• SEN – Autism
  • SEND
  • Birmingham
  • Job Area: Handsworth

Part-time Teaching Assistant.

Zest Education is working in close partnership with a primary special educational needs school located in Handsworth, Birmingham. The school are looking to appoint a part-time Teaching Assistant to start October 2022 and will continue on a long-term basis into the new academic year. The successful Teaching Assistant must be able to work 2 days a week, 8:30-15:30.

The school caters for children from the age of four to twelve with Autism and all children have an EHCP. Due to the needs of the learners, the ideal candidate must have experience supporting individuals with special educational needs or in a similar setting.

This school has achieved ‘outstanding’ on the latest OFSTED report and is very proud of these achievements, this school are seeking an individual to strive to maintain these excellent standards. You will be required to work alongside the teacher, supporting the learning by preparing resources and working with the children in small groups as well as on a 1:1 basis.

The role:

  • You have experience supporting individuals with special educational needs or in a care setting
  • All class sizes are small throughout this school and do not exceed no more of 6 students, you will be required to work 1:1 and in small groups
  • You will be confident, enthusiastic and be able to identify and engage with different learning needs


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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