Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Flourish Education is currently recruiting a Teaching Assistant to work with an Ofsted-rated ‘Good’ Primary School near Alum Rock to join their staff on a long-term basis. The school is a larger than average mainstream primary school that invest in their staff. They understand the importance of staff wellbeing and provide appropriate practical support where necessary.

Our client wants to appoint a dedicated Teaching Assistant to provide support on a one-to-one basis for a child with SEN (Autism) in a Year 2 class. Responsibilities in this role include supporting the child to meet their individual needs, keeping them 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 mornings only, 8:30am-13:30pm.

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
  • 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 full 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 Alum Rock, which is easily commutable from Bordesley Green, Small Heath, Nechells, Ward End, Sparkbrook, Aston, Stechford, Yardley and most areas of Birmingham via car, bus and train.

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.