Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of young learners? Zest Education is currently seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic teaching assistant to join our team at a well-regarded school in Handsworth. This full-time position is set to commence in January 2024, providing an excellent opportunity to start the new year on a positive note.
As a teaching assistant at the school, you will play a vital role in supporting the learning and development of our students. Your responsibilities will include assisting the classroom teacher in delivering engaging lessons, providing one-on-one support to students, and helping to create a positive and inclusive learning environment.
The school pride themselves on maintaining a high standard of education and fostering a supportive atmosphere for both students and staff. Our three-form entry school has recently been rated ‘good’ by Ofsted, reflecting the dedication and hard work of our team. Joining the dynamic and friendly staff, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with experienced professionals who are passionate about nurturing the potential in every child.
To succeed in this role, you should possess excellent communication skills, patience, and a genuine passion for education. Previous experience as a teaching assistant is desirable but not essential, as we provide comprehensive training and support to help you excel in your role. We are committed to investing in our staff and offer opportunities for professional development and career progression.
This position is initially for a minimum of two terms, with the potential for permanent employment for the right candidate. If you are seeking a rewarding career in education and are ready to make a positive impact, we would love to hear from you.
– A genuine passion for education and working with children
– Strong communication and interpersonal skills
– Patience and empathy towards students of varying abilities
– Willingness to work collaboratively with the teaching team
– Previous experience as a teaching assistant (preferred but not essential)
– Relevant qualifications in education or related field (preferred but not essential)
If you are interested in this position or want to find out more, email Faye at firstname.lastname@example.org 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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