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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    12 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    1 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£15,421.00 - £15,421.00 Annually (Actual) H2 (term time only)

SEN Teaching Assistant (1-1) job summary

Are you passionate about supporting all learners to thrive? Are you able to effectively support learners with SEND to access the curriculum? Are you kind, caring and intuitive?

If so, we would love to hear from you!

Post: Teaching Assistant (SEN/1-1)

Pay range: H2

Working pattern: Part time (term time only) 30 hours per week

Employment: Fixed term (this position is linked to funding to support a named child(ren)

Purpose of your job

The role is to act as a teaching assistant to support children requiring 1-1 support. The candidate will be required to work as part of our existing learning support team and could involve working within in various key stages; this could be working in class based activities, small group or 1:1 as the needs of the school dictates. The post holder will work within a team of Teacher and Teaching Assistants with the overall aim of supporting the school to promote the teaching and learning of all its pupils.

Main Areas of Reponsibility

The jobholder is one of a team of teaching assistants who support the learning of pupils. Flexibility by all staff is important in order to meet the varied needs of pupils.

The jobholder is managed by the Principal, Key Stage Leaders or SENCO as the role permits and may work with several teachers.

To support the planning (through professional dialogue), to help provide a programme of activities suitable to the age range of children within each group which meet Ofsted standards.

To ensure that activities take into account the individual needs of each child.

To ensure that parents, carers and appropriate professionals are welcomed, involved and regularly informed of children’s activities.

To keep accurate records of allocated children and to implement through direction.

To ensure the safety and welfare of children.

To have responsibility for the assessment and recording of the needs of allocated children.

Knowledge, Experience and Training

Experience of working with or caring for children of the relevant age.

Good numeracy and literacy skills.

Basic knowledge of first-aid.

Ability to use modern technology.

Ability to work in a team.


Be aware of and support difference and ensure that pupils have equality of access to opportunities to learn and develop.


Increasing expectations to engage in fuller professional development resulting from Performance Management

To integrate into all areas of job accountability demonstrating the actions and behaviours required to actively implement the equal opportunities.

Health & Safety

Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection; and report all concerns to an appropriate person.

The Aspire Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding children and young people. Our interviews will always include relevant questions relating to child protection and/or safeguarding. The successful applicant will be required to undertake vetting checks including a DBS check, occupational health, will be required to provide contact details of at least 2 referees and proof of gaps in employment history.


Aspire Academies Trust is committed to protecting and safeguarding children and young people and our recruitment checks will always assess the suitability of the candidate to work with children. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Hammond Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
367 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Hammond Academy is a large 2 form entry school in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire which is part of Aspire Academies Trust and the West Herts Teaching School. We are able to offer both a supportive and enthusiastic staff which boasts excellent continuous professional development through the teaching school and opportunities for progression within the Trust and its other schools.

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