Are you a passionate educator ready to kickstart your teaching career in a supportive and nurturing environment? An exciting opportunity awaits you at a school in Erdington! Zest are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Early Career Teacher (ECT) to join a year 4 class and make a positive impact on the lives of students. This position is set to commence in September 2024.

Job Description: As an Early Career Teacher (ECT), you will have the opportunity to inspire and educate young minds while receiving mentorship and support from experienced educators. You will be responsible for planning and delivering engaging lessons, assessing student progress, and fostering a positive learning environment conducive to academic and personal growth.


  • Plan and deliver creative and stimulating lessons in accordance with the curriculum.
  • Differentiate instruction to meet the diverse needs of students and ensure all learners are challenged and supported.
  • Utilize effective classroom management techniques to create a safe and inclusive learning environment.
  • Assess student progress through formative and summative assessments and provide constructive feedback to support their development.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to share best practices and contribute to the overall improvement of teaching and learning.
  • Communicate regularly with parents and caregivers to update them on their child’s progress and address any concerns.


  • A relevant degree and Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or pending completion by September 2024.
  • A genuine passion for teaching and a commitment to making a difference in the lives of young people.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with students, colleagues, and parents.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to effectively plan and manage workload.
  • A reflective practitioner mindset with a willingness to engage in continuous professional development.
  • Previous experience working with children or young people is desirable but not essential.


  • Dedicated mentorship and support from experienced educators to facilitate your professional growth and development.
  • Opportunities for ongoing training and professional development to enhance your teaching skills and advance your career.
  • A welcoming and inclusive school community committed to providing a supportive and collaborative working environment.
  • The chance to make a meaningful difference in the lives of students and contribute to their academic and personal success.

If you are an aspiring educator ready to embark on an exciting journey in teaching, we encourage you to apply for the Early Career Teacher (ECT) position.

Pay will start from £150 per day depending on references and experience.

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