• Primary
  • Primary – KS1
  • Birmingham
  • Job Area: Yardley

Are you a teaching assistant looking for an exciting new role in the new year? If so, read on as this may be the position for you!

We are working alongside this fantastic school located in Yardley who are looking for a full-time classroom assistant to start in January 2024. The role will also continue on a long-term basis and there may also be the opportunity to go permanent in the future for the right candidate.

The good primary school has a strong focus on inclusion and equality and aims to provide all pupils with essential life skills. The school also works closely with parents and carers to provide the best possible education for all pupils. The amazing team of staff at the school strive to provide a curriculum that is vibrant and creative for all.

The school has an additional resource provision also known as the resource base. The provision aims to help improve core areas of reading, writing and maths for pupils who have additional learning needs. The role will involve working in the resource base alongside a team of supportive staff providing additional support to all pupils.

The ideal candidate must:

  • Have experience working with children who have additional needs.
  • Be a confident and proactive individual.
  • Have excellent communication skills.
  • Be proficient in core subjects.
  • Be able to build engaging relationships with all staff and pupils.

All applicants must be NVQ level 2 qualified (or above) in a relevant subject or have a minimum of 3 months experience within the last 5 years.

The pay for this role will range from £75 to £85 a day depending on experience and references.

If you are interested in this position or want to find out more, get in touch with Faye – faye@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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