About the role

Are you a reflective practitioner who can work within a team engaging and responding to children's thinking and learning? Do you have the ability to support children with a variety of needs, enabling independence, challenge and success?   If so we are looking for a full time experienced Teaching Assistant to join our hardworking and friendly team in September 2018.

The role will involve working as a general classroom assistant for part of the time and then provide 1:1 support for a child with specific needs. We require someone who is kind, caring and able to take responsibility for their role and to show initiative.  This post involves carrying out specific tasks, preparing the learning environment and resources and liaising with the class teacher.  We are looking for someone who is able to have a genuine interest in our pupil’s wellbeing and build a positive and respectful rapport with the child.  

We are a welcoming and very happy church school.  Our children are enthusiastic and engaged and we put them firmly at the centre of everything we do. We have high expectations of conduct and learning and aim to equip every child with the knowledge and skills to succeed. We have enthusiastic, supportive parents and governors, as well as positive engagement with other local schools and the wider community.

St Andrew’s C of E (VA) Primary and Nursery School is committed to rigorous safeguarding procedures.  The successful candidate will be required to undertake enhanced DBS clearance and complete all safeguarding training.

The applicant will be required to work 35 hours per week (8.30 am to 4.00 pm) on a term time only contract. The salary scale will be H2.

If you are interested please contact Ms D Fenn.  The closing date is Friday 7 September


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Contact details

Deborah Fenn , Headteacher
Benslow Lane Hitchin
Hertfordshire SG4 9RD

Telephone: 01462 459160
Fax: 01462 436443
Email: head@standrews.herts.sch.uk
Website: www.standrews.herts.sch.uk