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Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools

Join one of the most important public services and help the future generation.


15 Months


Level 3

Career Sector

Early Years, Childcare & Education

Available At


Course overview

Support teachers in a real educational environment, supervising activities and helping learners reach their full potential. 

From planning with the class teacher to providing feedback after activities you will quickly advance your knowledge of this rewarding sector. 

Entry requirements

  • Four GCSEs Grade C/4 or above including GCSE English Language or Literature and Maths.

What will I study?

You will explore the different types of schools available in the UK as well as the work of influential theorists and relevant legislation to your work role. 


Communication and Professional Relationships with Children and Young People

Schools as Organisations

Promote Children and Young People's Positive Behaviour

Develop Professional Relationships with Children, Young People and Adults

Promote Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Work with Children and Young People

Support Assessment for Learning

Engage in Personal Development in Health, Social Care or Children and Young Person Settings

Support Children and Young Person Health & Safety

Understand Child and Young Person Development

Understand how to Safeguard and Wellbeing of Children and Young People

Why study at USP College? 

As well as our teachers' excellent experience of the sector, we also have strong industry links with relevant educational organisations 

What could I do next? 

You could progress on to a Teaching degree at university, or continue in your employment. Potential roles include a Learning Support Assistant and Teaching Assistant.