SEND Teaching Assistant

SEND Teaching Assistant

H3 term time only; 25-30 hours a week

The Priory School is a thriving learning community which seeks to appoint an excellent Teaching Assistant with a passion to support students’ learning to work within the Special Needs Department.

The successful candidate will have a flexible approach, be willing to take on new ideas and initiatives and will have the following qualities:
– A full commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils;
– An enthusiasm for enabling children to reach their full potential;
– Excellent Literacy and Numeracy skills (with Level 3 or above qualification in English or Maths); and
– The ability to use their own initiative and work well as part of a team.

The Priory School:
· actively promotes staff wellbeing;
· has happy disciplined students who are eager to achieve their best;
· is a school that is committed to innovation and excellence;
· is oversubscribed; and
· is situated on an attractive greenbelt campus on the outskirts of Hitchin.

SEND Teaching Assistant Job Description & Person Specification

Please contact the Headteacher’s PA Emma Sangster ( if you would like to visit the school or discuss the position with the Headteacher.

The closing date is Friday 12th July by 5pm. Interviews will take place w/c 15th July.

An application form can be downloaded here: TiH Application Form.

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