• SEN – Autism
  • SEN – EBD
  • SEN – MLD
  • SEN – SLD
  • SEND
  • Birmingham, Walsall
  • Job Area: Walsall

Zest Education is proud to be working with a very well reputable SEND school in the Walsall area. This school is looking for a Teaching Assistant to start in October 2022 on a full-time basis for the remainder of the academic year.

The school caters for children from the age of seven to eighteen with school with moderate learning difficulties, however majority of our pupils have additional needs, including autism, speech, language and communication difficulties and some behavioural issues. The successful candidate must have experience supporting individuals with SEND or in a care environment.

All students are taught in small classes throughout this school, the majority of which have teaching assistants, in addition to the teacher. The role will require you to quickly build engaging relationships with small groups of children, and you will need to work closely as a team with the class teacher and other teaching assistants.

The role:

  • This school follows the Team Teach behaviour management system so knowledge of this would be advantageous.
  • You will be required to work with the children on a 1:1 basis and in small groups
  • You are passionate to build trusting relationships with the children to help them manage the learning challenges they may face


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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