SEMH Teaching Assistant

A popular special educational needs school in Rugeley is recruiting for a full-time Teaching Assistant on a long-term basis starting as soon as possible. The successful candidate must be able to work Monday to Friday, 8:30 to 15:30.

This school provides education for children and young people from the age of 5-19 who have complex needs, emotional and behavioural difficulties or who display challenging behaviour.

This school’s passion is to make a real difference to the life of every child by creating positive experiences every day and making progressive steps, no matter how big or small. The school are seeking hardworking, passionate individuals who will strive to maintain these values.

You’ll be there to help them learn, develop their abilities and raise their self-esteem. You will need to be resilient and dedicated. Although this position is to work in a school environment, we are open to receiving applications from TA’s, support workers and individuals that have worked with adults with special educational needs.

The role:

  • Must have experience supporting individual with SEND or mental health difficulties
  • You must also have excellent communication skills as will be required to work closely with the class teacher and other teaching assistants


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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