Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)? Do you have experience in SEND support work or personal care? If so, Zest Education wants to hear from you!

At Zest Education, we are dedicated to providing exceptional education and support services to children and young people with SEND. We work closely with schools in Worcestershire, ensuring that every child has access to the individualized care and attention they deserve.

We are currently seeking experienced and compassionate SEND Teaching Assistants to join our team. As a SEND Teaching Assistant, you will work closely with teachers, parents, and other professionals to create a nurturing and inclusive learning environment for students with special needs.

Key Responsibilities:
– Providing one-on-one support to students with SEND, ensuring their safety, well-being, and engagement in classroom activities.
– Assisting with the implementation of individualized education plans (IEPs) and behaviour management strategies.
– Collaborating with teachers and other professionals to adapt lesson plans and materials to meet the unique needs of students.
– Monitoring and documenting student progress, communicating observations to the wider team.
– Providing personal care and support to students, including assistance with feeding, toileting, and mobility, as necessary.

Requirements:
– Previous experience working with students with special needs, either in an educational or care setting.
– Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
– Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for supporting students with SEND.
– The ability to work effectively as part of a team.
– Flexibility and adaptability to meet the changing needs of students.
– Relevant qualifications or training in special education or a related field is desirable.

At Zest Education, we value our employees and offer ongoing professional development opportunities. We believe in creating a positive and inclusive work environment where everyone feels supported and valued.

If you are looking for a rewarding and fulfilling career in special education, we would love to hear from you. Apply now to join our dedicated team of SEND Teaching Assistants and make a real impact on the lives of students in Worcestershire.

If you are interested in this position or want to find out more, email Anthony at anthony@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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