Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Flourish Education are recruiting for a Teaching Assistant to work in a Primary school in Castle Vale to join their staff team on a long-term basis. The staff in the school work hard to deliver a values based, rich curriculum that inspires and challenges all children academically, whilst also encouraging them to be curious, independent and develop a love of learning.

Our client wants to appoint a dedicated Teaching Assistant to work with a small group of children with SEN. The pupils have EHCPs and have been diagnosed with either autism or speech and language difficulties. The school have a strong SEN team that work collaboratively and there are other Teaching Assistants in the class too. Responsibilities in this role include supporting the children with SEN to meet their individual needs, keeping the children engaged and monitoring their progress.

This Teaching Assistant role is to start ASAP and will continue until the end of the academic year. The position is full time.

Required Skills and Experience for this Teaching Assistant role:

  • Experience working in schools in the UK
  • Minimum Level 3 qualification
  • Experience supporting children with SEN
  • Effectively manage the behaviour and engagement of the children
  • Motivating and encouraging the children
  • Supporting with learning and development
  • Working closely with the class teacher, SENDCo and other staff
  • Provide feedback to parents
  • Commitment to the role
  • Being flexible when needed

Working for Flourish Education as a Teaching Assistant you will receive:

  • A competitive salary of up to £100 per day which equates to £19,500 based on working 5 days a week for the full school year
  • The option of PAYE or Umbrella
  • Holiday Pay - for PAYE candidates you accrue this at 14.36% of your day rate
  • Pension Contributions
  • Free Safeguarding Level 1, Prevent and FGM training
  • Refer a Friend bonus scheme
  • Regular contact throughout the registration process and once you are at work
  • £100 welcome to the team bonus
  • Your own dedicated consultant who will spend time getting to know you to ensure you are placed in schools that you will thrive in
  • Free on-going CPD opportunities

This Teaching Assistant opportunity is located in Castle Vale which is easily commutable from areas such as Erdington, Water Orton, Castle Bromwich, Shard End, Washwood Heath and most areas of Birmingham via car, bus and train. The Primary school also has an onsite car park.

To apply for this Teaching Assistant role or to discuss it further, please contact Paige Skinner at Flourish Education


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.