Thinking of Training As a
Teaching Assistant in Zurich?
Teaching Assistant Course Zurich 18th September 2021 – 11th June 2022
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 18th September 2021 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 11th June 2022. 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:
18th September 2021
23rd October 2021
20th November 2021
11th December 2021
15th January 2022
12th February 2022
12th March 2022
9th April 2022
28th May 2022
11th June 2022
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, some or all of the course modules may 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.
Depending on the Covid situation it may be the case that some of the modules will be delivered online.
This course would be of interest to anyone wanting to work in an educational environment.
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