Zest Education are currently recruiting a part-time Student Support Assistant to join a hard-working team at a lovely two-form entry primary school in Northfield. You will be expected to work 3 days a week, 8:30am till 3:30pm. You will be working throughout KS1, supporting, and encouraging the children within their work. This role can start as soon as possible. 

This school fosters a safe and stimulating learning environment and encourages children to be confident and creative. To stay in accordance with the school’s ethos, the ideal candidate must be able to interact and support the children in an engaging and innovative way.

As a part-time Student Support Assistant, you will be required to…

  • Provide teachers with thorough and consistent feedback on the performance, development, and behaviour of their students.
  • Encourage positive student conduct and handle disputes efficiently and in line with the policies of the school.
  • Create and maintain a focused, structured, and supportive environment, in line with lesson plans and assist with the exhibition of student’s work.
  • Assist with the implementation of structured learning activities.
  • Prepare, maintain, and use equipment/resources and assist students in their use.
  • Create a good working rapport with senior leaders, co-workers, and parents.
  • Help with student supervision during non-class periods.

You must:

  • Work constructively as part of a team as well as independently.
  • Have general knowledge of the National Curriculum and other learning programmes.
  • Have the desire to make a difference to children’s education.
  • Experience working with children in an education-based setting is highly desirable.
  • Hold an enhanced DBS or have the willingness to obtain one.
  • Support the aims and ethos of the school.
  • Level 2 (or higher) or equivalent in a relevant subject area.

Zest Education offers opportunities to build strong relationships with schools and helps individuals within their career growth. As the market leader, we offer competitive pay and always ensure a personable and professional service.

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