Teaching Assistants are an extremely valuable personnel resource in our schools. The Recruitment and Retention team has been proactive in developing career ladders for Teaching Assistants over many years.
This has included:
The Recruitment & Retention Team are Project Managers of the Graduate and Registered Teacher Programme (GRTP) and as such ensure that Teaching Assistants are aware of GRTP.
The Recruitment & Retention Team share with regional LAs information sessions on possible routes into teaching for Teaching Assistants.
The Recruitment & Retention Team runs a day and evening information and advice helpline to provide guidance on an individual basis.