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Learning Support Assistant - SEN School

St Elizabeth's SchoolHertfordshire

Learning Support Assistant 

Level 1 - £14,748 - £15,396 per annum

Level 2 - £15,748 - £17,101 per annum

36 hours per week, term time only

Are you looking for a rewarding new role, helping to enhance the lives of young people with Learning Difficulties and Special Educational Needs?

About the role

An exciting opportunity has arisen in our Special Educational Needs School for an enthusiastic and committed Teaching Assistant to join the team. Working as part of our School Team, you will be assisting with the development and implementation of individual education and behaviour plans, also personal care programmes. 

You will be responsible for supporting with specific and targeted curriculum through various strategies in order to help our learners achieve their learning goals and also promoting independence.

This is an incredibly rewarding role working closely with our learners to provide them with an educational experience that not only extends their academic skills and abilities, but also promotes personal growth and helps to build self-esteem.

About you 

You do not need previous experience of working in a Learning Support Assistant role, however it is desirable. We do ask that you have good literacy and numeracy skills and are able to communicate effectively with both learners and adults.  

A relevant qualification is essential for our Level 2 Teaching Assistant position e.g. Level 3 SSTLiS or equivalent.  You will be working Monday to Friday, 39 weeks per year. 

St Elizabeth’s 

St Elizabeth’s is situated in 60 acres of Hertfordshire countryside between Harlow and Bishop’s Stortford. We support people with Epilepsy and other complex needs in our Children’s Homes, School, College, Residential Homes with Nursing and Day Centre. 

Our Benefits 

In addition to excellent staff training, our employees are also rewarded with various other benefits offered as part of your employment:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • 20% uplift on your salary for working overtime on a Saturday & Sunday for allocated roles
  • Fully paid for DBS
  • Life assurance 
  • Opportunity to pursue recognised qualifications of your own
  • Free on-site parking 
  • High street retail/leisure discounts
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Recommend a friend payment of £1000! (T&Cs apply)
  • Confidential employee assistance programme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Comprehensive development plans designed for you 
  • On-site accommodation for £200 per month 
  • Subsidised staff transport service from Bishops Stortford, Harlow, Sawbridgeworth, Hertford and Ware 

How can you find out more?

To apply, please submit an up to date CV on our website. All applications should be made via our website . For more information, please contact our friendly recruitment team on 01279 844409 or email us on 

All offers are conditional and subject to receipt of satisfactory pre-employment checks and references including an enhanced DBS check. Please note we are not on a public transport route. Salary is dependent on the role, qualifications and experience.

Applications will be reviewed and interviews scheduled on a rolling basis; therefore, we recommend that you apply sooner rather than later. We reserve the right to close this advert if we receive sufficient applications ahead of the deadline. 

St Elizabeth’s Centre is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, vulnerable adults and young people. The successful applicant(s) will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service. St Elizabeth’s is proud to be recognised as an Investor in People and to hold Disability Confident status. We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from across the community.

Registered Charity 1176777            Equal opportunities employer

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