Location: Erdington, Birmingham

Start Date: September 2024

Position: Year 4 Classroom Assistant

Type: Full-Time

Salary: Competitive, dependent on experience and references

A vibrant and inclusive school in Erdington are dedicated to providing a nurturing and stimulating environment for their students. The school is committed to fostering a love of learning, personal growth, and mutual respect.

Role: Zest are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Year 4 Classroom Assistant to join the team in September 2024. The successful candidate will support the class teacher in delivering high-quality education and care to Year 4 students, ensuring every child reaches their full potential.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist the class teacher in planning and delivering engaging lessons.
  • Provide one-on-one and small group support to students.
  • Help maintain a positive and inclusive classroom environment.
  • Assist with classroom management and behaviour support.
  • Prepare and organize teaching materials and resources.


  • Previous experience working with primary school children, preferably in Key Stage 2.
  • A passion for education and supporting children’s development.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and a positive attitude.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Basic understanding 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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