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

If you are an enthusiastic, hard-working, and results driven individual, who has experience working with children, then this position could be for you.

Here at zest, we are working with a brilliant primary in Handsworth who are looking for a full-time learning support assistant. The role is to start in January 2024 and will continue until the end of the academic year in KS1.

The school is a wonderful school who aim to provide children with exciting learning opportunities and life experiences. The dedicated team of staff nurture the children to grow into confident, independent, and hardworking individuals. The school put the children’s welfare as its number one focus as they believe it is important that all children are happy, safe, and supported at all times. The school also caters for a broad range of pupils and has a high number of EAL students

To be considered for this role you must:

  • Be engaging, reliable and able to quickly build professional relationships.
  • Be proficient in literacy and numeracy.
  • Work collaboratively with other members of staff as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Maintain the positive ethos of the school both inside and outside of the classroom in support of the school’s policies.
  • Have a caring and patient nature.
  • Be eager to learn and have a positive attitude.
  • Monitor and be responsive to pupils’ personal needs and communication.

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

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.

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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