• Birmingham
  • Job Area: Birmingham

Are you an experienced individual that wants to support students with special educational needs? Zest is currently recruiting on behalf of a SEND school in Birmingham for a full-time SEND 1:1 Classroom Support Assistant. The ideal candidate will be providing emotional support to a primary-aged student on a 1:1 basis. The SEND 1:1 Classroom Support Assistant will have experience in a similar role previously or have transferrable experience to suit the role.  The role will start in the Summer term.


Responsibilities of the SEND 1:1 Classroom Support Assistant role:

  • Supporting the student on an emotional level and building rapport with them
  • Encouraging them to reach their academic potential
  • Recording and reporting progress to the class teacher
  • Working alongside other teaching assistants and assisting when necessary


Requirements of the SEND 1:1 Classroom Support Assistant role:

  • An empathetic and understanding approach to the student is required
  • Previous experience in a similar role is desired
  • Ability to build relationships quickly is important
  • Strong interpersonal skills and effective communication


If you are interested in this position or want to find out more, email Chris at chris@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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