Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of children with special educational needs? Zest Education are seeking a dedicated Higher Level Teaching Assistant to join a special educational school located in Rugeley. This exciting full-time role will commence in March 2024 and continue for the remainder of the academic year, offering a long-term opportunity to contribute to the development and growth of the students.

The school believe that every child matters and possesses unique talents and abilities. As a Higher Level Teaching Assistant, you will play a vital role in helping the students discover and nurture their individual strengths. By fostering a strong community spirit, we encourage consideration, respect, and well-mannered behaviour among the students.

To excel in this position, you must have a calm, positive, and pro-active approach to supporting children within the classroom. Previous experience working with SEND pupils, especially those with complex learning needs, is essential. As a Higher Level Teaching Assistant, you will work with students of various age groups within the school, so adaptability and the ability to improvise quickly are crucial. Moreover, your excellent behaviour management skills and effective collaboration within a team setting will contribute to maintaining a supportive learning environment.

If you are a dedicated and passionate individual looking for an opportunity to make a real impact on the lives of children with special educational needs, we would love to hear from you.


If you are interested in this position or want to find out more, email Steph at 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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