Zest Education are currently seeking a 1:1 Teaching Assistant to join a school based in Rednal. You will be responsible for providing one-to-one support to a specific student in a Year 1 class on a part-time basis (every Monday). You will need to support them in their academic, social and emotional development. This role can begin as soon as possible, so if you are passionate about helping children achieve academic success and a better work/life balance, then keep on reading!

About the school:

This outstanding school wants all their pupils to be happy, safe and confident learners. They pride themselves on being an inclusive and nurturing community where everyone is made to fee valued. They provide a broad and balanced curriculum, enabling opportunities for all pupils. As a 1:1 Teaching Assistant, you must be able to support the pupil you are working and motivate them to strive for best in their education. You must be able to create a safe and engaging learning environment for this pupil.

Roles and responsibilities: 

  • Plan, prepare and deliver assigned programmes of teaching and learning activities to an individual pupil.
  • Evaluate a student’s needs and assist their learning by applying specific knowledge and abilities.
  • To assist, support and inspire the students, encourage self-directed learning, and promote excellent student conduct.
  • To contribute to monitoring and recording pupil progress, maintaining records, and providing relevant feedback to teachers and parents.
  • To assist in establishing an engaging atmosphere that promotes learning.
  • Encourage students to interact and work co-operatively and engage all students in activities.


  • Experience working with children in an educational setting is highly desirable.
  • Need to own an enhanced DBS or be willing to obtain one.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the national curriculum.
  • Needs to be proficient in both written and verbal communication.
  • Must be able to work collaboratively in a team as well as independently.
  • A sincere desire to support children in reaching their goals.
  • Must have the capacity to build relationships and empathise with the students.
  • Hold a Level 2 qualification or higher in a relevant subject.

If you are interested in this position or want to find out more, email Madison at madison@zesteducation.co.uk or ‘apply for job’ at the top of the page to submit your details.

Zest Education are an REC audited agency and are dedicated to safeguarding children. All candidates must hold an enhanced DBS (or allow us to process one for you) and be registered to the DBS Update Service, be able to provide references to cover the last two years and successfully pass all other necessary safeguarding checks prior to clearance for work.

Salary is dependent on experience, training, or qualifications. The minimum experience, training, or qualifications required for this position are recent school-based experience (within the last 5 years within a school that teaches the British Curriculum) and/or care-based experience within the last 5 years.

The role advertised is for temporary supply work.

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