Are you a Level 3 qualified Teaching Assistant with a passion for working in a Special Educational Needs (SEND) school? Zest Education is currently seeking an enthusiastic individual to join a reputable SEND school located in Lichfield.


 Position: Level 3 Teaching Assistant

School: Special Educational Needs School

Location: Lichfield

Employment Type: Full-time, September 2024 start

 Working Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 – 15:30


 About the School:

The school caters for students aged 5-18 with Autism (ASC) and social, emotional, and mental health difficulties (SEMH). The school provide a supportive and inclusive environment to ensure the best possible education and care for the students.

Role Description:

As a Level 3 Teaching Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting teachers with material preparation for lessons. You will also be responsible for creating eye-catching displays that engage and inspire our students. Additionally, you will provide direct 1:1 or small group support, ensuring each student receives the attention they need to thrive academically and emotionally.



– Level 3 Supporting Teaching and Learning qualification

– Previous experience working with children or adults with special educational needs, or within a care/support work setting

– Positive role model character

– Patience, commitment, and the ability to create a safe and welcoming environment



Joining our team at Zest Education offers numerous benefits, including a competitive salary, ongoing professional development opportunities, and the chance for a permanent role if you prove to be the right candidate. You will have the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of our students and contribute to their educational journey.


How to Apply:

If you are passionate about working in a special educational needs school and possess the necessary qualifications and experience, 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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