This is a practical guide for Teaching Assistants that provides detailed information on the secondary school education system. It covers areas including: roles and responsibilities within the school, understanding subjects taught and all important behaviour management strategies.This practical and informative guide gives detailed information on secondary education for those starting out as Teaching Assistants. Topics in the book include: who's who in the school, what to expect of the children, developing an understanding of the topics taught and behaviour management strategies. Each chapter contains activities for the reader to carry out in order to develop and consolidate their understanding.This new, innovative series provides Teaching Assistants with sound practical advice on a range of important topics. The authors are all extremely experienced and their advice comes from personal practice.
Geoff Brookes is Deputy Head of Cefn Hengoed School, Swansea. He regularly writes in the TES.