• Walsall
  • Job Area: Bloxwich

Zest Education are currently recruiting an Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Teaching Assistant to work Part-time at a welcoming school based in the Walsall area. You will be expected to work Monday to Wednesday starting in the new academic year at the beginning of September.  The ideal candidate should be committed to their role and have a genuine passion for having a positive impact on children’s learning.

This friendly two-form entry school is very dedicated to the academic success and well-being of its pupils. They offer a warm, considerate, and encouraging atmosphere that helps children feel secure and grow into assured students. The ideal applicant will be able to support the teacher effectively in the classroom and assist the pupils with activities and lessons.


To work under the direction of the teacher, assist with the planning of lessons, prepare equipment and resources, and participate in training.

Watch over and assist students, including those with SEN.

Build positive rapport with students and engage with them in a way that best suits their needs.

Motivate the students to participate in group activities and teacher-led projects.

Encourage independence and self-worth, while setting high standards.

Give the teacher thorough feedback on a regular basis.

Establish and keep a focused, organised, and encouraging atmosphere in compliance with lesson plans.

Encourage students to behave well.


-Have relevant experience within an educational setting or working with EYFS children.

-Own an enhanced DBS or be willing to obtain one.

-A comprehension of good teaching techniques for all Early Years subjects.

-Have well-developed interpersonal skills – the ability to communicate effectively

-Be able to work effectively in a team as well as independently.

-A genuine desire in helping children with educational aspirations.

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