Teaching Assistant, Hertfordshire

Closing date:

Ashlyns SchoolHertfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: April 2018
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: Range: up to 11322 Pay details: H2 plus fringe allowance
Contract term: Permanent

(Term time only plus INSET days)

Our friendly Inclusion Department 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 offered from 18 hours part time or 30 hours full time.

Please note, we may interview for and appoint this role should a suitable candidate apply before the closing date.

Staff who work at Ashlyns School receive excellent training and can benefit from the school’s children of staff admission rule, free use of commercial on-site gym, professional well-being support, and access to a wide variety of school trips.

Applications can be emailed to recruitment@ashlyns.herts.sch.uk  

Applications for the post or being delivered by hand should be marked ‘Application - for the attention of the Headteacher.’

Ashlyns School is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All postholders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS.

We would be delighted to show you around our school. Please contact Jane Gaherty, PA to the Headteacher, on 01442 863605 to arrange a visit.

Closing date: 03/04/2018 17:00:00
Interview date: TBD

Ashlyns is a popular and oversubscribed school. We became a full secondary school in September 2013 following the re-organisation of the education provision in Berkhamsted, and now have over 1,200 students.

The school has undergone significant refurbishment in recent years with continuing improvements in progress as we prepare to expand to eight forms of entry in September 2017.

This is an exciting time to join our school and make your impression as we continue to develop and build on our success. The school was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted in September 2014 and is focused on rapid improvement in results with the aspiration to be rated ‘Outstanding’ at our next inspection.

We would encourage applicants to read the report, which can be found on the school website (www.ashlyns.herts.sch.uk).

Ashlyns is a thriving school with a rich heritage. Originally established to provide for the most vulnerable in society, the school continues to emphasise the traditional values of respect, honesty and hard work. These values, combined with high expectations, innovation and creativity, mean that Ashlyns is a school which encourages and helps students to develop and make the most of their abilities and interests.

Ashlyns School
Chesham Road
Hertfordshire HP4 3AH
01442 863605



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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
Telephone: +44 1442 863605
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Ashlyns School is a co-educational foundation school based in Hertfordshire for students aged 11-18. It is a non-denominational school.


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