• SEN – Autism
  • SEND
  • Leicester
  • Job Area: Leicester

Are you currently looking for a full-time role supporting students with special educational needs? Zest is currently recruiting for a full-time SEND Classroom Support Assistant on behalf of a school located in North Leicester on a long-term ongoing basis to start as soon as possible. The role could potentially lead to a permanent position for the correct candidate.

The school caters for students between the ages of 11yo-18yo with a range of special educational needs including autism spectrum disorder (ASD), ADHD, and conduct disorders. The ideal SEND Classroom Support Assistant will be passionate about supporting students with these conditions.


Responsibilities of the SEND Classroom Support Assistant role:

  • Encouraging students to engage in class discussion and activities
  • Supporting students with their individual work
  • Making notes of student progress and reporting feedback to class teacher
  • Implementing behavioural management strategies


Requirements of the SEND Classroom Support Assistant role:

  • A genuine passion for supporting students with special educational needs
  • Experience working in a similar setting previously is preferred
  • Must have experience and confidence with de-escalation
  • 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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