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Learning and Behaviour Support Assistant (Chantry Community Primary School)

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/12/9178
  • Published: Fri 26/06/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 13/07/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 28
  • Salary: £19,171 to £19,554 per annum, pro rata
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: .

Job introduction

Hours of work: 28 hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time and Term-time only
As the position is part-time/term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata
Fixed term until 23 July 2021

Closing date: Monday 13 July 2020 by 9am

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Chantry Community Primary School
Barrack Road
Bexhill on Sea
TN40 2AT
Phone: 01424 211696
Email: office@chantry.e-sussex.sch.uk
Website: www.chantry.e-sussex.sch.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. 

About the role

We are looking for a self-motivated Learning and Behaviour Support Assistant to provide support and mentoring in the classroom and outside it for our looked after children (LAC).

The role will involve supporting both individual children and small groups, to support children’s’ learning, behaviour and emotional health.

This role would suit somebody who has experience of nurture provision and supporting children with challenging behaviour.

The role is for an initial 1-year fixed term contract and is 28 hours per week, term time only. This role is graded at Single Status 5.

Normal working hours will be Monday to Friday 8.45am until 3.15pm (Weds 9.30-3.15pm).

The successful candidate will:-

•         enjoy working with children, be calm, patient and caring;

•         have high expectations of children’s achievement;

•         be able to build positive relationships with children, staff and carers;

•         be innovative; creating exciting and engaging learning opportunities;

•         support our creative curriculum;

•         be able to support children who can sometimes be challenging and reluctant to engage;

•         enjoy working as part of a team

Chantry Community Primary School is a small community school, situated in Bexhill-on-Sea. At Chantry we are passionate about providing high quality teaching and learning through our creative curriculum.  We are a school where everyone works hard to support children’s emotional development as well as their academic learning.

Due to current circumstances visits to school are not feasible, but please call us for an informal chat or visit our website for more information and to download the application pack www.chantry.eschools.co.uk 

Interviews: Wednesday 15 July 2020.

Additional information

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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.
This authority 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 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.


  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/12/9178
  • Published: Fri 26/06/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 13/07/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 28
  • Salary: £19,171 to £19,554 per annum, pro rata
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: .