SEN Teaching Assistant / Learning Support Assistant

Watling View School, St Albans, Hertfordshire


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern Part-time only
Salary £18,795 to £20,344 per year (full-time equivalent)

Job summary

We are looking to appoint energetic, enthusiastic Teaching Assistants to work with our amazing pupils who have severe learning difficulties (SLD) and profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD) and Autism. Previous experience with special needs children would be an advantage.

• Actual pro-rata salary of £12,652 to £13,691 depending on qualifications and experience

• 30 hours per week, 38 weeks of the year (school term time only)

• 9.00am to 3.30pm, except each Wednesday when all staff work until 4.45pm for training and meetings time

Essential educational requirements

Good levels of literacy/numeracy - C grade or above GCSE or equivalent

Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

Ability to work as a team, under pressure and with special needs pupils

Employee benefits

• A new starter induction programme
• Membership to Herts Rewards, our employee benefits scheme including discounts and cashback for high street shops and online shopping
• Subscription to our comprehensive Healthcare and Wellbeing package
• A varied and ongoing professional development programme (CPD)
• Extensive sick pay from the 1st day of absence (after 6 months service)
• Generous pension provision
• Various staff social events during the academic year
• Optional Childcare Vouchers scheme
• Opportunity to earn overtime for working at our after school clubs
• Annual appraisal programme
• Annual Occasional Day
• Free on-site car park

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Special School
Education phase Not Applicable
School size 91 pupils enrolled
Age range 2 to 19
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School website Watling View School website (opens in a new window)
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About Watling View School

School location

Watling View, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 2NU