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Are you passionate about making a positive impact in the lives of young learners? Zest Education, an award-winning education recruitment agency, is currently partnering with a delightful school in Stafford. This two-form entry school is in search of a passionate Year 1 Teaching Assistant to join their dedicated team.

As a Year 1 Teaching Assistant at this outstanding school, you will play a vital role in supporting the classroom teacher and ensuring a nurturing learning environment. Some of the general duties involved in this position include:

1. Assisting the classroom teacher in delivering engaging lessons and activities.
2. Providing one-on-one support to students who may require additional assistance.
3. Supporting the teacher in managing classroom behavior and maintaining discipline.
4. Preparing and organizing classroom resources and materials.
5. Building positive relationships with students, parents, and fellow staff members.

In addition to the fulfilling responsibilities, this role also offers several benefits:

– Convenient Location: The school is situated in a great location with excellent public transport links, making your commute hassle-free.
– Full-Time Role: This position offers a full-time commitment, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the role and make a lasting impact on the students’ educational journey.
– Until the End of the Academic Year: You will have the opportunity to work with the school until the end of the academic year, providing stability and continuity.
– Join a Great Team: By joining this school, you will become part of a supportive and collaborative team of dedicated education professionals.
– Onsite Parking: The school provides onsite parking, ensuring a convenient and stress-free start to your day.
– Lovely Atmosphere: The school prides itself on creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere, where both students and staff feel valued and supported.
– Competitive Daily Rate: The position offers a competitive daily rate of £75-£85, ensuring that your hard work and dedication are recognized and rewarded.
– Ofsted Good: The school has achieved an Ofsted rating of “Good,” highlighting its commitment to high-quality education.

If you are excited about this opportunity and possess the following qualities, we would love to hear from you:

1. Passion for Education: A genuine passion for teaching and supporting young learners is essential.
2. Excellent Communication Skills: The ability to communicate effectively with students, teachers, and parents is crucial in this role.
3. Adaptability: A flexible and adaptable approach to meet the diverse needs of students.
4. Patience and Empathy: Demonstrating patience, empathy, and understanding towards students’ individual challenges and learning styles.
5. Team Player: A collaborative mindset and the ability to work effectively as part of a team.

To apply for this exciting role, please contact Jamie at or ‘apply for job’ at the top of the page to submit your details. Don’t miss this opportunity to join a fantastic team and make a real difference in the lives of young learners.

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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