• Primary
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Birmingham

Zest Education are recruiting for several classroom assistant roles at a busy primary school in Quinton, Birmingham. The teaching assistant positions will be starting in the new academic year and will continue on a long-term basis until summer 2023. The support roles will be varied across KS1 and KS2 year groups and will be decided upon successful application.

The successful candidates must:

  • Hold an NVQ Level 2 qualification (or above) in a relevant subject
  • Be versatile and hard-working individuals
  • Have a strong work ethic and positive attitude
  • Be able to engage and support a broad range of pupils, including children with additional needs
  • Be consistent in maintaining high standards
  • Have a good understanding of the national curriculum
  • Be proficient in literacy and numeracy

What the role will involve:

  • Working within a rapidly expanding primary school
  • Experience in a fast paced and fun environment
  • Building good rapport with all children, both on a 1-1 basis to support additional needs and within small groups
  • Supporting children with core subjects
  • Working with a highly experienced and passionate team

The opportunity:

  • Full time and part time positions available
  • Good competitive rates of pay (term time only)
  • Joining a rapidly improving primary school
  • Invaluable experience working with an experienced and well-established team
  • Working with a school that supports training and development for all of its staff

The roles will be full time and will vary between working within small groups to help with the current catch up system within schools and working on a 1-1 basis to support children who need individual support, as and when required. The year groups will be assigned upon successful interview.

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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