Part-Time Year 5 Teaching Assistant

Location: Sutton Coldfield

Start Date: September 2024

Are you passionate about supporting young learners and eager to make a positive impact in a vibrant school community? Zest are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Part-Time Year 5 Teaching Assistant to join a KS2 class in Sutton Coldfield starting in September 2024.

The school is a welcoming and inclusive primary school committed to providing a nurturing and stimulating environment where every child can thrive. The dedicated staff work collaboratively to foster a love of learning and ensure all students reach their full potential.

Role and Responsibilities:

As a Year 5 Teaching Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting the class teacher and helping students succeed. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting with the planning and delivery of engaging lessons.
  • Providing one-on-one and small group support to students.
  • Helping to create a positive and inclusive classroom environment.
  • Supporting students with their social and emotional development.
  • Assisting with classroom management and maintaining a safe learning environment.
  • Preparing and organizing teaching materials and resources.
  • Participating in school events, meetings, and professional development opportunities.

Key Requirements:

  • Previous experience working with children, preferably in a school setting.
  • A genuine passion for education and helping students achieve their best.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Patience, empathy, and a positive attitude.
  • Basic understanding of the Year 5 curriculum is a plus.
  • Relevant qualifications (e.g., CACHE Level 2 or 3 in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools) are desirable but not essential.

Working Hours:

This is a part-time position, with working hours to be discussed and agreed upon during the interview process.

Pay starts from £75 per day, based on references and experience.

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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