1:1 Support For Child With Send

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About the role

Our lovely, one-form village Primary School is looking for a kind and patient teaching assistant. who has experience in supporting children with Special Educational Needs (SEND) in an Early Years setting.  You will need to be willing to to embed best practice to support successfully a child with SEND on a 1:1 basis. To do this you will need to have experience of using Makaton, know how to support children with their social interactions and to follow programmes of support provided by different agencies.

This post will  be for 20 hours per week, Monday to Friday (9am to 1pm).  The contract is a fixed term contract due to Exceptional Needs Funding that we are in receipt of.  However, there is the possibility of this contract being extended beyond July but that will depend on the Exceptional Needs Funding being extended.

If you think you have what we are looking for, then we would love to hear from you and would strongly encourage you to visit us before applying.

Please look at our website for more information about our school, if you have any questions please email admin@digswell.herts.sch.uk or call 01438 714283.

Please include a detailed covering letter as part of your application, detailing your experiences and suitability for the post; please see the attached Job Description.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo Child Protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). References will be requested before the interview day.


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Contact details

Simon Horleston , Headteacher
Hertford Road Digswell
Hertfordshire AL6 0BX

Telephone: 01438 714283
Fax: 01438 712991
Email: admin@digswell.herts.sch.uk
Website: www.digswell.herts.sch.uk