• SEN – Autism
  • SEND
  • Walsall
  • Job Area: Walsall

Are you passionate about special education and working with children? Do you have recent school-based experience? Then we want to hear from you!

We are currently recruiting for several Support Worker roles for a special educational needs school located in Walsall. This position is due to begin ASAP and will continue on a long-term basis into the new academic year. This school caters for students from the age of seven to sixteen with Autism (ASC). The ideal candidate will have experience supporting individuals with special educational needs or experience in a care setting.

The school aims to equip all children and young people with the necessary life skills, academic or vocational qualifications and emotional intelligence to succeed. The successful candidate must have excellent communication skills, be eager to learn, have a positive attitude and work well as part of a team. You will be committed to the safeguarding and well-being of all pupils and provide exceptional learning and support.

The role:

  • You will be supporting students with a variety of needs and ages so it is important that you are able to who can adapt your practice wherever necessary to support across all key stages
  • You must have experience supporting individuals with special educational needs or experience in a care environment
  • You will be working alongside the class teacher, assisting the children with their work, and supporting with pupil behaviour while establishing good relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and responding to individual needs.


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