We’re recruiting for a passionate Teaching Assistant role at a busy special educational needs school in Cannock.  This is a full-time role, starting immediately. Hours of work will be from Monday-Friday, 8:30-15:30.

As a Teaching Assistant at this school, you will play a crucial role in supporting students aged 3-18 with Autism (ASC) and social, emotional, and mental health difficulties (SEMH). While prior experience in a school setting is beneficial, we welcome applications from individuals with backgrounds in supporting adults with special educational needs, as we believe that diverse experiences enrich our learning environment.

The school prides itself on fostering independence, respect, and confidence in all students. By providing a balanced mix of classroom instruction and real-life experiences, aiming to equip the students with the skills they need to navigate future employment opportunities successfully.

In this role, you will work closely with students both individually and in small groups, covering various areas of the curriculum and promoting independence wherever possible. Flexibility and initiative are key, as you will be working across different classrooms and age groups in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

Excellent communication skills are essential, as you will collaborate closely with class teachers and fellow teaching assistants to ensure the best possible support for the students. If you are ready to contribute to a supportive and inclusive learning environment, we invite you to apply for this rewarding opportunity as a Teaching Assistant at our special educational needs school in Cannock.


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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