Long-term Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Flourish Education are recruiting for Teaching Assistants to work within schools and Nurseries in the Pelsall area. Flourish Education have worked in the area for coming up to 14 years and we have strong relationships with local schools. These local schools are seeking staff with previous experience with SEN and 1:1 needs – these can vary from role to role.

Interviews are taking place during half-term and we have a transparent onboarding process where we hope to clear your file within a week of your registration! We boast great links with schools in the area, including exclusive partnerships where they come to Flourish Education as a first point of call for any bookings.

There is opportunity for teaching assistants to gain experience within a variety of schools and settings, across a range of age groups. We have a range of needs from day to day, part time and full-time staff.

If this sounds like the perfect role for you, then please apply now or get in touch with Kaier at Flourish Education.

Job role

  • Working as a teaching assistant in mainstream Nursery/Primary school setting.
  • Supporting the class/individual pupils as required.
  • Supporting pupils with additional needs (in smaller groups or on a 1:1 basis)
  • Liaise with the class teacher, SENCO and other agencies to meet the needs of the pupils.
  • Working between 8.30 to 3.30pm on a daily basis.

Required skills and experience

  • A valid Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) or Teaching Assistant (Level 2 or 3) qualification.
  • Previous experience working in a primary school/Nursery.
  • Previous experience working with pupils with SEND
  • Knowledge/training related to pupils with SEND
  • Experience working with/contributing to pupil Action Plans.
  • Nurturing and supportive approach to working with young people.
  • A DBS on the update service or issued in the last 12 months.
  • Minimum of 2 excellent references required.

Benefits, culture and company information

  • Agency offering personal and friendly approach.
  • Personal CV writing service.
  • Actual salary of £70 to £90 per day (£13,650 to £16,575 based on full year).
  • Dedicated consultant contactable 24/7.
  • Free on-going CPD opportunities.
  • Pension scheme.
  • PAYE and Umbrella payment solutions.
  • Holiday pay of 14.36%.

The schools are located in the Pelsalll area which is easily accessible from the areas of Walsall, Bloxwich, Brownhills, Pool Green and alridge. For those travelling by car, most of the schools have on-site parking and can be reached by Cannock, Great Barr, Burntwood and Wolverhampton.


Flourish Education Ltd is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects every candidate to share this commitment. All candidates are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. Flourish Education is acting as an employment and business agency.