We are currently looking for a teaching assistant to work in a SEND school in Stoke-On-Trent. This environment caters for students from the age of three to eleven, with autism and associated difficulties. You will be expected to support the class teacher, alongside two experienced teaching assistants with the day to day running of lessons. The ideal candidate will support students on a one-to-one basis, ensuring they have a good understanding of lessons and remain on task.

This is a well-respected SEND school, that ensures all students receive outstanding support throughout their time within the environment. This position is a due to start in September and will be ongoing until the end of the academic year, on a full-time basis. The school has fantastic resorces, with a strong focus on physical activity and the benefits for each student’s mental health and well being. We are ideally looking for someone that has previously supported individuals with special educational needs.

The Role:

  • 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.
  • You will be able to communicate clearly and effectively with both staff and students

If you are interested in this temporary position or want to find out more, email Mitch Joss on mitch@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, teaching within a school teaching the British Curriculum).

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