Job Title: Classroom Assistant – Year 3

Location: Yardley, Birmingham

Start Date: September 2024

School – Vibrant and inclusive primary school located in the heart of Yardley, committed to providing an exceptional educational experience for students. Their dedicated team of educators fosters a nurturing environment where every child feels valued, supported, and empowered to reach their full potential.

Position Overview: Zest are seeking a passionate and dedicated Classroom Assistant to join their Year 3 team starting in September 2024. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with the class teacher to support the learning and development of our students, ensuring a positive and engaging classroom environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist the class teacher in delivering engaging and differentiated lessons across the curriculum.
  • Provide one-to-one and small group support to students who require additional assistance.
  • Support the teacher in implementing behaviour management strategies and maintaining classroom discipline.
  • Prepare and organize classroom materials and resources for lessons and activities.
  • Supervise students during break times, outings, and other school activities.
  • Foster a supportive and inclusive classroom environment where all students feel valued and respected.
  • Communicate effectively with parents, colleagues, and other stakeholders regarding student progress and welfare.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Experience working with children in an educational setting is desirable.
  • A passion for supporting the learning and development of young learners.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to multitask effectively.
  • Patience, empathy, and a positive attitude towards working with children.
  • A willingness to actively engage in professional development and training opportunities.


  • Minimum of GCSEs (or equivalent) in English and Maths.
  • Relevant childcare or education-related qualifications are advantageous.
  • Enhanced DBS clearance (Disclosure and Barring Service).
  • Right to work in the UK.

If you are enthusiastic about making a positive impact on the lives of young learners and are committed to providing high-quality education, we would love to hear from you.

Pay will be starting from £75 per day.

If you are interested in this position or want to find out more, email Sarah at 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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