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Teaching

Are you keen to get back in the classroom and start making a difference? If you are a real people person and want a rewarding career, our teaching courses could be for you. Many of our courses can be studied full-time or part-time to fit around your lifestyle and current commitments.


You will be based at our Newcastle School of Education (NSE) which has an excellent reputation for teacher training and professional development. It is one of only ten Centres for Excellence in Teacher Training in the UK. So you know you will be in safe hands.

You will be taught by experienced tutors who have spent many years working in the education sector as teachers and education professionals.

A range of teaching specialisms are available, such as Numeracy and Maths and Special Educational Needs as well as CELTA and DELTA qualifications so you can teach English as a Foreign Language.

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What can I study?

Training, Assessment, Quality Assurance (TAQA) - Level 3

This Training, Assessment, Quality Assurance (TAQA) course is perfect if you have a strong vocational subject knowledge and want to gain an assessor's Level 3 qualification. This may be student or employee focused.

Length: 3 hours per week for 4 weeks
Study: Short Course
Start Date: Various
Location: Teaching Development Centre

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Training, Assessment, Quality Assurance (TAQA) - Level 4

If you are currently working as a qualified assessor but want to become a Level 4 verifier, this Training, Assessment, Quality Assurance (TAQA) course will get you there.

Length: 3 hours per week for 4 weeks
Study: Short Course
Start Date: Various
Location: Teaching Development Centre

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Award in Education and Training (AET) - Level 3

This Award in Education and Teaching course is a great introduction to teaching and is ideal if you are looking to find out more about the sector before undertaking further teaching qualifications.

Length: 3 hours / 1 evening per week for 10 weeks
Study: Short Course
Start Date: Various
Location: Teaching Development Centre

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Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA) - Level 5

CELTA is ideal if you would like to teach English to adult speakers of other languages and want to get qualified in a short amount of time.

Length: 7 hours per week for 17 weeks
Study: Short Course
Start Date: Various
Location: Teaching Development Centre

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What can I do with a qualification in Teaching?

Daily tasks:

  • Discusses student.
  • Updates and maintains students.
  • Liaises with other professionals, such as social workers, speech and language therapists and educational psychologists.
  • Supervises students in classroom and maintains discipline.
  • Prepares, assigns and corrects exercises to record and evaluate students progress.
  • Encourages the student to develop self-help skills to circumvent the limitations imposed by their disability.
  • Develops and adapts conventional teaching methods to meet the individual student.
  • Gives instruction, using techniques appropriate to the student.
  • Assesses student.
  • Creates a safe, stimulating and supportive learning environment for students.

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Daily tasks:

  • Provides communication support for the hard of hearing or the visually impaired.
  • Converts documents or spoken statements from original or source language into another language.
  • Writes instruction manuals and user guides, technical reports, catalogues and indexes, prepares sales literature and writes technical articles for trade journals.
  • Negotiates contracts with freelance agents and with buyer on behalf of writer.
  • Selects material for publication, checks style, grammar and accuracy of content, arranges for any necessary revisions and checks proof copies before printing.
  • Generates and develops creative ideas for literary material.
  • Determines subject matter and researches as necessary by interviewing, attending public events, seeking out records, observing etc..

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Daily tasks:

  • Provides feedback to teachers and completes and maintains records.
  • Attends to child.
  • Helps and encourages child to communicate.
  • Implements care programmes, as appropriate.
  • Identifies signs of distress and offers reassurance.
  • Helps child understand instruction through a variety of means and encourages self-confidence and independence.
  • Supports schoolwork under teacher.

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Daily tasks:

  • Liaises with other professional and commercial organisations to review course content.
  • Assists with the administration of teaching and the arranging of timetables.
  • Arranges instructional visits and periods of employment experience for students.
  • Prepares, administers and marks examinations, essays and other assignments.
  • Prepares, delivers and directs lectures, seminars and tutorials.

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Daily tasks:

  • Prepares reports on schools concerning teaching standards, educational standards being achieved, the spiritual, moral and social development of pupils, resource management etc.
  • Observes teaching, assesses learning level and discusses any apparent faults with teachers, heads of department and head teachers.
  • Arranges for the provision of school medical and meals services.
  • Verifies that school buildings are adequately maintained.
  • Appoints and controls teaching staff.
  • Plans and advises on the provision of special schools for children with physical or learning disabilities.
  • Advises on all aspects of education and ensures that all statutory educational requirements are being met.

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Daily tasks:

  • Teaches English as a foreign language and assists in the tuition of foreign languages.
  • Provides private academic, vocational and other instruction to individuals or groups.
  • Co-ordinates the activities of private music and dancing schools, training centres and similar establishments.
  • Designs and implements methods of assessing the performance of students, co-ordinates and undertakes the evaluation of assessments and awards grades of merit based upon performance.

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