Teaching Assistants Hello, would you like a coffee? Mines with two sugars Please And as you pass the office Could you photocopy these? Today?s plan is on the table I?ve put you down with the Blue They?ve got a number game to play You?ll have to show them what to do. Red group will be painting So if you could keep an eye? The paintbrushes just need a rinse, You can leave them to dry. Are you all right with that number game? Good, when you?ve got a mo The pencils need a sharpening And the tape machine wont? go. The bell?s just gone; Jack?s trying again, Could you give him a hand? And when he?s settled, Could you put the buckets in the sand? I?ll go and start the register Oh, Lily?s hurt her knee And could you get some spare trousers- Tom?s had a wee. I?m doing some assessment work I must not get it wrong. When the rest of the class is tidy? Perhaps you could lead a song? Teaching assistant-what a job Yet you take it in your stride. How would we teachers manage Without you by our side?