1:1 SEN Assistant Required

We a seeking to appoint a 1:1 SEN Assistant to support a child with complex needs in our successful, creative and vibrant school.

Are you:

  • Caring, reliable and motivated?
  • Passionate about learning, resilient and enthusiastic?
  • Experienced in supporting children with additional needs?
  • Able to effectively use a range of learning and behavioural techniques and strategies, such as PECS?
  • Able to work as part of a team?
  • Available for immediate employment?

This will be a fixed-term contract until end of July 2021, with the possibility of the position being made permanent (working hours 8.30am until 3.30pm daily.)

You are warmly invited to telephone the Headteacher, who will be pleased to discuss the post in more detail.

Please contact the school for an application form and job profile. Completed application forms should be emailed to

Closing Date:       Monday 28th September            

Interview Date:   Thursday 1st October

Applicants should be supportive of our ethos. St Francis of Assisi welcomes applications from members of minority ethnic communities and those with disabilities. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You will be subject to DBS checks along with relevant employment checks.

Midday Supervisory Assistants

We are often looking for people to join our lunchtime teams of supervisors.

General MSA duties are:

  • covering all lunchtime supervision and engage with the pupils
  • promoting the welfare and safety of all pupils
  • working co-operatively in a team
  • organising activities for the pupils
  • assisting in hot school dinner and packed lunch arrangements
  • encouraging healthy eating and polite manners
  • administering minor first aid
  • more intimate care after any ‘accidents’
  • general clearing up duties e.g. after spills

Occasionally we need to recruit staff to work one to one with a child with additional needs.

We look for calm, caring and friendly people, who enjoy being with children and who are willing to engage through play.

Please keep an eye on this website for future vacancies or contact the school office and let us have your details, so that we can let you know when vacancies arise.


Telephone: 01603 441484

Please bear in mind that we take the safeguarding of our pupils extremely seriously and any appointment will only be confirmed on receipt of suitable references and a successful DBS check.

Thank you for your interest.