• Coventry
  • Job Area: Coventry

Are you passionate about special education and working with children who have range of physical, medical, and learning needs? Zest Education is currently recruiting for a full-time experienced and dedicated SEND Teaching Assistant on behalf of a school located West of the Coventry City Centre to start as soon as possible. The role is temporary on-going but may have long-term potential for the right candidate.

The school you will be working in provides exceptional educational support for students with a range of moderate to severe sensory impairments and physical disabilities. The SEND Teaching Assistant role will be perfect for an individual that has experience with such conditions and is passionate about overcoming these learning barriers.


Responsibilities of the SEND Teaching Assistant role include:

  • Assisting in delivering tailored lesson plans, ensuring students’ individual requirements are met
  • Working collaboratively with teachers in order to deliver the best possible learning experience to the students
  • Working 1:1 and in small groups, building strong rapport with the students
  • Monitoring and recording students’ progress and relaying back to the class teacher


Requirements of the SEND Teaching Assistant role include:

  • Experience working with children with sensory impairments and physical disabilities,
  • Sign language is essential for the role
  • Working collaboratively with teachers in order to deliver the best possible learning experience
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for helping children overcome learning barriers
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


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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