Zest Education are working with a wonderful special educational needs school located in Burton-on-Trent that are looking for multiple Teaching Assistants to strengthen their team on a long term to permanent basis. The successful candidates must have previous experience working with SEND or in a similar environment.

The school itself caters for children from the age of six to seventeen with a wide range of educational difficulties ranging from moderate to severe and complex needs; some of the pupils have additional physical, sensory, and autistic conditions. It is important that you are confident, enthusiastic, and able to identify and engage with different learning needs.

The successful candidate must be a proactive and engaging individual who has proven experience of having strong behaviour management skills and working across a range of age groups. You will be required to work alongside the class teacher, preparing learning resources and maintaining the classroom to a high standard.

The role:

  • You will be working with the children individually and in small groups, supporting with all areas of the curriculum
  • You will be required to work across different rooms and age groups, showing initiative and able to work in a fast paced environment
  • You have experience working with individuals with special educational needs or in a care setting

If you are interested in this temporary position or want to find out more, email Steph Guy on 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, teaching within a school teaching the British Curriculum).

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