Zest Education is working in close partnership with a special educational needs school located in Hodge Hill, Birmingham. The school are looking to appoint a full-time Teaching Assistant to start in September 2022. The successful Teaching Assistant must be able to work Monday to Friday, 8:30-15:30.
This is a community day special school which caters for children from the age of 2-11 years with severe and complex learning difficulties. Due to the needs of the learners, the ideal candidate will have previous experience working with special educational needs or within a care environment.
This is a well-respected school, that ensures students within the setting are supported throughout their time in the environment. Many of the learners in this environment find it difficult to trust individuals, so we are looking for someone that can build rapport quickly.
• You will be required to work with the students individually and in small groups, supporting with all areas of the curriculum
• You must be passionate about working with students with special educational needs and have previous experience of working in a special school or similar environment
• You will be confident, enthusiastic and be able to identify and engage with different learning needs
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).
Zest Education Recruitment is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.