SEN Teaching Assistant

Highwood Primary School, Bushey, Hertfordshire, WD23 2AW

This job expired on 2 December 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Start date details

    January 2023

  • Closing date

    2 December 2022 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    14 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 12 months

Full-time equivalent salary

Between £19,650.00 and £20,043.00

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you a reflective practitioner who can work within a team engaging and responding to children's thinking and learning? Do you have the ability to support children with a variety of needs, enabling independence, challenge and success?

If so, we are looking for an experienced SEN Teaching Assistant to join our hardworking and friendly team.

The role will involve working with and supporting our children with SEN. This post involves working 1:1 with specific children, carrying out specific tasks, preparing the learning environment and resources, liaising with the class teacher and SENCo and supporting individuals and groups. We are looking for someone who is able to have a genuine interest in our children’s wellbeing and build a positive and respectful rapport with all children. You should have experience of working with children with SEN, phonics, guided reading, small group work and display and administrative tasks. We expect all of our team to be competent with using IT and we are always very keen to help develop specific talent within our school.

What the school offers its staff

In return we can offer:

  • The opportunity to work in a friendly and diverse school community
  • An attractive working environment with excellent facilities
  • Well-resourced classrooms
  • A supportive, enthusiastic and forward thinking school team
  • Professional development opportunities.

Commitment to safeguarding

Highwood Primary is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required for all successful applicants. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Please note that the Childcare Disqualifications Regulations 2009 apply to this position and therefore you may be required to complete the “Childcare Disqualification” declaration form. Should you be successful in your application for this post, your appointment can not be progressed without this.

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About Highwood Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
432 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01923 256210

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