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Moving on from being a teaching assistant

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SSpuds Mon 23-Oct-17 10:02:22

As the title says I'm looking at moving on from being a teaching assistant. I've been in the job for many years, I have searched about to see what other people have done AFTER this role and can't find any answers. The training is job specific, though does have lots of relatable skills. Can anyone advise me?

Megan1997 Thu 26-Oct-17 11:57:43

Is support worker for adults anything you would be interested in or would you still like to work with children? Or go away from the care side of things?

ScarlettsMummyx Sat 10-Feb-18 23:18:26

Maybe working with children as a healthcare assistant in a hospital or the community? I work as a teaching assistant but have also thought about children’s nursing too.

Leleophants Wed 14-Feb-18 16:15:16

Do you know what it is you'd like to change? Is it hours, pay, progression or type of work? I think getting that in order will help smile

candlefloozy Fri 24-Aug-18 09:56:05

Could have wrote this myself! Currently thinking and looking for something else.

HipHopTheHippieToTheHipHipHop Sun 26-Aug-18 20:39:18

Have a look at school suppliers, having experience at the coal face really helps when you’re dealing with schools, whether that’s sales, support, admin etc etc. A lot of them offer school hours / term time work

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