Zest Education are working with a large primary school in Solihull a support assistant to work on a 1-1 basis with a child in their Year 1 class. The role will involve supporting a child with ADHD and behaviour issues who requires additional support throughout the day.

The successful classroom assistant must:

  • Hold an NVQ Level 2 qualification (or above) in a relevant subject
  • Have a solid understanding of the national curriculum
  • Understand the importance of their role in supporting children with additional needs
  • Have a calm and approachable manner
  • Work well under pressure and in sometimes stressful situations
  • Be an engaging and professional individual
  • Be a hard-working, passionate and supportive classroom assistant

What the role will involve:

  • Working within a busy environment
  • Supporting individual children to ensure they have access to an engaging and inspiring curriculum
  • Providing children with a supportive learning environment
  • Assisting with general classroom assistant duties (preparing resources, assisting the class teacher etc)
  • Working as part of a strong team to ensure all children learn and grow on a daily basis
  • Communicating well as part of a strong team

The opportunity:

  • Working within an ‘Good’ rated primary school
  • Good competitive rates of pay (term time only)
  • Invaluable experience working with a professional and well-established team
  • Potential for a permanent role for the right candidate

The full time position will be starting as soon as possible and will continue on a rolling basis into September 2022. There is potential for this role to be made permanent for the right candidate.

If you are interested in this position or want to find out more, email us on charlie@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: 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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