Full-time Teaching Assistant.

Zest Education are recruiting for a full-time Teaching Assistant to work in a brilliant special educational needs school located in Tamworth. This position is due to begin October 2022, the role will be working across all age groups and will continue for a minimum of 6 months.

This school caters for children from the age of four to fifteen with Autism (ASC) and social, emotional, and mental health difficulties (SEMH). Due to the needs of the learners, the ideal candidate will have experience within the care sector or supporting individuals with special educational needs.

The team here work hard to maintain a supportive and inclusive ethos across all areas of the school and put the children at the heart of what they do. You will be required to support the students to improve their engagement in learning, remove barriers to learning, improve attainment and promote their self-confidence and emotional well-being. You will be working with the students in small groups and individually, so it is important that you have a flexible approach.

The role:

  • You have experience within the care sector or supporting individuals with special educational needs
  • You are confident with your behaviour management and can de-escalate any challenges you may face with your calm approach
  • You have the ability to form trusting relationships with each student to result in positive outcomes

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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