Position: Year 4 Teaching Assistant (1:1 Support)
Location: Bordesley Green Area, Birmingham
Start Date: September 2024 on a Full Time Basis

About the school:

The school has a dedicated and passionate team and are a vibrant and inclusive primary school located in the heart of Bordesley Green. They are committed to providing a nurturing and stimulating environment where every child can thrive and achieve their full potential. As they continue to grow, they are seeking an enthusiastic and compassionate Year 4 Teaching Assistant to join the dynamic teaching team.

Role Overview:

Zest education are looking for a committed and nurturing Teaching Assistant to provide 1:1 support for a Year 4 student with specific educational needs. This is a full-time position, offering a unique opportunity to make a significant impact on a child’s educational journey and overall development.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide tailored support to a Year 4 student on a 1:1 basis, ensuring their individual learning needs are met.
  • Assist the class teacher in implementing personalized learning plans and adapting resources to support the student’s academic progress.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive classroom environment that encourages the student’s social and emotional development.
  • Monitor and record the student’s progress, providing feedback to the class teacher and SENCO.
  • Support the student in developing independence and confidence in their learning.
  • Collaborate with teachers, parents, and external professionals to ensure a cohesive approach to the student’s education and well-being.


  • Previous experience working with children in a primary school setting, ideally within a similar 1:1 support role.
  • A patient, empathetic, and proactive approach to supporting children with diverse learning needs.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with students, staff, and parents.
  • A relevant qualification in Education or Childcare (e.g., CACHE Level 2 or 3, NVQ, or equivalent) is desirable.
  • A commitment to the school’s ethos and values, with a passion for fostering an inclusive and supportive learning environment.

Pay will start from £75 per day based 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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