Year 5 Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Flourish Education are recruiting for a Year 5 Teaching Assistant to support in a local partnership Primary School in West Heath. The school is a 2-form entry ‘good’ rated Primary School, the is committed to creating an inspiring, innovative learning journey, for all pupils in the school.

Our client is seeking a Year 5 Teaching Assistant, to support on a full-time basis, starting in September for the first half-term, but is potentially ongoing. Responsibilities will include, supporting the class teacher, preparing resources, performing small group interventions, and managing the behaviour of the pupils within the classroom.

This Year 5 Teaching Assistant vacancy is a full-time position working Monday to Friday starting in September and is for the first half-term and is potentially ongoing.

This Year 5 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 Year 5 Teaching Assistant role:

  • To hold the minimum of a Level 2 qualification.
  • Good curriculum knowledge of 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 Year 5 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.
  • KCSIE compliant Safeguarding and Prevent Duty Training inclusive of modules relating to legislation, FGM and abuse.
  • Refer a Friend bonus scheme.
  • Regular contact throughout the registration process and once you are at work.

This Year 5 Teaching Assistant role is based at a school in West Heath which is easily accessible from Turves Green, Northfield, Bournville, Kings Norton, Selly Oak, Frankley, Hawkesley, Cofton, Longbridge, Rednal and Rubery. Onsite parking is available, but the school is easily accessed via Public Transport.

If you are the committed and reliable Year 5 Teaching Assistant, we are looking for then 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.