• SEN – Autism
  • SEN – SEMH
  • SEND
  • Stoke-On-Trent
  • Job Area: Stoke-on-Trent

Zest Education are recruiting for a part-time Teaching Assistant to work in a brilliant special educational needs (SEND) school located in Stoke-on-Trent.

As a Part-time Teaching Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting the educational and personal development of students aged 5-19 with Autism (ASC) and SEMH. Your main responsibilities will include providing assistance to the class teacher, implementing behaviour management strategies, and supporting students in various age groups.

To be successful in this role, you must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as a proactive and engaging attitude. Previous experience in behaviour management and working with individuals with special educational needs is essential.

As part of the commitment to staff development, this school offers support and training opportunities to all there staff. The school believe in fostering a strong sense of teamwork, and are looking for individuals who are eager to contribute to there mission of providing a challenging yet immensely rewarding environment for both students and staff.

This part-time position is scheduled to start in February 2024 and will continue on a long-term basis. The working hours are from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm, four days a week, which can be further discussed during the interview process.

If you are someone who thrives in a dynamic and fulfilling role, where you can make a real difference in the lives of young people, then we encourage you to apply for this position.


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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