Teaching Assistant - 30 hours per week term time, plus 1 week, Hertfordshire

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Ashlyns SchoolHertfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: H3 plus fringe allowance
Contract term: Fixed Term

Our friendly Inclusion Team is looking for a Teaching Assistant to support students in the classroom, during break times and at the end of the school day. The right candidate will enjoy supporting individual students on a one-to-one basis as well as leading small group work and being part of the Team around the Child.  Opportunities exist to support children with autism and communication difficulties. The role is 30 hours per week but there may be some flexiblity which can be discussed at interview.  The post is term time only (plus inset days).

Our school provides a well resourced, exciting environment for staff.   Our systems provide flexible working and a truly collaborative culture.  As well as joining an experienced and close-knit team, there are other benefits that come with working at Ashlyns:


Free use of on-site gym with weekly staff fitness sessions

Well-being support

(free access to mental health support,  physiotherapy etc.)

Free annual flu jab

Dedicated and active Staff Wellbeing/Social Team 

(with leadership focus on teacher workload and a coaching programme)

Excellent staff facilities

(ample on-site parking, large staff room, departmental offices)


Career average pension

London fringe allowance payscale

Paid lunch duty available plus lunch allowance

Herts Reward Scheme 

(savings at supermarkets, on leisure activities etc.)

Cycle to work scheme


Children of Staff Admission Rule

We would be delighted to show you around our school.  Please contact:

Clare Richardson, HR Officer, to arrange an appointment:  01442 863605

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

Ashlyns School is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All employees have a responsibility for the safeguarding of children in our school.  All post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

More about Ashlyns School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Chesham Road, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, HP4 3AH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1442 863605
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Ashlyns is a popular and oversubscribed school in the historic market town of Berkhamsted. 

Headteacher:  James Shapland

"The school is led with determination, care and integrity".  "Pupils are incredibly proud of their school and clea...