1:1 Sen Teaching Assistant

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About the role

St. Joseph's Catholic Primary School has an exciting opportunity for an experienced SEN teaching assistant to join our thriving faith-filled school community in which every child is valued as a unique individual with infinite potential.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, inspirational and flexible full-time 1:1 Teaching Assistant to join our friendly hardworking team who has experience of working with children that have a complex range of needs including Autism and Moderate Leaning Difficulties. The role will involve supporting and supervising a child with their education as well as overcoming barriers to learning. It will also involve supporting the teacher by managing pupil behaviour, monitoring pupil progress and maintaining pupil records.

The post would suit an experienced teaching assistant who has an excellent understanding of all aspects of Autism.

The successful candidate will:

· be a warm and caring individual, who truly puts the children first

· show initiative, commitment and a positive attitude as well as understanding, flexibility and patience

· have previous experience of supporting children within a foundation stage/KS1 setting

· be confident in observing, assessing and planning for children's individual needs and next steps

· work hard to ensure the children they support are fully included in every aspect of school life, using a range of supportive resources and interventions

· have a willingness to attend relevant training, Staff meetings, and Pupil Progress meetings

· have great organisational and communication skills and the ability to work closely with colleagues.

In return, we can offer a very positive working environment due to;

· happy, confident children who fully enjoy their learning, behave well and love their school

· a truly inclusive and exciting school where innovation and individuality is encouraged and celebrated

· a very cohesive and committed staff team

· excellent support from parents, governors and the partnership of local schools.

At St Joseph's Catholic Primary School we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The post is subject to safer recruitment measures which will include an Enhanced DBS disclosure check and references.

Please visit our school website (www.stjosephsherts.uk) to gain a deeper insight into our school community. Applications should be made online through the Teach in Herts website.


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Contact details

Denise Perone , Business Manager
St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School Royal Avenue Waltham Cross
Hertfordshire EN8 7EN

Telephone: 01992 629503
Email: denisep@stjosephs351.herts.sch.uk
Website: www.stjosephsherts.co.uk
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