• Primary
  • Primary – KS1
  • Birmingham
  • Job Area: Hodgehill

Are you a motivated teaching assistant who has experience working with children with additional needs? If so, listen up! We need you!

Zest is looking for a reliable and hard-working SEND teaching assistant to work in a large, successful school in the Hodge Hill area. The role will involve working across year 1 and year 2 working small groups of children with the class who have additional needs such as autism, ADHD, and global delay.

This role will begin in October 2023 and will continue until the end of the academic year for the suited candidate.

The team of excellent staff within the school put the children at the heart of everything they do and provide them with a stimulating environment for children to thrive, including a spacious outdoor area and different rooms to help with development. The staff at the school are also supported through continued professional development to continually improve their teaching skills.

You will also have access to secure onsite parking if choosing to travel via your own vehicle. Alternatively there are many public transport links for those using public transport.

To be successful in this role you must:

  • Be eager to learn and have a positive attitude
  • Be able to build strong and supportive relationship
  • Be flexible and creative when providing support
  • Be able to use your initiative
  • Have a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Have the ability to work and communicate with pupils who have additional needs.

The pay for this role will start from £70 a day.

If you are interested in this position or want to find out more, get in touch with Faye – faye@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: Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and recent school-based experience (teaching within a school teaching the British Curriculum).

The role advertised is for temporary supply work.


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