SEN Teaching Assistant, Hertfordshire

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Lochinver House SchoolHertfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive Salarry
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Our Learning Support Department is specifically arranged to respond to the needs of pupils who have some difficulty with English or Mathematics or because of a general requirement for support for a specific learning difficulty such as dyslexia or dyscalculia.  We seek a Teaching Assistant, ideally with experience of working with children with specific learning difficulties, to support our pupils to help them achieve, thrive and develop their inner talents and grow their self-esteem and self-confidence.

About the role:

• Teaching Assistant reporting and assisting the Head of Learning Support 

• Teaching support in Literacy, Numeracy and other areas of the curriculum as required

• Responding to individual needs by personalising resources for an individual or small group

• Maintain an attractive and stimulating learning environment 

About the School:

• Independent Boys' Day Preparatory School founded in 1947

• Current roll of 343 boys

• Met all standards in recent ISI Regulatory Compliance Inspection

• Outstanding reputation

• We actively promote and encourage professional progression

• Well-equipped school with a theatre, sports hall, purpose-built Information Technology suite, DT and art studios, music rooms, science laboratories, dedicated space for Learning Support and extensive playing fields

• Excellent accessible transport links

In order to be considered for the role:

• Qualified to GCSE level or above with Grade C or above in English, Maths and Science

• Previous experience of working with children with specific learning difficulties advantageous

• Recent excellent School and classroom based references

• Eligibility to work in the UK


• School's own attractive salary scale

• Generous school holidays

• All lunches and refreshments provided free of charge

• Scope to participate in overseas and UK school residential trips

• School iPad

More about Lochinver House School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 4 - 13 years
Address: Heath Road, Little Heath, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, EN6 1LW, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1707 653064
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Set in leafy suburbs, just 16 minutes train journey to London, Lochinver House offers a full and rounded education, encompassing challenge and opportunity in every area - academic, sporting, creative, technological and outward bound.  The breadt...