Job Description





£21,710 – £22,614 PER ANNUM 

What you’ll be doing

  • Support learners aged 19 – 25 with complex needs and Epilepsy, providing development opportunities that extends their academic skills and abilities
  • Ensuring a safe and inclusive learning environment, promoting independence in all aspects of learning, leisure and life
  • Contribute to the individual learning plans of young people, ensuring progress and achievements in all learning experiences and opportunities are recorded
  • Occasionally supporting learners with personal care and administering medication (full training will be provided)
  • Promoting high standards of welfare, self-care and independent living skills

About you 

We are looking for someone with excellent verbal and written communication skills, along with patience and understanding to work with learners in a manner which gives them maximum choice and independence. You will have previous experience working with learners with learning disabilities, ideally within a classroom setting. We do ask that you have good literacy and numeracy skills to at least Level 2 (or equivalent) in GCSE Maths & English. A relevant qualification is essential for our Level 2 Learning Support Assistant position e.g. RQF/NVQ Level 2 in Teaching/Learning.

What we can offer

  • A supportive and collaborative working environment
  • Term-time only role – Monday to Friday each week, 40 weeks per year
  • Career progression and training opportunities to help with professional development
  • Recommend a friend payment of up to £500! (T&Cs apply)
  • Based at our beautiful countryside location in Much Hadham
  • Free onsite parking
  • Paid enhanced DBS


How can you find out more?

Please visit our careers site for more information and how to apply. All offers are conditional and subject to receipt of satisfactory pre-employment checks and references including an enhanced DBS check. Please note we are not on a public transport route. The salary range advertised is based on full-time equivalent and appointment on the scale is dependent on the role, qualifications and experience. Applications will be reviewed and interviews scheduled on a rolling basis; therefore, we recommend that you apply sooner rather than later. We reserve the right to close an advert if we receive sufficient applications ahead of the deadline.

Diversity & Inclusion 

At St Elizabeth’s we embrace diversity in all of its forms and aspire to create a diverse and inclusive working culture. We are proud to be recognised as an Investor in People and to hold Disability Confident status. We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming all applications from across the community.


St Elizabeth’s Centre is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, vulnerable adults and young people. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service. Some of our positions involve regulated activity relevant to vulnerable children, adults and young people. It is a criminal offence for people who are barred from working in regulated activity to apply for roles that require them to work unsupervised with that particular group. Our vacancies are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Registered Charity 1176777

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Source: Learning Support Assistant, Hertfordshire – Tes Jobs