Teaching Assistant

Job Description

We are recruiting for a Teaching Assistant to work in various Primary Schools in South Birmingham on a day-to-day supply basis. This role would be great for ECTs graduating this summer to gain additional experience and get to know schools in the local area before the beginning of the new academic year.

Working with Flourish Education gives you the opportunity to work on the days you want to work, in the schools you want to work at, giving you the opportunity to fit work around your other commitments.

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 Nurseries or 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 variety of primary schools across South Birmingham including Northfield, Rubery, Rednal, Longbridge, Cofton Hackett, Frankley, Kings Norton, Bartley Green, Cotteridge, Kings Heath, Yardley Wood, Druids Heath, Harborne, Acocks Green, Hall Green, Stirchley, Woodgate, Quinton and Wythall via Public Transport and car. Most Schools also offer onsite parking.

If you are a Teaching Assistant or an ECT who is graduating this year and you are 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.