CPD activities for teaching assistants (TAs)
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:
- Help them identify their strengths and make plans to nurture their skills
- Start discussions about setting actions to address their development needs
- Structure a CPD programme - find out more about how to develop, monitor and evaluate this
- Inform future performance objectives, along with other evidence
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.