Becoming a Teaching Assistant (TA) can be a good introduction to working in a classroom and many Teachers have used this as a springboard to launch their educational careers. However, being a TA is an important job as TAs are a crucial part of the school team.
Importance of a Teaching Assistant
As a TA, you can find yourself working in a variety of Primary School or Secondary School settings. This could either be in a mainstream school, or in a Special School where you would be assisting children who have Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).