Do you have experience working with children in an educational setting? Are you passionate about working with children and making a positive impact on their learning?

Zest Education are currently recruiting a driven and committed Teaching Assistant to work in a Year 1 class on a part-time basis. You will be required to work three days a week, starting as soon as possible. This part-time position can provide you with flexibility and a chance to demonstrate your teaching assistant skills. If this sounds something for you, then keep on reading!

You will be joining a welcoming two-form entry school based in Quinton. This institution provides a varied and exciting curriculum to ensure the children are motivated and eager to learn! They promote high standards of behaviour and are committed to helping the children achieve to the best of their ability.

As a Year 1 Teaching Assistant, you will need to be creative in your approach to teaching and possess the capacity to provide pupils with positive and motivating support.

Your roles and responsibilities:

· Support the classroom teacher and prepare resources for learning activities and assist students in their use.

· Uphold policies and procedures relating to safeguarding, child protection, data protection and behaviour management/pupil conduct.

· Develop solid relationships with students, teacher, and parents to provide feedback on the development and accomplishment of the students.

· Motivate students to participate in activities and engage with the class as well as promoting their competence and independence.

· Establish a calm, encouraging and positive learning environment in the classroom.


– Experience in an educational setting or working with children is highly desirable.

– Must hold an enhanced DBS or be willing to obtain one.

– Have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with students, parents, professionals/colleagues.

– Basic understanding of the national curriculum.

– Possess a high degree of teamwork proficiency and the ability to collaborate with others as well as work independently.

– High standard of numeracy/literacy skills.

– Have a genuine desire in helping children achieve academic success.

Zest Education offer a professional and personal service alongside competitive pay. We give individuals the opportunity for experience and career growth. So if you are interested, please apply now!

If you are interested in this position or want to find out more, email Madison at  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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