Specialist Support Assistant

Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant - Stevenage, Hertfordshire

Ref: 2876Monday 19 February 2024

LOCATION: Stevenage, Hertfordshire

START DATE: Immediate OR September 2023


Are you passionate about working with children with special educational needs?

Do you want to work in a school with a strong sense of community?

Do you want to go home at the end of the day feeling as if you have made a genuine and long-lasting impact on the pupils you support?

The role

I am looking for a wonderful, enthusiastic Specialist Support Assistant to join a school based in Stevenage, Hertfordshire; this school has an excellent reputation for providing outstanding education to young people and taking great care of their staff! The role is to support the school’s pupils with SEN. Your day-to-day role would be working on a 1:1 basis, ensuring the child can understand the work they are being given, and help overcome any barriers they may face to their learning.

Your role would also consist of taking the child out for interventions outside of the classroom so that you can support the child to the best of your ability and ultimately encourage them to achieve their best.

This school is also fantastic at supporting Specialist Support Assistants that wish to pursue a career in teaching. Therefore, if you are an aspiring teacher, this school would be the best place for you to be to lay the foundations of your career!

The ideal candidate

The ideal candidate for this role would be a Specialist Support Assistant looking to expand their experience within a SEN environment. This is an excellent opportunity for someone to show their passion for SEND children and provide genuine help that can positively impact their needs.

This would also suit a graduate looking to become a teacher in the future.

What’s in it for you?

· A unique opportunity to work one to one

· A school that believes in happy staff and has excellent training opportunities

· An easily accessible school with good transport links

· A great SLT


· The chance of a permanent contract

Why work for Parker Smith?

· We are specialists in what we do

· We have a passion for working honestly and with integrity

· Our ‘people before profit’ ethos means we put our candidate’s needs first


· A genuine passion to help people reach their potential in their SEND career

Interested in hearing more?

If you want to hear more about our SEND opportunities, please get in touch! You can apply by response to this advert! If you are not contacted within 5 working days, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful for this role. 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 are consenting to Parker Smith Inclusion Ltd storing your personal details in our fully encrypted database, in line with the new GDPR requirements.

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