Teaching Assistant/Nursery Nurse - Reception class

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About the role

Are you enthusiastic and flexible, have a passion to help and support children who need it most? Then you maybe the person we are looking for to join our team of hardworking, dedicated Teaching Assistants. 

The role will involve supporting children in our Reception class with identified needs under the direction of the class teacher. A kind and caring personality, as well as a good sense of humour, are equally important. You will need to have excellent verbal and written communication skills and a commitment to helping all children do their best. 

The hours of work will be Monday - Friday 8:15am - 1:00pm to support the transition of our new Reception age pupils during the Autumn term.  It will (initially) be a fixd term contract from September to December, with the possibility of the post being extended

If you think this post could be for you, please have a look at our website before making an application via the Teach in Herts website.

Interviews are ongoing and we welcome applications from candidates at various stages of their career

We can offer you:

  • friendly and supportive staff;
  • children who have positive attitudes to learning and are keen to do well
  • delightful and well-behaved pupils;
  • excellent teaching assistant support;
  • a commitment to continuing professional development;
  • a happy and friendly working environment;

We are committed to safeguarding the whole school community and therefore this post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Visits to the school are encouraged and warmly welcomed by appointment.


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Contact details

Mr Steve Lloyd , Headteacher
Pickford Hill Harpenden
Hertfordshire AL5 5HL

Telephone: 01582-621514
Fax: 01582-621485
Email: lorchard@saunceywood.herts.sch.uk
Website: www.saunceywood.herts.sch.uk