• SEN – Autism
  • SEN – SEMH
  • SEND
  • Walsall
  • Job Area: Walsall

Zest Education is currently seeking a dedicated and compassionate 1:1 Teaching Assistant to join a reputable special educational needs school located in Walsall.

Position: 1:1 Teaching Assistant

 Contract: Full-time

Start Date: Immediate

In this role, you will have the rewarding opportunity to work closely with a 9-year-old student who has complex needs. Collaborating under the guidance of the classroom teacher, you will provide personalised support and assistance to ensure the student’s educational journey is both inclusive and fulfilling.

The school prides itself on catering to students aged 3-18, offering a safe and nurturing environment for those with Autism (ASC), social, emotional, and mental health difficulties (SEMH), as well as complex needs. To excel in this position, prior experience working with children or adults with special educational needs is essential.

The school believe in empowering our students to become independent, respectful, and confident individuals. As a 1:1 Teaching Assistant, you will play a vital role in their development, building and maintaining successful relationships with the children. This approach emphasises treating each child with respect and consideration, ensuring their unique needs are met.

Flexibility is key in this role, as you will be working with students individually and in small groups. Your adaptable approach will enable you to provide tailored support, ensuring every student receives the attention they deserve.

If you are dedicated, compassionate, and ready to embark on a meaningful career, apply now to become a valued member of our team. Together, we can enhance learning and support for students with special educational needs.


If you are interested in this position or want to find out more, email Steph at steph@zesteducation.co.uk or ‘apply for job’ at the top of the page to submit your details.

Zest Education are an REC audited agency and are dedicated to safeguarding children. All candidates must hold an enhanced DBS (or allow us to process one for you) and be registered to the DBS Update Service, be able to provide references to cover the last two years and successfully pass all other necessary safeguarding checks prior to clearance for work.

Salary is dependent on experience, training, or qualifications. The minimum experience, training, or qualifications required for this position are recent school-based experience (within the last 5 years within a school that teaches the British Curriculum) and/or care-based experience within the last 5 years.

The role advertised is for temporary supply work.

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