Teaching Assistant - Special Needs (Class Based or Pastoral)

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About the role

We are looking for a TA with a passion for making a difference to join our team. The post advertised is for a class-based teaching assistant, but there is the possibility of a pastoral role for the right candidate. We are a proud special educational needs school, who support each unique child to become happy learners and increasingly confident about their values and belonging.  

St Luke’s is a wonderful Foundation Special School for pupils aged 7-16, who have a wide range of learning and social needs, fantastic personalities and skills that make this job truly special!

We are embarking on a new stage of our journey and this is an exciting time to join us.  We strongly believe in the importance of welfare and safeguarding our children and people who work with our children are subject to our rigorous enhanced DBS checks and two references, checked.

The applicant will be responsible for supporting our teachers and inspiring children with complex learning disabilities, all of whom have cognitive disabilities.  Many of our children have Autistic Spectrum Conditions (ASC), Speech Language and Communication Needs (SLCN) and Moderate Learning Disabilities (MLD).  The successful applicant will intially work with classes of mixed ages and will likely work with children across the school’s full age range. 

Our children deserve the best quality professionals to support them in their transition to adulthood and thrive in life.

The role is 5 days per week, 33¾ hours – 8:45 to 4:00 (4.30pm Wednesday and 3:30pm Friday), term time plus 5 INSET days.

The salary is H2-H3 (pro rata) approx £13,693 - £13,976 per annum.

Sound like a great place for you?  We encourage all prospective applicants to have a tour of the school. Please contact our reception on 01582 626727 or email donna.abel@stlukes.herts.sch.uk to arrange to come and have a look round or to discuss the role. 

Please note that we are unable to accept CVs and letters of application. Applicants must complete and submit the application forms online in order to be considered for the position.

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Contact details

Donna Abel , Administrator
Crouch Hall Lane Redbourn
Herts AL3 7ET

Telephone: 01582 626727
Fax: 01582 626549
Email: donna.abel@stlukes.herts.sch.uk
Website: www.stlukes.herts.sch.uk