Position: Year 2 Teaching Assistant (1:1 Support)
Location: Castle Bromwich
Start Date: September 2024
Contract: Full-Time
Salary: Competitive, based on experience and references

About the school: Join a vibrant primary school community in Castle Bromwich, where they are committed to providing a nurturing and stimulating environment for all students. Zest Education are seeking a dedicated and compassionate Teaching Assistant to support a Year 2 student on a one-to-one basis, ensuring they achieve their full potential.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Provide tailored 1:1 support to a Year 2 student, assisting with academic, social, and emotional development.
  • Work closely with the class teacher to implement individualized learning plans.
  • Assist with classroom activities, preparation of materials, and maintenance of a positive learning environment.
  • Monitor and record the student’s progress, providing feedback to teachers and parents.
  • Encourage the student’s engagement and participation in all aspects of school life.
  • Foster a safe, inclusive, and respectful environment for the student.


  • Previous experience working with young children, preferably in an educational setting.
  • Relevant qualifications in childcare or education (e.g., NVQ Level 2/3 in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools).
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for supporting children’s learning and development.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently.
  • Knowledge of child protection and safeguarding procedures.

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