Zest Education is proud to be working with a ‘Good’ Ofsted rated special educational needs school in Shifnal who are seeking a committed Teaching Assistant. There are both full and part time positions available but you must be able to work the hours 8:30 to 15:30. This position due to start ASAP and will continue on a long-term basis into the new academic year.

This school caters for students from the age of three to sixteen with complex needs, severe learning difficulties, including autism, and pupils with profound and multiple learning difficulties. The ideal candidate must have experience supporting individuals with SEND or in a similar environment.

The school is a large SEND school which caters for a broad range of pupils and has a growing reputation within the surrounding areas. All the students at this school have complex needs which require effective team working to provide the best outcomes. 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:

  • The successful candidate will have knowledge and understanding of the needs of working in an alternative provision and will be able to forge positive and mutually respectful relationships with colleagues and students
  • You will be required to work with the students individually and in small groups
  • You will be working alongside the class teacher, preparing learning resources and maintaining the classroom to a high standard



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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