Classroom support staff enrich the lives of children every day. Often referred to as the backbone of the classroom, and an asset to the teachers they support, they also have a positive impact on the children they support, helping them to overcome academic, social or emotional barriers to learning.
We’d love to read about what makes your colleague exceptional and why you want to enter them for this award. Please tell us in around 1000 words.
This category is open to all classroom assistants including teaching assistants, learning mentors, learning support assistants and those involved directly in supporting teaching and learning. We welcome entries from state and independent schools and FE colleges.
The following prompts might help to focus your thinking as you prepare your entry:
Note: Please read the 'Points to cover' prior to making your entry.