Position: Learning Support Assistant

Location: Rugeley, Special Educational Needs School

Zest Education is seeking a dedicated Learning Support Assistant to join a special educational needs school in Rugeley. This full-time role is set to begin immediately and offers a long-term opportunity for the right candidate. You must be able to work Monday-Friday, 8:30-15:30.

About the School:

The school caters to children and young people aged 4-19 with a primary diagnosis of Autism. Classes are small, with a maximum of 8 students, ensuring a supportive and engaging learning environment. Staff training is comprehensive, providing you with the tools you need to excel in your role.


 Job Responsibilities:

– Encourage students to interact with others and participate in teacher-led activities.

– Establish high expectations that promote resilience, self-esteem, social skills, and independence.

– Assist in classroom organization and set up to enhance the learning environment.



The ideal candidate will have previous experience working with children or adults with special educational needs or relevant experience in a care/support work setting. If you are passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of young people, this role is for you.


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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