Are you a hard-working, enthusiastic, and confident individual looking for an exciting opportunity in education? Zest Education is currently seeking Secondary School Teaching Assistants (TA’s) who are eager to work and explore different schools in their local area. As an integral part of the teaching staff, TA’s play a vital role in supporting students’ learning and development.

This position requires you to work from Monday to Friday, starting from 8:30 am until 3:30 pm. Zest Education collaborates with a diverse range of schools in Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent, and Shropshire, including Cannock, Telford, Newport, Burton, Lichfield, and Newcastle under Lyme, among others.


– Encourage class participation and ensure students remain engaged throughout lessons
– Create opportunities for fostering independence in students
– Prepare, organize, and utilize learning resources to assist students

This role involves working with students individually and in small groups across various age groups. Therefore, flexibility is key in order to cater to the needs of students at different stages of their education.

Applicants must possess an NVQ Level 2 qualification (or higher) in a relevant subject, or have at least 3 months of teaching assistant experience within the past 2 years. We are looking for proactive, energetic individuals who are committed to engaging students, inspiring their confidence and independence.

In addition, patience and sensitivity are crucial qualities, as TA’s should be able to provide comfort and support to students when needed.

If you are passionate about education and making a positive impact on students’ lives, then this is an excellent opportunity for you. Join the Zest Education team and contribute to the growth and development of young minds.

If you are interested in this position or want to find out more, email us on 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: Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and recent school-based experience (teaching within a school teaching the British Curriculum).

The role advertised is for temporary supply work.

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