Are you passionate about supporting young students in their educational journey? Zest Education is currently seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic full-time teaching assistant to join a mainstream primary school in the Castle Vale area. This exciting opportunity is specifically for Key Stage 1.
At the inclusive and committed school, children are placed at the very heart of everything we do. We believe in providing a nurturing environment where every student can thrive and reach their full potential. In line with this vision, our school also has a resource-based provision that supports pupils with additional needs, such as autism.
As a teaching assistant, you will play a vital role in assisting the class teacher in day-to-day activities, ensuring that all students receive the support they need to succeed. Your responsibilities will include:
– Providing one-on-one support to students with additional needs, including autism.
– Assisting with lesson preparation and resource management.
– Supporting students in their social and emotional development.
– Helping to create a safe and inclusive classroom environment.
– Collaborating with the class teacher and other staff members to deliver an exciting curriculum.
– Working within the resource base and main classroom.
The successful candidate will possess excellent communication skills, a patient and empathetic nature, and a genuine passion for working with children. Previous experience in a similar role, particularly with supporting pupils with autism, is highly desirable.
This is a full-time position, with the role starting in February 2024. The pay for this role will start from £80 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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