• SEN – SLD
  • SEND
  • Erdington
  • Job Area: Erdington

Are you passionate about working in the education sector and looking for a role supporting students? Zest is currently recruiting for a full-time SEND Learning Support Assistant on behalf of a school in Erdington to start as soon as possible for the remainder of the academic year.

This school caters or students between the ages 4yo to 11yo with moderate learning difficulties (MLD) to severe learning difficulties (SLD). The ideal SEND Learning Support Assistant will ideally have experience in similar role previously or demonstrate transferrable skills suited to the role.


Responsibilities of the SEND Learning Support Assistant role:

  • Adapting and modifying classroom materials to suit the learning styles and abilities of the students
  • Supporting the inclusion of students with learning difficulties in mainstream classroom activities
  • Encouraging student participation and engagement in class activities
  • Providing personal care assistance when necessary


Requirements of the SEND Learning Support Assistant role:

  • Previous experience working with students with moderate to severe learning difficulties is preferred
  • Patience and a calm demeanour when working with students who may require additional support
  • 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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