• Teaching Assistant
  • Birmingham
  • Job Area: Kings Heath

Zest Education are recruiting exclusively for a fantastic classroom assistant at a highly sought after primary school in Kings Heath, Birmingham. The position will be starting as soon as possible and continuing until the end of the academic year.

The position is part time (4 days/0.8) and will potentially be extended into September 2022 for the right candidate and will vary between working within small groups to help with the current catch up system. You will be required to work on a 1-1 basis to support children who need individual support, as and when required. The year group will be assigned upon successful interview.

The successful teaching assistant must:

  • Hold a relevant NVQ Level 2 qualification (or above) in a relevant subject
  • Be an adaptable, efficient, and hard-working individual
  • Have a strong work ethic and team player attitude
  • Show a passion for education and have the ability to work on your own initiative
  • Be able to engage with a broad range of pupils
  • Be consistent in maintaining high standards

The school aims to provide all children with a secure and supportive environment to learn and grow. The school also benefits from good resources across the school and excellent outdoor facilities too.

If you have previous experience working with phonics and ‘Read Write inc’ then this would be advantageous but is not essential.

If you are interested in this position or want to find out more, email us on charlie@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: Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and recent school-based experience (teaching within a school teaching the British Curriculum).

The role advertised is for temporary supply work.

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