Learning Support Assistant - One To One Support

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About the role

We are delighted to be able to advertise an exciting job opportunity at a fantastic village school set in a beautiful part of rural Hertfordshire. Ashwell is an extremely friendly and welcoming school at the heart of a strong supportive village community.


We are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic and caring Learning Support Assistant to join our friendly Foundation Stage team to support a pupil with individual needs who will be joining our Nursery in September 2018. The Nursery and Reception classes share a double classroom unit in this popular and successful village school. You will be working with the child on a 1:1 basis, five days a week (term time only). The post is initially a temporary contract based on working with a named child.


Pay Scale: H2

15 Hours per week (Monday–Friday 9am – 12:00pm)

Temporary contract


This post would suit someone with experience of the Early Years, however we also encourage applications from people wishing to gain experience in this area, considering a career change or returning to work.


Ashwell is a good school (Ofsted November 2016) looking for someone who is:

  • reliable, proactive and enthusiastic
  • confident and passionate about making a difference to the lives of young children
  • passionate about every child reaching their full potential
  • committed to achieving excellent pupil progress and outcomes
  • a good team player
  • good at communicating with children and adults


    This role offers an exciting opportunity and in return we offer:


  • excellent continuing professional development
  • a fully supportive, team-focused, caring working environment
  • delightful, well behaved, hardworking children
  • a rewarding experience
  • excellent support in career development


    Prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to visit the school. To arrange a visit please contact the school office (01462 742297; admin@ashwell.herts.sch.uk )


    Closing date is Wednesday 6th June 12pm.  

    Interview date: Monday 11th June

    Start date: Monday 3rd September 2018)


    Ashwell Primary School is committed to providing equality of opportunity and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check. References will be sought for all applicants invited to interview.



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Contact details

Mr Simon England , Headteacher
Ashwell School Silver Street Ashwell Baldock
Hertfordshire SG7 5QL

Telephone: 01462 742297
Email: head@ashwell.herts.sch.uk
Website: www.ashwell.herts.sch.uk