1:1 Sen Teaching Assistant

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About the role

We are looking for an enthusiastic, hardworking and compassionate person with high expectations of themselves and others to join our school team as a Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant. The role is to work on a 1:1 basis supporting a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in one of our Year 1 classes.

The contract is fixed term, with no end date, until funding changes or the child leaves the school.

This role is part time from the hours of 8.45am -12pm (16.25 hours per week)  Monday-Friday, term time only and is salaried at grading H1-2 dependent upon skill set and experience.

We are looking for candidates who:

  • Enjoy working with children and are interested in their development.
  • Will work well as part of a team, working effectively with children, staff and parents.
  • Are resilient, flexible and willing to take on different challenges.
  • Are creative and resourceful.
  • Are passionate and dedicated to making a difference to children’s educational journeys, no matter their starting points.
  • Have enthusiasm and are willing to develop their professional development as a Special Educational Needs 1:1 Teaching Assistant.
  • Have an awareness and understanding of Special Educational Needs.

In addition to this, an understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder is desirable.

We are:

  • An ‘Outstanding’ School and Day Care (Ofsted, 2017)
  • A hardworking, dedicated and committed staff team
  • A school whose pupils are well behaved with a love of learning
  • A school which offers great opportunities for professional development
  • A school with committed parents and governors
  • A school committed to ensuring the best outcomes for all its pupils.

If you feel you would be suitable for this role, please take a look at the attached job description and person specification before making an application.

Howe Dell Primary School is committed to safeguarding children and young people and therefore the successful applicant will be subject to suitable references, medical and DBS checks in accordance with Herts County Council guidelines. We provide an organisation that takes safer recruitment seriously and rigorous checks will be made as part of the process relating to any appointments to the school. We actively seek to recruit with Child Protection as a priority.


1:1 Sen Teaching Assistant


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Contact details

Tracy Prickett , Headteacher
The Runway Hatfield
Hertfordshire AL10 9AH

Telephone: 01707 263291
Fax: 01707 258248
Email: admin@howedell.herts.sch.uk
Website: www.howedell.herts.sch.uk
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