Are you passionate about supporting children in their learning journey? Zest Education is currently seeking a dedicated and compassionate Teaching Assistant to work in  a primary school located in Lichfield.

This is a popular school in the heart of Lichfield where staff and students learn together and increase each child’s aspirations of what they may achieve.

Position: Teaching Assistant
Age Group: KS1 Mainstream working 1:1
Working Hours: Monday – Friday. 8:30-3:30pm
Contract Duration: March 2024 – end of the academic year
Start Date: March 2024
Location: Lichfield

As a Teaching Assistant, you will play a vital role in the educational development of a child who requires additional support within the classroom. You will have the opportunity to make a difference by adapting your teaching strategies to suit the child’s unique learning style.

– Provide one-on-one support to the child, ensuring their individual needs are met
– Assist the child in understanding and engaging with the curriculum
– Collaborate with the classroom teacher to create an inclusive and supportive learning environment
– Implement personalized learning plans, tailored to the child’s specific requirements
– Foster the child’s social and emotional development, promoting a positive and nurturing atmosphere
– Monitor and record the child’s progress, providing feedback to the teaching staff and parents/guardians

– Relevant experience working as a Teaching Assistant, preferably in a primary school setting
– Knowledge of KS1 curriculum and experience working with children with special educational needs
– Ability to adapt teaching methods to accommodate diverse learning styles
– Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
– Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for supporting children’s education

If you are enthusiastic, dedicated, and eager to contribute to the success of a child’s education, we would love to hear from you.

If you are interested in this position or want to find out more, email Jo at Joanne@zesteducation.co.uk 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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