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

Ashlyns SchoolHertfordshire

Our friendly Inclusion Team is looking for two Teaching Assistants 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 flexibility that can be discussed at the interview. The post is term time only (plus inset days) and fixed-term only. If you have any further questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Clare Richardson.

Key dates:

Application closes: 27 September 2021 

Interviews: 4 October

To apply: Please use the 'apply for this job' button to apply online. Please note late applications will not be accepted. 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. Candidates should be aware that there are 2 components to the application:

  1. Online application form, including personal statement (CVs should not be submitted)
  2. Covering Letter: this should be attached separately and not exceed the equivalent of 2 sides of A4 (font size no smaller than point 10). It should be clearly distinct from the personal statement within the application form.

Ashlyns School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Records Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service, along with other relevant employment checks, including overseas criminal background checks, where applicable.

All new employees and volunteers will be required to undertake safeguarding training on induction which will be updated regularly in line with statutory guidance.  Please view our Child Protection Policy, Safer Recruitment Policy, and Staff Code of Conduct. As an equal opportunities employer, Ashlyns School is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership. 

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Ashlyns School. We operate an anonymised shortlisting process.


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