Teaching Assistant

Sandringham SchoolHertfordshire

We are looking to recruit a Teaching Assistant to support Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) within the classroom, delivering targeted support for high needs students as well as helping to support the further development of intervention strategies, such as guided reading. The right candidate will enjoy working with a team to support with the planning and implementation of support and intervention programmes, work with the SEND external agencies and support the Senco with daily co-ordination and support of specific SEND students. Training will be provided. This post is explicitly linked to High Needs Funding (HNF) and is therefore initially fixed term until July 2022.  This is a term time only position and we have full or part time hours available, full time hours are approximately 25 hours per week (8.45am-3pm).

  • We are a lead school in the World Class Schools network.
  • Over £10 million has been invested in developing the learning environment in the past five years to provide a state-of-the-art learning campus.
  • All students bring their own tablet device to school so that teachers can be even more flexible in their delivery of lessons.
  • Behaviour is exemplary and visitors always comment on the outstanding learning ethos across the school.
  • The school runs a Teaching School Alliance, is a Research School, is an Awarding Body for Initial Teacher Training, holds International status and embraces excellence in all areas of the curriculum.
  • Staff who work at the school receive outstanding training and gain significant career experience.
  • Staff can benefit from the school’s children of staff admission rule, a cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers and access to a wide variety of school trips.
  • Wide variety of extra responsibilities for those seeking to develop their skills further.

Sandringham is a member of the Alban Academies Trust, together with Verulam School, Ridgeway Academy, Wheatfields Junior and Wheatfields Infants’ and Nursery schools. We work in a multi-academy trust to share best practice, deliver joint training, promote the highest of expectations and raise achievement for all students. Our motto is ‘Educational Excellence for Everyone’. The trust offers significant opportunities for career development of staff at all levels within our organisation.

Application deadline: 9am on Friday, 21st May 2021

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. 

Full details are available from our website www.sandringham.herts.sch.uk or www.teachinherts.com  Applications should be sent to: Kate Ward, HR Manager via email at appointments@sandringham.herts.sch.uk.  Please note we cannot accept CVs as a form of application.

Sandringham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and references. We are strongly committed to promoting equality of opportunity and the elimination of unlawful discrimination.  Please note that this post is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

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