A popular special educational needs secondary school in Telford is recruiting for a full-time Teaching Assistant on a long-term basis starting as soon as possible.

This school caters for students from the age of 6-17 with Autism (ASC) and social, emotional, and mental health difficulties (SEMH). You will be required to work alongside the class teacher to ensure that the students have a good understanding of what is expected of them. You will be working with the students 1:1 and in small groups, so it is important you have a flexible approach.

The school is improving within academic and attainment levels and is continually looking to ensure their students develop into respectable and inspiring individuals. This position is due to start as soon as possible and will be ongoing until the end of the academic year, on a full-time basis.

The role:

  • You have previous experience of supporting individuals with special educational needs
  • You will need to be creative in the classroom and be able to offer engaging support to the class teacher and students.
  • You will be offered a great support network within school and any in-house training will be included.


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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