• Primary
  • Primary – KS1
  • Primary – KS2
  • Birmingham
  • Job Area: Handsworth

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of young learners? Zest Education is currently seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic full-time Teaching Assistant to join our team at a challenging school in Handsworth. The role is to start as soon as possible on a long term basis.

In this role, you will be working primarily in early years, supporting the classroom teacher in creating a nurturing and inclusive learning environment. Your responsibilities will include assisting with lesson planning, implementing educational activities, providing one-on-one support to students, and maintaining a safe and engaging classroom atmosphere.

The ofsted rated good school is at the heart of a caring community. The school has a selection of resources available across the school which allow staff to provide all children with a varied, exciting curriculum.

This position is available from January 2024 and offers a long-term opportunity for the right candidate. We are looking for a committed individual who is able to build positive relationships with both students and colleagues, and who can demonstrate patience, resilience, and a genuine passion for working with children.

Key requirements for this role include:

– Relevant experience working with young learners, preferably in an educational setting

– A Level 2 or Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification (or equivalent)

– Strong communication and interpersonal skills

– The ability to work effectively as part of a team

– A proactive and flexible approach to supporting students’ individual needs

– Knowledge and understanding of the early year’s curriculum

The school offer a competitive starting from £75 per day.


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