Location: Hodge hill, Birmingham

Position: Full-Time Year 3 Teaching Assistant

Start Date: As Soon As Possible

Salary: Competitive, based on experience and qualifications

About The School: It is a thriving and welcoming primary school located in the heart of Hodge hill. The school is dedicated to providing a nurturing and stimulating environment for our students, fostering a love for learning and encouraging personal growth. Zest are seeking a passionate and dedicated Teaching Assistant to join their Year 3 team and contribute to the success and well-being of the pupils.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the Year 3 classroom teacher in delivering engaging and effective lessons.
  • Assist in the preparation and organization of learning materials and resources.
  • Provide one-on-one and small group support to students, ensuring individual learning needs are met.
  • Help maintain a positive and inclusive classroom environment.
  • Assist with classroom management and behaviour support.
  • Support students with special educational needs (SEN) as required.
  • Participate in school events, outings, and activities as needed.
  • Collaborate with teachers, staff, and parents to ensure the best outcomes for students.


  • Previous experience working with children, preferably in an educational setting.
  • A genuine passion for working with young learners and supporting their development.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Patience, empathy, and a positive attitude.
  • Basic knowledge of the primary school curriculum.
  • Relevant qualifications (e.g., NVQ Level 2/3 in Supporting Teaching and Learning) are desirable but not essential.

What We Offer:

  • A friendly and supportive working environment.
  • Opportunities for professional development and training.
  • A chance to make a real difference in the lives of young children.
  • Competitive salary.

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