We’re recruiting for a passionate Teaching Assistant for a busy special educational needs (SEND) school in Cannock. This is a full-time role due to begin ASAP and will continue for the full academic year. You must be able to work Monday – Friday, 8:30-15:30.

This school provides education for students from the age of 4-19 with Autism (ASC). You must have experience of working with individuals with SEND and have personal or professional understanding of Autism.

You will be joining a dedicated team who work together to ensure successful outcomes for students who often arrive at the school with a troubled view of education and life.

As a teaching assistant, you will be working with the students in small groups and on a 1:1 basis with students who require additional support to ensure they get their very best out of their education.

The role:

  • Experience supporting individuals with SEND
  • Good organisation and time management skills
  • Well-motivated, enthusiastic with a can-do attitude
  • Preparing learning resources and setting up the classroom
  • You will be working with both primary and secondary ages so you must be adaptable
  • Confident with managing challenging behaviours


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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