• SEN – Autism
  • SEN – SEMH
  • SEND
  • Birmingham
  • Job Area: Druids Heath

Are you passionate about young people reaching their full potential?

If yes, then Zest Education are looking for you. We are currently recruiting for a wonderful school near the Druids Heath area who are looking for a full time teaching assistant to start in February 2024. This school focuses on Social Emotion Mental Health (SEMH) needs as well as Autism other moderate learning difficulties (MLD).

As SEN Teaching Assistant you will be joining a strong and supportive Student Support Department contributing to creating the conditions for all students to experience success. You will be required to work closely supporting students and will need to have good rapport and an understanding of each individual’s needs.

The ideal candidate would be an effective role model that sets high expectations and motivates the pupils to achieve. Applicants must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Experience working with SEMH may be an advantage. Your work will be divided between working with students in small groups in the department and in the wider school supporting students in their lessons in order that they are able to access the learning.

The role:

  • To work under the guidance of teachers in the planning and implementation of work programmes with individuals or groups of pupils with special educational needs.
  • To provide general support to the inclusion team and class teachers in the support of pupils with special educational needs inside and outside of the classroom.
  • To assist the teachers and inclusion team in creating and maintaining a purposeful, orderly and supportive learning environment.
  • To promote the inclusion of all pupils, ensuring they have equal opportunities to learn, develop and be successful.

If you are interested in this temporary position or want to find out more, email Anthony Smith on Anthony@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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