• Birmingham
  • Job Area: Birmingham

We are currently looking for enthusiastic teaching assistants for an all through special educational needs school in Kings Norton. This is an outstanding school that caters for students with social, emotional, and mental health difficulties. The students within this environment have communication difficulties or find it challenging to be in large groups. We are ideally looking for someone that has a good understanding of de-escalation techniques or has a form of restraint training. You will be supported by an experienced team that are dedicated to ensuring that the children have the best learning environment.

This role is due to start as soon possible and will continue until July, the following year. This school is well located with a very friendly and supportive team of staff. This school ensures that every class has a small number of children to provide a personalised learning experience. There are currently six teaching assistant positions within this environment, all of which are to work one to one and with a variety of ages.

The Role:

· You will need to have strong communication skills and have experience with SEND.

· You will ideally be trained in Team Teach or MAPA, although this is not a necessity as the school can provide this training.

· You will be working with very small class sizes, with a maximum of eight students within each class.

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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