• SEN – Autism
  • SEND
  • Shropshire
  • Job Area: Shifnal

We have a fantastic opportunity for a full-time Teaching Assistant to work in a special educational needs school located in Shifnal. This role is required for an immediate start and will continue on a long term basis.

This school caters for children from the age of five to thirteen with Autism (ASC). Due to the needs of the learners, the ideal candidate will have previous experience of working with individuals with special educational needs.

The school is improving within academic and attainment levels and is continually looking to ensure their students develop into respectable and inspiring individuals. It is important to this school that each individual student receives a high standard of education, due to this reason each class has a maximum of nine students based on their ability. You may be required to work in a variety of these classes, so it is important that you are flexible to meet the student’s needs.

You will be supporting the teacher with delivery of lessons, creating resources, and supporting the students with their daily activities either on a 1:1 basis or in small groups.

The role:

  • You have experience of supporting individuals with special educational needs
  • You are a patient individual and have a positive attitude towards the educational development of the students
  • You will need to be adaptable to work and support children of a variety of ages and learning difficulties


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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