and relating it to work in the classroom. After successful completion of all the modules you will receive a Certificate confirming that you have successfully completed the Teaching Assistant Course.
Who Is The Course Aimed At?
The course is suitable for anyone wanting to work in the classroom or any educational environment. Teaching assistants are typically employed to work with children from Kindergarten age to 11 years old.
What Do You Need to Know In Advance?
There are no specific prerequisites, however, the course is delivered in English.
Teaching Assistant Course Zurich
Where: Hull’s School,Falkenstrasse 28a, Zürich (near Stadelhofen)
Dates: Saturday mornings from 9am – 1pm
All Sessions Take Place on Saturday mornings from 9am – 1pm 2020:
19th September 2020
24th October 2020
21st November 2020
12th December 2020
16th January 2021
6th February 2021
13th March 2021
24th April 2021
29th May 2021
12th June 2021
Cost: The cost per participant is CHF 2500
Your course fees cover all necessary materials required for successful completion.
Please note these dates are based on the current Covid19 situation. If things were to change, the course modules would be delivered online.
Foundations For Learning is a very friendly and welcoming organization and if you have any questions at all, please feel free to contact Sylvia Leck by emailing her here at any time..
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