School Shadow Support Worker Course

School Shadow Support Worker Course

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Overview

Are you interested in a rewarding career in the education sector or looking to work as a shadow support worker in mainstream schools? In this School Shadow Support Worker Course, you will learn how to integrate students with special or learning needs successfully and develop an effective plan for working within their classroom setting as a team with their current teachers. 

Discover how to assess a child’s needs and support students with a wide range of learning difficulties as well as ensure the students are given opportunities to be independent. You will also master how to create an inclusive classroom environment for children with special or learning needs.

This course is led by a professional instructor who will train you on how to help children become increasingly more autonomous in the classrooms as well as become more functional academically, emotionally, behaviourally, and socially.

Highlights of The School Shadow Support Worker Course:

  • Learn about the role and responsibilities a shadow teacher play in the classroom
  • Discover the benefits for an inclusive education system and understand the varying needs of children with special needs
  • Analyse different areas of concern and develop effective strategies to ease children ease into mainstream schools
  • Gain the skills to implement strategies to teach, support and care for children with special needs
  • Understand classroom management techniques that really work with children with special needs
  • Broaden your understanding of effective behavioural management strategies 
  • Learn how to apply visual strategy in the classroom to support children with their learning 
  • Gain sufficient knowledge about the importance of fading and promoting independence
  • Explore the best practices for intervention for children with special needs

Course design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Text/Video lessons
  • Online study materials

Who is this School Shadow Support Worker Course for?

This School Shadow Support Worker Course is ideal for any parent, teacher or professional involved in special needs education, especially those who are supporting children going into or are already in schools. This course is also perfect for anyone who would like to learn more about persons with developmental disorders, including learning disabilities and its impact on academic development. There are no learning requirements or formal degrees necessary to begin this course, and it can be studied on a full-time or part-time basis.

How is the course assessed?

To successfully complete the course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.

Will I receive a certificate of completion?

Upon successful completion, you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised professional qualification and you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at a cost of £9 and Hardcopy Certificate for £15.

Requirements

The School Shadow Support Worker Course is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.

Career Path

Upon successful completion, learners will be equipped with all the essential knowledge to work with special needs children in mainstream schools and provide them with the necessary support in classroom sessions to unlock their potential.

Course Curriculum

Introduction to School Shadow Support for Children with Special Needs
Introduction 00:05:00
Benefits of Inclusive Education System and the Role of a School Shadow Support
Benefits of Inclusive Education System and the Role of a School Shadow Support 00:22:00
Educational and Behavioural Implications of Children with Autism Spectrum, ADHD
Educational and Behavioural Implications of Children with Autism Spectrum, ADHD 00:33:00
Intervention Strategies and Best Practices to Manage Behaviour
Importance of Fading and Promoting Independence 00:39:00
Importance of Fading and Promoting Independence
Intervention Strategies and Best Practices to Manage Behaviour 00:16:00
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