Teaching Assistant, Hertfordshire

Closing date:Expiring today

Francis Combe AcademyHertfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: December 2019 (or earlier by arrangement)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £16,451 = pro rata = £13,706
Contract term: Permanent

We wish to appoint a dedicated Teaching Assistant to join our existing AEN Team. You will  carry out a range of duties that enable students with learning needs to fully access standard and differentiated curriculum activities. 

Working closely with all other members of the AEN team, you’ll promote high standards of inclusion and learning opportunities.

The role involves working closely with the Academy’s SENCO in supporting our AEN Students across the whole Academy. 

We are hoping to appoint an individual who has experience:

• working with children of secondary age; 

• working with ASD and other SEN; and 

• delivering a differentiated curriculum in a classroom, 1 to 1 or small group setting. 

As an experienced Teaching Assistant, you will be extremely well organised, IT literate and have excellent communication skills - both written and verbal. It would be advantageous to be qualified to NVQ3 or equivalent and have experience of supporting students with specific needs.

The successful applicant will be joining an ambitious, committed and hardworking team who are relentless in their drive to make a genuine difference to students and prepare them with the necessary skills to be successful lifelong learners. 

If you feel you would be the right fit for this role then we would very much like to hear from you.

The role is term time only 39 weeks per year, and working 36.5 hours per week.

Francis Combe is forward-thinking, caring and, most important of all, a happy school where students of all abilities and social backgrounds achieve. Our motto 'Transforming Lives through Learning' is at the heart of everything we do. Our students are well-behaved, aspiring always to be the best versions of themselves, and our behaviour system is well embedded by all. Students are proud of their Academy, polite and enthusiastic about their learning. 

If you share the Academy's vision and ambitions, possess a strong desire to work within an ethos of creative collaboration and partnership and want to have a positive impact on young people, families and the community, then we would be delighted to hear from you.

Whilst we welcome applications from all suitable candidates; please consider that our interview process will require you to attend our Academy  in person as we do not offer a remote interview process.  

The  welfare of our staff is important to us. We are firmly committed to CPD and offer a comprehensive programme with superb promotion prospects and career development. 

Francis Combe Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be required to undergo enhanced DBS clearance.

The successful applicant will possess the willingness to commit to Extra Curricular activities.



More about Francis Combe Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Horseshoe Lane, Garston, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD25 7HW, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1923 672964
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As part of Francis Combe Academy, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming the lives of children. With regular progression opportunities and excellent CPD for all staff, there will be a wealth of opportunities for...