Zest Education is collaborating with an Ofsted-rated “Good” school in Tyseley to recruit a passionate and diligent Teaching Assistant to become a part of their committed team and work full-time in a Year 4 class. This position can begin immediately. You will be required to work 8:30am to 3:30pm, Monday through to Friday.

This nurturing school seeks to give children a solid foundation by offering them a joyful, safe, and engaging atmosphere and motivating them to take an active role in their own education. To maintain the school’s ethos, the ideal applicant must be able to deliver the curriculum in an enthusiastic and proactive way.

As a Year 2 Teaching Assistant you will be required to:

  • Support the classroom teacher and prepare resources for learning activities and assist pupils in their use.
  • Uphold policies and procedures relating to safeguarding, child protection, data protection and behaviour management/pupil conduct.
  • Develop solid relationships with students, teachers, and parents to provide feedback on the development and accomplishment of the students.
  • Motivate students to participate in activities and engage with the class as well as promoting their independence.

You will need to have:

  • The ability to demonstrate active listening skills and strong communication skills.
  • A good understanding of the national curriculum and child development.
  • A genuine passion for having a positive impact on children’s education as well as continuing your personal and professional development.
  • Relevant experience in an educational setting around children.
  • An enhanced DBS or the desire to obtain one.
  • The ability to work effectively both independently and within a coordinated team.

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