• SEN – Autism
  • SEN – EBD
  • SEND
  • Tamworth
  • Job Area: Tamworth

Learning Support Assistant, Tamworth.

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Learning Support Assistant (LSA) in a unique special educational needs school located in Tamworth. This is a full-time position due to begin September 2022 and will continue on a long term basis into the new academic year. You will be required to work Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 15:30pm. This school caters for children from the age of five to seventeen with Autism (ASC) and social, emotional, and mental health difficulties (SEMH). The ideal candidate will have previous experience of supporting individuals with special educational needs and is confident with their behaviour management.

The school benefits from excellent outdoor facilities and has strong focus on inclusion and equality, aiming to provide all pupils with the necessary life skills. The school are looking for an individual who is motivated and is persistent to overcome any challenging barriers with students to achieve the best possible results. You will be working alongside the teacher, supporting with resources, maintaining the classroom, and supporting the children 1:1 and in small groups.

The role:

  • You have experience of supporting individuals with special educational needs or in a similar setting
  • You will be supporting the children to learn as effectively as possible in small groups and individually
  • You must be engaging, reliable and able to quickly build professional relationships

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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