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Teaching Assistant 1-2 & Midday Supervisory Assistant (St Mary's School, part of

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: ACAD/TP/1360/9175
  • Published: Fri 26/06/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 13/07/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 30
  • Salary: £17,364 to £18,065 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: TN21 0BT

Job introduction

Hours of work: 25 Hours per week as Teaching Assistant 1-2
                          5 Hours per week as Midday Supervisory Assistant
Working pattern: Part-time and term-time only
(As the position is part-time and term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)
Fixed term for: The duration of the maternity cover period

Closing date: Monday 13 July 2020, noon

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:

St Mary's School
Horam
Heathfield
East Sussex
TN21 0BT

Email:             recruitment@sabden.org.uk
Website:         www.sabden.org.uk


Please note, we do not accept CVs.


This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018. 

The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision.  Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations. 

If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted.

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About the role

Teaching Assistant 1-2

  • Maternity cover on a 9-12 months fixed term contract
  • Pro-rata and term time only
  • 30 hours per week as follows:
  • TA1-2 for 25 hours per week 
  • PLUS Midday Supervisor responsibilities for 5 hours per week
  • (FTE Grade 1 £17,364 to Grade 3 £18,065)
  • Pro-rata salary starting from £12,595 p.a.

St Mary's School, as part of the SABDEN Multi Academy Trust,  is a 'Good' all-boys SEMH Special school, set in the beautiful grounds of Marynards Green/Horam, and we are seeking to recruit a Teaching Assistant (1-2)  into our team as maternity cover on a 6-7 month fixed term contract. We are passionate about creating a safe and supportive learning environment that fosters respect for others, develops resilience, promotes high expectations and prepares young males for successful futures.

The main responsibility of the post will be to support teachers in the delivery of the curriculum, both by directly working with pupils and assisting in preparation of resources.

Applicants should be innovative, enthusiastic and flexible and have an interest and knowledge of child development and an understanding of child protection procedures. 

Applicants should be able to demonstrate a sensitive and empathic approach to working with young pupils.

If successful, you will become part of a very committed and hardworking team. While some experience of working with vulnerable young people is preferable it is not essential. We will provide you with high quality training and support.

For an application pack, please visit the vacancy section of the SABDEN Multi Academy Trust website here: http://www.sabden.org.uk/216/vacancies

Please send completed applications to recruitment@sabden.org.uk.

For further information about St Mary's School, please visit the school's profile page by clicking here: http://www.sabden.org.uk/377/welcome.

The school has a proven commitment to 'Equality of Opportunity'.    

Additional information

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau).

For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.

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  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: ACAD/TP/1360/9175
  • Published: Fri 26/06/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 13/07/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 30
  • Salary: £17,364 to £18,065 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: TN21 0BT