Supporting Teacher Assistants to Work Effectively

Learning Focus
Australian Curriculum
Start Date
12 Jun, 2024
Enrol by
5 Jun, 2024
Program Description

Key themes of this training will be best practice strategies of support for teacher assistants.

  • Building a team – communication goals
  • Role definition – clear expectations
  • Creating common understandings of what best practice is – how do we do this?
  • Differentiation – what does this mean for teacher assistants?

This training will also cover some key themes to help support Teacher assistants.

  • Promoting independence – for a student
  • Fading back prompting
  • Velcro v helicopter approach
  • Responding to behaviour
Program Outcomes

Participants will be able to identify and implement key best practice strategies for working effectively with Teacher Assistants in the classroom.

Australian Professional Standard


  • Standard 3 – Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning
  • Standard 4 – Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments
  • Standard 5 – Assess, provide feedback and report on student learning
  • Standard 6 – Engage in professional learning
  • Standard 7 – Engage professionally with colleagues, parents/carers and the community


  • Leading teaching and learning
  • Developing self and others
  • Leading improvement, innovation and change
  • Leading the management of the school
Location, Dates & Times

This 1.5 hour session will be delivered online – 3:15 pm – 4:30 pm

  • Wednesday 12 June 2024