Are you passionate about helping young students grow and learn? Zest Education are currently seeking a dedicated Year 3 Teaching Assistant to join a team at a school located in Bartley Green. This part-time position can start in September 2024, providing you with an opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of young students and build a long-lasting relationship with a school.

About the school:

This school put the children at the centre of everything they do. They want children to strive for the best and reach their full potential. They provide an enthusiastic, safe and comforting learning environment for everyone at the school. The ideal candidate must be able to support and motivate the children to stay in line with the school’s ethos and aims.

As a Year 3 Teaching Assistant, you will work closely with the class teacher to support students in their learning journey. You will be required to:

  • Support the classroom teacher in setting up the classroom’s displays and teaching resources.
  • Work well with students to make sure they understand the assignment or project.
  • Help pupils develop the capacity for independent learning.
  • Offer children who require it, one-on-one and small-group assistance.
  • Assisting with educational activities and school outings.
  • Encourage pupils to interact with the class and to participate in the activities.

To excel in this role, you should have a genuine interest in education, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work well in a team You must have: 

  • A solid understanding of child development and the Key Stage curriculum.
  • Effective verbal communication and attentive listening abilities to interact with parents, co-workers, and other professionals.
  • Genuine enthusiasm and dedication for working with children and supporting their success.
  • Prior experience in an educational setting is preferred.
  • An enhanced DBS or the willingness to obtain one.
  • Strong collaboration abilities and the capacity to operate both independently and cooperatively.

If you are looking for a rewarding position where you can contribute to the growth and development of young minds, we would love to hear from you.

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