Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant - Watford, Hertfordshire

Ref: 3603Wednesday 17 January 2024

£425 - £475 PAYE per week


SEN | Special Needs | Education Jobs | Watford, Hertfordshire | Full-Time (term time only) | £425 - £475 PAYE Per Week

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We are Parker Smith Inclusion, an ethical, people-focused SEN recruitment consultancy. 

We are working closely with a fantastic specialist SEN School based in Watford, Hertfordshire. This school caters to pupils aged 2-19 with a diagnosis of Autism/ASC, Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD), Profound Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD), and complex medical needs. This role will require someone compassionate, nurturing, and positive. While in this school, you will see some students who are non-verbal and have a wide range of learning disabilities. You will see these students be supported by a multidisciplinary team which includes qualified Physiotherapists, Art Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Speech and Language therapists. You will also see the staff use different technics to communicate with students, such as Makaton and PECS, which you will have a chance to learn to further your knowledge.

The school is looking to appoint an enthusiastic, patient, empathetic, skilled Teaching Assistant to support children within and outside the classroom. The Teaching Assistant will not be found in one classroom with one age group; you will be based within different classes to ensure that all students get the utmost support.


Why should you join the school as a SEN Teaching Assistant?

  • The perfect role for anyone who is looking for a new career or someone who wants to broaden their knowledge and make a real difference
  • Working hours of just 8:30 am – 3:30 pm, Monday to Friday term time only  
  • You will actively be involved in a wide range of activities, promoting the physical, cognitive, cultural, social, and emotional well-being of the pupils
  • As a SEN Teaching Assistant,  you will be assisting the class teacher with planning, preparing and delivering learning activities, as well as monitoring and assessing children’s achievement and progress
  • Be working within a school that has fantastic facilities such as a hydrotherapy pool, well-being room, sensory room, sports hall, speech and language building, outdoor learning spaces and more
  • While in this role as a SEN Teaching Assistant, you can expect to make positive impacts on children and young people’s lives
  • This role will give you fantastic progression and development opportunities to help with your success!


Interested in hearing more about becoming a SEN Teaching Assistant? 

If you want to hear more about becoming a SEN Teaching Assistant or any of our SEN opportunities, please get in touch with Heeji Moon at! You can apply by responding to this advert. Unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful in this role if you are not contacted within 5 working dole. However, we will keep your CV, and you are welcome to contact us to discuss your SEND career development.

Parker Smith Inclusion is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. We will help you with this. By applying for this role, you consent to Parker Smith Inclusion Ltd storing your personal details in our fully encrypted database, per the new GDPR requirements.



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