Start Date: September 2024
Hours: Part-Time (3 days a week)

Zest Education are working with a welcoming primary school located on the outskirts of Bordesley Green. The school are committed to fostering a nurturing and supportive environment for students, encouraging them to achieve their fullest potential. The dedicated team works collaboratively to create a positive and inclusive educational experience for all.

Position Overview:

Zest are seeking a passionate and enthusiastic Part-Time Teaching Assistant to support a Year 2 class, starting in September 2024. This role is integral in helping young learners develop academically and socially. You will work closely with the class teacher to deliver engaging lessons, provide one-on-one support, and assist in creating a stimulating learning environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Year 2 teacher in planning and delivering educational activities.
  • Provide one-on-one or small group support to students who need extra help.
  • Prepare classroom materials and resources.
  • Help manage classroom behaviour and maintain a positive learning environment.
  • Support the development of students’ literacy, numeracy, and social skills.
  • Foster a safe and inclusive classroom atmosphere.
  • Participate in school events and activities as required.


  • Experience working with young children, preferably in an educational setting.
  • A passion for education and supporting children’s learning and development.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience, creativity, and a positive attitude.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Basic understanding of child development and educational practices.


  • Relevant qualifications or training in education or childcare.
  • First Aid certification.
  • Experience with special educational needs (SEN).

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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