• SEN – Autism
  • SEN – EBD
  • SEN – MLD
  • SEN – SLD
  • SEND
  • Birmingham
  • Job Area: Hodge Hill

We have a fantastic opportunity for a full-time Teaching Assistant to work in a special educational needs school located in Hodge Hill, Birmingham.  This position is due to begin October 2022 and will continue on a long-term basis into the new academic year.

The school caters for children from the age of five to fourteen with Autism (ASC) and social, emotional, and mental health difficulties (SEMH). Due to the needs of the students, the ideal candidate must have previous experience supporting individuals with SEND and is confident with their behaviour management.

The successful candidate will be working across a range of age groups, supporting on a 1:1 basis and in small groups. You will be expected to build relationships with pupils and staff quickly but professionally. You will be working closely and supporting the class teacher, ensuring all children stay on task and have a good understanding of the lesson objectives.

The role:

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

If you are interested in this temporary position or want to find out more, email Steph Guy on 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, teaching within a school teaching the British Curriculum).

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