Are you passionate about supporting young learners in their educational journey?

Zest Education is currently working with a delightful school in Swadlincote that is seeking a dedicated Teaching Assistant to join their team on a full-time basis starting from May 2024 until July 2024, with the possibility of extending into the new academic year if it’s a good fit for both parties.

Located in the charming town of Swadlincote, the primary school here offers a nurturing and supportive environment for young learners to thrive. With dedicated teachers and a robust curriculum, students at this school receive a well-rounded education that prepares them for future success. The school’s commitment to fostering creativity and critical thinking is evident in the various extracurricular activities and projects that students engage in. The school’s emphasis on community involvement helps in still important values such as teamwork, empathy, and responsibility in its students.

– Previous experience working as a Teaching Assistant is preferred
– Relevant qualifications in education or childcare
– Strong communication and interpersonal skills
– Ability to work collaboratively with teachers and students
– Enthusiastic, patient, and committed to student development

– Supporting the classroom teacher in planning and delivering engaging lessons
– Assisting students with their learning activities and providing one-on-one support when needed
– Helping to create a positive and inclusive learning environment
– Monitoring student progress and providing feedback to teachers
– Participating in extra-curricular activities and school events

Pay will begin from £76.92 a day and will depend on references and experience.

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