Location: Primary School in Erdington, Birmingham
Start Date: September 2024
Position: Teaching Assistant (Full-time)

Are you passionate about education and eager to make a positive impact on young learners? Zest are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join a vibrant Year 3 class at a friendly and supportive primary school in Erdington.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist the class teacher in delivering engaging and effective lessons.
  • Provide individual and group support to students to enhance their learning experience.
  • Help create a positive and inclusive classroom environment.
  • Support the development of children’s social and emotional skills.
  • Assist with classroom management and maintaining a safe, tidy learning space.
  • Prepare learning materials and resources.
  • Participate in school events, outings, and activities.


  • Previous experience working with children in an educational setting.
  • A genuine passion for working with young learners and helping them succeed.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and a nurturing approach to student development.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Basic knowledge of the primary school curriculum.
  • Relevant qualifications (e.g., NVQ Level 2/3 in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools) are desirable but not essential.

If you are enthusiastic, caring, and committed to fostering a positive learning environment, we would love to hear from you!

Application Deadline: June 30, 2024

Pay is dependant on references and experience.

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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