Job Title: Classroom Assistant for Year 2 Class

Location: Edgbaston, Birmingham

Start Date: September 2024

The primary school is located in the heart of Edgbaston, Birmingham. They are committed to providing a nurturing and stimulating learning environment.

Zest are seeking a dedicated Classroom Assistant to join a Year 2 class. If you are passionate about supporting young learners and thrive in a collaborative educational setting, we want to hear from you!

Role Overview: As a Classroom Assistant for our Year 2 class, you will play a pivotal role in supporting the class teacher in delivering high-quality education to students. Your responsibilities will include assisting with classroom activities, providing one-on-one support to students, helping to prepare teaching materials, and fostering a positive and inclusive learning atmosphere.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the class teacher in delivering engaging lessons and activities.
  • Provide one-on-one assistance to students who require additional support.
  • Assist in the preparation and organization of classroom materials and resources.
  • Supervise students during classroom activities, ensuring their safety and well-being.
  • Foster a supportive and inclusive learning environment where all students feel valued and respected.
  • Collaborate effectively with the class teacher and other members of the school staff.


  • Previous experience working with children, preferably in an educational setting.
  • A genuine passion for supporting the learning and development of young children.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Patience, empathy, and a positive attitude towards working with students of varying abilities.
  • Relevant qualifications or willingness to undertake training as required.

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