• SEND
  • Sandwell
  • Job Area: Oldbury

Zest Education is currently seeking a dedicated and passionate SEND Teaching Assistant for a full-time position at a school located in Oldbury. This exciting opportunity is perfect for individuals who are enthusiastic about making a positive impact in the lives of children aged between 4 and 11, with moderate learning difficulties (MLD).

As a SEND Teaching Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting students with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) within the school environment. Your main responsibilities will include assisting the class teacher in delivering tailored lessons, providing one-on-one support to students who require additional assistance, and helping to create a nurturing and inclusive learning environment.

The successful candidate will have a genuine passion for working with children with MLD and will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You will work closely with the school’s SENCO (Special Educational Needs Coordinator) to implement individual education plans, monitor progress, and provide feedback to both students and parents.

Starting in December, this full-time position offers a fantastic opportunity to join a supportive and inclusive educational community. The school is committed to providing a stimulating and inclusive environment where every child can thrive and reach their full potential.

Key Requirements:
– Experience working with children with moderate learning difficulties (MLD)
– A patient and caring approach, with the ability to build rapport with students
– Strong communication and teamwork skills
– Relevant qualifications in education or special needs support (desired but not essential)
– A commitment to promoting inclusivity and diversity within the school community

If you are interested in this position or want to find out more, email Anthony at 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 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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