Teacher Aide Online Course

Set your school up for success!


Teacher aides will be supported and mentored to raise achievement and work alongside SENCOs and class teachers in literacy and numeracy programs.

This online course will guide you through:

  • Understand learning difficulties and differences
  • How to identify characteristics of students with learning difficulties not yet diagnosed
  • Supporting learners with dyslexia, dyspraxia, those on the autistic spectrum, children with ADHD and those with auditory and visual processing disorders
  • Understanding the 7 key learning and teaching needs of at risk learners
  • Providing support, strategies and resources for at risk learners Implementing effective tutor programmes in:
    • Reading
    • Writing
    • Spelling
    • Oral language
    • Numeracy
  • Understanding underpinning cognitive weaknesses and applying accommodations to support students.

This  course  is  for  all  teacher  aides  to  enhance  classroom  practice, identify  at  risk  learners  and  raise achievement for all learner groups.  Learn how to understand and support children with dyslexia, dyspraxia, children  on  the  autistic  spectrum, children  with  ADHD  and  those  with  visual  and  auditory  processing disorders.  The course focuses on teaching for diversity which includes the needs of Maori and Pasifika as well  as  supporting  learners  with  English  as  their  second  language.   Differentiated  teaching  supports  all learner groups in classrooms.

Teacher aides have a year to complete the course at their own  pace, starting at any time of the year. 2-3 hours  additional  work  per  week  can  be  expected  alongside  your  normal  classroom  role. Course  content will be delivered through  the online platform, worksheets and  practical activities. Each  participant will  be focussing on the needs of students in their class and implementing programmes, strategies and resources to meet those identified needs.

Included in the package:

Access to the online course for 12 months from registration

Mentoring and email support

Attendance at a face to face course run closest to your region

The cost of the programme for individuals wishing to register in the programme in 2019 is $875.00 plus GST.


Group discounts and course packages are available on application

Teacher Aide Online Course Registration


Send us an email to discuss your interest in this extensive training programme.

Schools will be invoiced once registration is received.

All training days include morning tea and lunch. Certificates of completion for curriculum vitaes will be issued to all attendees for course completion and programme implementation.