Job Opportunity: Learning Support Assistant (Year 5)

Location: Castle Bromwich, West Midlands

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on young minds? Zest is seeking a dedicated Learning Support Assistant to join a dynamic team at a vibrant school in Castle Bromwich. As a Learning Support Assistant for our Year 5 class, you’ll play a crucial role in supporting the academic and social development of students.

Role Responsibilities:

  1. Classroom Support: Assist the class teacher in delivering engaging lessons and activities, providing support to individual students or small groups as needed.
  2. Student Progress: Monitor and record the progress of students, offering encouragement and guidance to help them achieve their academic goals.
  3. Behavioural Support: Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment, promoting good behaviour and resolving any conflicts that may arise.
  4. Resource Management: Prepare and organize learning materials, ensuring they are accessible and appropriate for students’ needs.
  5. Collaboration: Work closely with teachers, parents, and other staff members to provide holistic support for students’ educational and emotional development.
  6. Personal Development: Take part in training and development opportunities to enhance your skills and knowledge in supporting children’s learning.


  • Experience working with children, preferably in an educational setting.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with students, colleagues, and parents.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for helping children succeed.
  • A flexible and adaptable approach to working in a fast-paced school environment.
  • Relevant qualifications or willingness to undergo training in learning support or child development.


  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.
  • Opportunity for professional growth and development.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • Chance to make a meaningful difference in the lives of young learners.

If you’re enthusiastic, compassionate, and committed to supporting the educational journey of our Year 5 students, we want to hear from you!

Pay will be starting from £75 per day.

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