Last reviewed on 23 February 2022
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Share our audit with your teaching assistants (TAs) to help you identify their strengths and areas where they need more support. Find 4 ways to boost their confidence via targeted CPD in areas such as subject knowledge and assessment.

First, download and adapt our skills audit 

Share it with your TAs

Use it to:

KeyDoc: teaching assistant skills audit

Tailor the audit for TAs working with pupils with special educational needs (SEN)

Section 4 of the skills audit is for TAs working with pupils with SEN. They can use it to track their confidence in key areas, including knowledge of SEN-specific practice, attitudes and skills.

Encourage TAs to develop their subject knowledge

Primary schools: see if your English or maths hubs can help 

Contact your local maths hub to see if it offers this specialist mathematics project for primary TAs, or any other specific support for TAs.