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1-1 Support Staff

Job Description

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of children with special educational needs? Do you have the drive to provide exceptional one-on-one support and guidance to help these children thrive academically and emotionally?

If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our dedicated team as a 1-1 Support Staff member in Hemel Hempstead primary schools.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with children with special educational needs on a one-on-one basis, providing personalized support tailored to their individual requirements.
  • Assist with academic tasks, including reading, writing, mathematics, and other subject areas, adapting teaching methods to suit each child's learning style.
  • Promote social and emotional development by fostering a nurturing and inclusive environment, encouraging positive relationships and effective communication.
  • Monitor progress, assess achievements, and provide feedback to both students and their families, highlighting areas for improvement and celebrating successes.
  • Ensure the safety and well-being of the children at all times, following safeguarding procedures and maintaining a positive and supportive atmosphere.


  • Relevant experience in a similar role or working with SEN children, such as experience in education, childcare, or related fields.
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and the ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) clearance, or willingness to obtain one.
  • Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification or equivalent is desirable.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive pay and benefits package, reflective of your skills, experience, and the importance of the role.
  • Long-term, permanent position with stable employment, providing the opportunity to make a lasting impact on the lives of children.
  • A rewarding and fulfilling role where you can witness the progress and achievements of the children you support.
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities to enhance your skills and knowledge in SEN education.
  • Dedicated consultant support to provide guidance and assistance throughout your employment.

How to Apply: Please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you are passionate about working in this field. We look forward to receiving your application and discussing this opportunity further.

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