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

Zest Education is currently seeking a dedicated Teaching Assistant to join a renowned special educational needs school in Nuneaton.

The school caters for students from the age of 3-18 with Autism (ASC) and social, emotional, and mental health difficulties (SEMH). This schools mission is to unlock the full potential of every student within a vibrant school community by providing a comprehensive and inclusive curriculum.

As a Teaching Assistant, you will play a vital role in supporting the students with their learning and development.

Your main responsibilities will include:


  1. Assisting teachers in delivering tailored lessons to meet individual student needs.
  2. Providing one-on-one support to students with their academic work.
  3. Supporting students in developing their social and emotional skills.
  4. Creating a nurturing and inclusive learning environment for all students.
  5. Collaborating with teachers and other professionals to ensure students’ progress.


To excel in this role, you must have a genuine passion for helping children, especially those with learning difficulties. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals considering a career in Teaching as it will provide you with valuable first-hand experience.



– Previous experience working with children with special educational needs is desirable.

– Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

– Patience, empathy, and the ability to adapt to different learning styles.

– A positive and enthusiastic attitude towards education.


Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.


If you are a compassionate and dedicated individual with a desire to make a meaningful impact on the lives of students with special educational needs, we would love to hear from you.


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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