• SEN – Autism
  • SEN – MLD
  • SEN – PMLD
  • SEN – SEMH
  • SEN – SLD
  • SEND
  • Walsall
  • Job Area: Walsall

Zest Education are looking for a Learning Support Assistant to work in a special educational needs (SEND) school located in Walsall.

This role is a full-time role due to begin ASAP and will continue on a long term basis. You must be able to work Monday-Friday, 8:30-15:30.

The school offers education for students aged between 5-16 with moderate learning difficulties, however majority of the students have additional needs, including autism, speech, language and communication difficulties and some behavioural needs.

As a Learning Support Assistant your role is essential to the support and development of our students being successful, independent, and achieving in a safe and caring learning environment. You will build a professional & trusted relationship with the students which put their health, safety and overall development first.

This role will include supporting our teaching staff to deliver on a daily basis a broad and balanced curriculum for the students both on and off site. Flexibility is key in this role and may include working 1:1 with a student when required, or supporting in class working with a small group.


The role:

  • Positive behaviour management is an important part of the role
  • Must have experience working with special educational needs or have experience within a support work/care background
  • Promote independence at all times
  • Ensure safeguarding and health and safety procedures are followed at all times



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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