Are you an ECT waiting for your chance or just waiting for the right school? Zest Education are working closely with schools across South Birmingham with an extremely high demand for ECTs, one situated in the Kings Norton area. Roles required include day to day cover, short-term or long-term placements to start at the start in September 2024.

The school itself is a highly motivated, high achieving and fast paced environment and they are looking for the best to help their students thrive in adulthood. They see this a great opportunity to help shape a young teacher and believe it could lead to a more long term or full-time position, if they find the right fit that suits the school.

The successful candidate will match the school in what it offers, giving the best to the pupils while motivating them to continually achieve more. With the fast pace of the school being organised is key to excelling in this role. They find being creative is a great way to make the lessons more enjoyable helps the pupils take things on board while also learning.

The successful applicant will have:

  1. A PGCE or equivalent UK teaching qualification that has awarded them QTS or QTLS
  2. A strong passion for his/her subjects and excellent subject knowledge across KS3 and KS4
  3. A team work ethic to get the best for the students.
  4. The ability to plan, mark and deliver high quality lessons (planning and marking only for short/long term placements).
  5. Strong classroom and behaviour management
  6. Good time management and organisational skills
  7. Be highly motivated to also learn while teaching

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