Teaching Assistant

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About the role

Abel Smith School is seeking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant with excellent communication skills and high expectations to join our early years team. If you are passionate about working in partnership with a dedicated teaching and learning staff to enhance the educational opportunities for every child to succeed in their learning then we would very much like to hear from you.

Our Early Years Team are passionate practitioners who work together to sustain the highest standards of education. We can offer: training and career progression, a supportive working environment where your talents and professional opinion will be valued and nutured and a well-resourced, organised and purposeful creative learning environment.

This is a full time, permanant position. Working hours are 8.30 - 3.30pm Monday to Friday term time only.

We are a very popular one form entry school situated in the centre of Hertford with hard working, motivated and high achieving children. The successful applicant must be supportive of our inclusive ethos. You should be patient, understanding and flexible and to be able to work independently and as part of a team. Ideally you will have Grade C English GCSE and maths or equivalent preferred.

Visits to our preschool setting are recommended but not essential. Please call our school office 01992 583244 or email admin@abelsmith.herts.sch.uk and make an appointment to visit. If a visit is not possible then you are more than welcome to telephone and speak with our head teacher.

We are committed to safeguarding and positively promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to enhanced clearance with the Disclosure and Barring Service.


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Contact details

Ms Francesa Merson , Office Secretary
Churchfields, Greencoates Hertford
Hertfordshire SG13 8AE

Telephone: 01992 583244
Fax: 01992 504702
Email: admin@abelsmith.herts.sch.uk
Website: www.abelsmith.herts.sch.uk