SEN 1:1 Teaching Assistant KS2

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About the role

We are looking to appoint a teaching assistant in KS2 to join our friendly team.  Are you dedicated to ensuring school works for all children and resilient enough to keep going, even when it’s difficult?  Then we have the role for you, supporting a child 1-1 with social, emotional and mental health difficulties to succeed in education.  You will require patience, flexibility and be committed to helping children develop as independent and confident individuals.

Beechfield School is a friendly and dynamic place to work. Our nurturing school ethos places a strong emphasis of the development and wellbeing of staff.

The successful candidates will have excellent communication skills and will be able to work closely with the class teacher, the SENCo, the SEN team and external advisors.  You should be keen to learn, be able to work on your own initiative, and carry out advice consistently. Working hours needed are: Monday – Friday 12:50 – 3.20pm (12.5 hours a week).  The appointment is fixed term whilst the pupil attends the school.

You will also need to have a GCSE or equivalent in English and Maths (C or above) and a high standard of written and spoken English. 

In return we offer the successful candidate:

  • A positive and caring working environment
  • A friendly, dedicated, and supportive staff team
  • A well-resourced working environment
  • Excellent opportunities for career development
  • Investment in CPD

A visit to the school is encouraged prior to our interview day.  Please contact Jeanette White on 01923 221269 to arrange a visit.

Beechfield School operates robust safeguarding procedures. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Prospective candidates are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible as the school reserves the right to close the advert early should we feel able to appoint an appropriate candidate.


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Contact details

Gillian Jackson , Headteacher
Beechfield School Gammons Lane Watford
Hertfordshire WD24 5TY

Telephone: 01923-221269