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Ks1 Teaching Assistant

Birmingham, West Midlands
£60 - £100 per day
Full Time

Key Stage 1 Class Teaching Assistant – Primary

Area: South Birmingham / Edgbaston

Salary: £60- £100 p/day

Start date: ASAP till the end of the academic year.

Hours of work: Full Time 8.30 till 3.45 Monday to Friday

If you are looking for a career in supporting primary school KS1 pupils, then this role may be for you.

Monarch Education are looking for a Teaching Assistant to work in a Primary School. The role begins ASAP and will be based in Edgbaston, Birmingham. The ideal candidate will be supporting a child with mental health challenges, so we are looking for someone with experience and a compassionate attitude. The role is to support in Key Stage 1 with a year 2 pupil and experience within this age group would be advantageous although not essential.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have the ability and knowledge to support primary school pupils on a one to one and group basis
  • Experience working with children with a variety of learning abilities including those with SEN
  • Be highly organised with excellent communication skills
  • Have a desire to work with, inspire and support children from all needs and backgrounds
  • Have excellent behaviour management skills
  • Must be able to commute to Birmingham.
  • Enhanced DBS certificate on the update service (or willing to apply for one)

Main Responsibilities:

  • Supporting a child with trauma and mental health challenges
  • Working on a one-to-one basis with a child
  • Supporting a child with play-based activities as well as helping support with the National Key Stage One Curriculum
  • Possibly managing difficult behaviour at times and implementing the school behaviour policy
  • Safeguarding vulnerable pupil
  • Possible supervising on lunch and break times
  • Building relationships with staff and pupils
  • Feedback to the relevant member of staff about the pupils progress

Benefits of working with Monarch Education:

  • You will be paid a competitive daily wage, based on your experience
  • Dedicated consultant allocated to support you with any questions or concerns
  • Support in writing CV’s and job applications
  • Fast, effective compliance service
  • £200 for any successful referral of Teachers and £100 for Teaching Assistants!
  • You will receive free, up to date safeguarding training
  • Training workshops and CPD courses to provide professional development

Affinity Workforce Solutions and Monarch Education are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its temporary workers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive pre-employment checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list. This role involves working with children on a daily basis and is therefore in regulated activity.

Monarch Education is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, age, race, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity or disability.

This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Monarch Education operate in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently UK residents and eligible to work in the UK. Whilst we will endeavour to contact you following your response, due to the high volume of applications we regret that this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification from us within 30 days please take your application as not being successful this time but we will keep your details on file for future opportunities.


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