Zest Education are currently recruiting a hardworking and passionate full-time 1:1 Teaching Assistant to join an amazing school based in Quinton. You will be responsible for supporting a student in Early Years Foundation Stage. This is a full-time role so you will be required to work Monday through to Friday and this position will be starting in September 2024. For someone seeking a fulfilling career and who is enthusiastic about assisting children in achieving academic achievement, this is an amazing opportunity.

About the school:

This school aims for all their students to be independent learners and to instil a lifelong love of learning to ensure a strong grounding for future success. They strive for the highest quality to ensure excellent outcomes and personal achievements. As a 1:1 Teaching Assistant at this fantastic school, you must support the child and motivate them to try their best in everything they do. You must create a safe and engaging learning space for them so they feel confident and happy.

Role and responsibilities: 

  • Provide an individual student with a specific curriculum of teaching and learning activities, making required modifications and adaptations.
  • Communicate with staff and other relevant professionals, sharing student data when necessary.
  • Assess, record and report on development, progress, and attainment.
  • To assist, encourage, and inspire the child, fostering self-directed behaviour and learning.
  • Support the school’s goals, core principles, ethos and engage in a collaborative approach to all facets of school life.
  • To assist with general school duties, e.g., setting up classroom, preparing resources and displays.

You must have:

  • Relevant experience in an educational setting is desirable.
  • A good knowledge of the national curriculum.
  • Hold an enhanced DBS or be willing to obtain one.
  • A genuine interest in wanting children to achieve academically.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal and active listening skills.
  • Must be able to work collaboratively in a team environment.

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