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

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

Applying for the job

There will be a remote interview for this role via Microsoft Teams

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Special School
Education phase Not Applicable
School size 90 pupils enrolled
Age range 2 to 19
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Watling View School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

About Watling View School

Watling View is a Good School (Ofsted March 2020), catering for the needs of children and young people with severe and profound and multiple learning difficulties (3 to 19 years in age). A significant number of our pupils have autism. We aim to develop and enhance the potential of our pupils through an ethos and philosophy which emphasises that we are all of equal value as members of an interdependent supportive community.

Watling View is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Appointment to this post is subject to satisfactory clearance of enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks, including the barred lists, as well as all other pre-appointment checks in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education (2019).

School location

Watling View, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 2NU