Zest Education are working with a special educational needs school situated in Lichfield to recruit an enthusiastic, hard-working, and results driven learning support assistant.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to work in a unique and nurturing environment that caters to students aged 12-19.

As a Learning Support Assistant at Zest Education, your primary responsibility will be to provide one-on-one support to students with various learning difficulties. You will also collaborate with small groups, ensuring that all students receive the necessary assistance across the curriculum. To be successful in this role, it is essential to have prior experience working with individuals with special educational needs, whether it be children or adults.

At this school, they understand that each student learns in their own unique way. Therefore, they value a person-cantered approach that enables success. As a Learning Support Assistant, you will be instrumental in implementing positive behaviour management strategies and de-escalating any challenges that may arise. Your calm and adaptable nature will allow you to thrive in this dynamic environment, fostering a safe and encouraging space for our students to learn and grow.

This position is a full-time opportunity starting in September 2024, for the remainder of the academic year. If you are passionate about supporting individuals with special educational needs and are eager to contribute to their personal and educational development, then we would love to hear from 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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