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

Zest Education are delighted to be working alongside a special educational needs school in Walsall who are looking for passionate teaching assistants to be part of their outstanding school. There are both full and part time roles available. These roles are due to start ASAP for the right candidate, until the end of the academic year with the possibility of further employment.

This school provides education for students from the age of 7-16 who hold an Education, Health, and Care Plan (EHCP). The successful candidate must have experience of supporting individuals with SEND or experience within a care environment.

The role will require you to quickly build engaging relationships with small groups of children, and you will need to work closely as a team with the class teacher and other teaching assistants.

The role:

  • You must be passionate about working with students with special needs and have previous experience of working in a special school or similar environment
  • To provide general support to the class teacher in the management and organisation of the students and the classroom
  • To promote the inclusion of all pupils
  • To promote positive behaviour and attitudes through high expectations.


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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