• SEN – Autism
  • SEND
  • Wolverhampton
  • Job Area: Birmingham

Are you ready to make an impact on the lives of students with severe and complex learning difficulties? Zest is currently recruiting for a full-time SEND Learning Support Assistant on a long-term basis, with the possibility of the role becoming permanent on behalf of a school in Wolverhampton. The correct candidate will be available to start as soon as possible.

This school caters for students between the ages of 3yo-11yo who have severe and complex learning difficulties. The ideal SEND Learning Support Assistant will be encouraging and supporting students to achieve academic success. Previous experience in a similar setting or role is desirable.


Responsibilities of the SEND Teaching Assistant role:

  • Implementing strategies outlined in Individualised Education Plans (IEPs) to address specific goals
  • Encouraging student participation in activities and class discussions
  • Recognising and address sensory sensitivities, creating a sensory-friendly environment
  • Providing physical support to students with mobility challenges, ensuring their safety and well-being
  • Contributing to ongoing evaluation and adjustment of support strategies


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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