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Teaching Assistant 2 (Lansdowne School, part of The Sabden Multi Academy Trust)

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: ACAD/TP/1360/9178
  • Published: Fri 26/06/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 13/07/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 25
  • Salary: £18,065 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN27 1NP

Job introduction

Hours of work: 25 Hours per week
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)

Closing date: Monday 13 July 2020, noon

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

Lansdowne School
Hawks Road
Hailsham
East Sussex
BN27 1NP

Phone:            01323 893319
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 2 - Lansdowne, Secure Children’s Unit, Hailsham

  • Permanent, Part-time
  • Grade 3, SSP7 (FTE £18,065)
  • 25 hours per week, 46 weeks per year
  • Pro-rata starting salary from £10,797 p.a.

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

We have a great opportunity for a Teaching Assistant 2 to work closely with the young people within our school.

Lansdowne School is an ‘Outstanding’ secure children’s unit and is an extremely successful provision within East Sussex local authority and as part of the SABDEN Multi Academy Trust. The home is undergoing an expansion programme and we are looking to appoint to a Teaching Assistant 2, to support children and young people with complex learning and emotional needs, across a range of subjects.

The school is seeking applications from enthusiastic candidates, able to work collaboratively within the small school team, to motivate and support the education of young people as well as liaising with home staff to meet social and emotional needs.

You will be resilient and resourceful, able to remain calm in sometimes challenging situations; you will enjoy working in a structured environment with learning and enjoyment at the heart of all that we do.

This role will also have the responsibility for coordinating activities for young people during the summer break and with this, the holiday entitlement will be flexible.

Lansdowne Secure Children’s Home, as part of the SABDEN Multi Academy Trust, offers an opportunity to work in a holistic setting with extremely vulnerable young people. The school team is experienced, supportive and committed to delivering the highest quality learning experience for these learners.

Lansdowne School offers you the support of a strong and dynamic staff team, and a commitment to ensuring your professional development allowing you to continue to learn and develop expertise in your new role.

To find out more about Lansdowne Secure Children’s Unit please visit their profile page via SABDEN’s website here: http://www.sabden.org.uk/383/welcome

If you have any queries about the role please email Phillippa Brooks, Head of Education, via pbrooks@lansdowne.e-sussex.sch.uk 

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

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

Due to unprecedented circumstances, with the coronavirus pandemic, remote interviewing may take place, depending on government guidance when invitations to interview are sent out.

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/1360/9178
  • Published: Fri 26/06/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 13/07/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 25
  • Salary: £18,065 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN27 1NP