Position: Year 4 Classroom Assistant
Location: Yardley
Start Date: September 2024
Contract Type: Full-time

About the School: The Primary School is a thriving and inclusive educational institution dedicated to fostering a nurturing and stimulating environment for all pupils. The school prides themselves on commitment to excellence in education and their supportive, community-oriented atmosphere. As they continue to grow, they are looking for a dedicated and passionate Classroom Assistant to join the Year 4 team.

Role Overview:

Zest education are seeking an enthusiastic and proactive Classroom Assistant to support our Year 4 class starting in September 2024. The successful candidate will work closely with the class teacher to enhance the learning experience of our pupils, providing both academic and pastoral support.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist the class teacher in delivering engaging and effective lessons.
  • Provide one-on-one or small group support to pupils who need additional help.
  • Help manage classroom behaviour and create a positive learning environment.
  • Prepare and organise teaching materials and resources.
  • Support pupils with their social and emotional development.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of school events and activities.
  • Supervise pupils during break times and on school trips.
  • Contribute to the overall well-being and safety of the pupils.

Person Specification:

  • Experience working with primary-aged children, preferably within an educational setting.
  • A genuine passion for education and supporting children’s development.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Patience, adaptability, and a positive attitude.
  • Basic knowledge of the primary curriculum.
  • Relevant qualifications (e.g., NVQ Level 2 or 3 in Supporting Teaching and Learning) are desirable but not essential.

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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