Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Flourish Education are recruiting for a Teaching Assistant to work at a local partnership Primary School in Longbridge, Birmingham. This role would be to work on a long-term basis, starting in September and will continue until the end of the academic year.

Our client is looking for a Teaching Assistant who can support in a whole class setting. Responsibilities will include, supporting the class teacher, preparing resources, performing small group interventions, and managing the behaviour of the pupils within the classroom.

Our client is currently undecided on the year group and are happy to play to the ideal candidates’ strengths.

This Teaching Assistant vacancy is a full-time position working Monday to Friday starting in September and is expected to continue until the end of the academic year.

This Teaching Assistant role involves:

  • Building trusting relationships with the pupils
  • Ensuring the safety of the children in the class
  • Contributing to a safe, engaging, and positive learning environment
  • Working closely with the class teacher.
  • Potentially conduct small group work when needed.

Required Skills and Experience for this Teaching Assistant role:

  • To hold the minimum of a Level 2 qualification.
  • Good curriculum knowledge of either, Early Years (EYFS), Key Stage 1 (KS1), Key Stage 2 (KS2).
  • Experience working in Primary Schools in the UK.
  • A DBS on the update service or issued in the last 12 months.
  • A minimum of 2 excellent references.

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

  • Competitive Salary – up to £98.41 which equates to £19,189.95 per annum based on working 5 days a week for a full school year.
  • Your own dedicated Consultant
  • £100 welcome to the team bonus paid automatically after working 10 days*.
  • Pension Contributions
  • The option of PAYE and Umbrella
  • Holiday Pay – for PAYE candidates you accrue this at 14.36% of your day rate.
  • Free Safeguarding Level 1, FGM and Prevent Training
  • Refer a Friend bonus scheme.
  • Regular contact throughout the registration process and once you are at work.

We have strong links with a Primary School in Longbridge which is easily accessible from Rubery, Lickey, Northfield, Rednal and Turves Green via Public Transport and car. Most Schools also offer onsite parking.

If you are a Teaching Assistant looking for a new position or to gain experience, please apply now or call Lizzy Francis-Drummond to find out more information.


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.