• Alisdair Low

SEN Teaching Assistant Royston, Hertfordshire - up to £19,511

Location: Meldreth, Near Royston, Cambridgeshire/Hertfordshire border

Salary: £9.65-£10.92ph per hour depending on experience and qualifications - £17,500 to £19,511 (possibly more for experienced candidates with SEN qualifications)

Hours: Full time - 40 hrs per week, Mon - Fri. Term time only

Email Alisdair at Integritas if you are interested in this job - al@integritas-education.co.uk

This school is part of a Group of 20 SEN/SEMH schools across the UK.

They will invest in you and pay for you to qualify as a teacher - if that is a carer path you want.

The School is an independent Special day school which provides a highly specialist learning environment for students aged 6 to 19 who have a range of MLD and SLD needs including autism spectrum disorders, ADHD and associated difficulties, who require an individualised, specialist approach.

Many students have complex medical needs and sensory/ physical impairments.

Students are supported to manage sensory overload, anxiety, low self-esteem, low confidence, and difficulty with transitions which is often demonstrative through their behaviours.

This is a well resourced school with exceptional facilities and therapeutic team.

Due to the continued increase in student role and expansion of the school provision they are currently looking for a Teaching Assistant to join our NAS (National Autistic Society) accredited specialist team to create better outcomes and life chances for students in their preparation for adult life.

Role responsibilities:

  • Be crucial in supporting students with their learning, development and progress in all areas of the curriculum within a range of learning contexts including the classroom, the local environment and within the community

  • Help young people with a range of needs, including PMLD, complex medical conditions and autism to achieve their educational and personal goals

  • Support an environment that fosters equality, diversity and the rights of all young people to be seen as learners and be treated with respect

  • Place an emphasis on support and empowerment of young people

  • Develop a greater understanding of Special Education issues; the values of the Group and demonstrate these in all aspects of the role

  • Provide high quality support in all aspects of the role

  • The role may require participation in physical intervention and personal care routines

Skills and Qualifications:

They are looking for candidates who are:

  • Willing and able to work towards getting formal qualifications, attend training and to take responsibility for your own development - All fully funded by the School

  • Passionate and show compassion for children and young people with additional needs

  • Ambitious and determined to overcome barriers to learning

  • A lover of the outdoor and community learning

  • Capable of having a vision to see potential rather than disability

  • Committed fully to our safeguarding values and procedures

  • Proactive, rather than reactive

  • Creative thinkers with solution focus

  • Able to work supportively as a team member and confidentially when working independently, within a range of settings

  • Excellent communication skills, particularly in relation to our students communication needs

  • Able to understand and deliver effective education and support in line with identified needs

  • Educated to at least level 2 (or equivalent) Maths and English


  • Being part of an accredited highly skilled specialist team

  • Being part of a growing team with shared values and vision

  • Opportunities for meaningful career development

  • Fully funded training and qualifications

  • Life assurance

  • Pension plan

  • Perk Box- offering high street discounts

  • Employee assistance programme

  • Bike to work scheme

  • Car lease scheme

Integritas Education Recruitment Ltd is acting as an employment business for this position. If you are successful, Integritas is required to see evidence of your Right to Work in the UK; in addition to you applying for an enhanced DBS Certificate should you not already hold a suitable certificate registered on the DBS Update Service. The position is subject to agreement to Terms and Conditions and suitable application and reference process. As a result of the volume of applications we are currently receiving we regret that we may be unable to respond with individual feedback.