• SEN – Autism
  • SEN – MLD
  • SEN – PMLD
  • SEN – SEMH
  • SEN – SLD
  • SEND
  • Walsall
  • Job Area: Walsall

Teaching Assistant

Zest Education are recruiting for a highly regarded special educational needs school in Walsall who are looking for an experienced Teaching Assistant to work across a range of year groups. This role is to start ASAP on a full-time basis. The school is in a great location and is easily accessible by private or public transport.

This school caters for students from the age of 7-18 with moderate learning difficulties; however, the majority of pupils have additional needs, including autism, speech and language difficulties and some behavioural issues. The ideal candidate must have previous experience working with SEND or in a similar environment.

This is a popular SEND school which has a strong focus on inclusion and equality and aims to provide all pupils with essential life skills. The school are seeking a Learning Support Assistant who share the same ethos and values.

The successful candidate will be working across a range of age groups supporting the class teacher, however there may be occasions that you are required to work on a 1:1 basis or in small groups with the children. You need to be committed to providing the children with exceptional learning and support, in a fun and caring classroom environment.

The role:

  • You must have previous experience supporting individuals with special educational needs, mental health difficulties or within a care environment
  • You will be working within a fast paced and ever-changing environment
  • You must be a dedicated individual to providing children with a secure and supportive learning environment


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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