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Placement letter

Discussion in 'Teaching assistants' started by leedslover4evr, Sep 9, 2019.

  1. leedslover4evr

    leedslover4evr New commenter

    I am about to start my level 2 TA course and need to find a placement. Can anyone help or give advice to help me with writing a letter to ask for a placement? Thanks
     
  2. sunshineneeded

    sunshineneeded Lead commenter

    Hi leedslover, I'm sure you're excited about starting your course! Keep your letter shortish and to the point - no more than one side of A4. Say where you are studying and explain what you need - how many hours per week, how many weeks you will need and what age group - be as flexible as you can. You need just one or two sentences about your education, qualifications and any previous jobs. Give details of any TA relevant experience you have - your own children, volunteering, running a Brownie pack, etc. It also wouldn't hurt to say you have looked at the school website and are really impressed and interested in the choir/school garden/football team … shows you are keen and have taken the trouble to do some research.
    Best of luck!
     

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