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Teaching Assistant (Battle and Langton CE Primary School)

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/12/9208
  • Published: Fri 26/06/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 13/07/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 30
  • Salary: £18,426 to £18,795 per annum, pro rata
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: .

Job introduction

Hours of work: 30 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time and Term-time only
(As the position is term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)

Closing date: 9am on Monday 13 July 2020

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Battle and Langton CE Primary School
Market Road
East Sussex
Phone: 01424 775987
Email: finance@battlelangton.e-sussex.sch.uk
Website: www.battlelangton.e-sussex.sch.uk
Please note, we do not accept CVs.

About the role

The Governors and Headteacher at Battle and Langton Primary School are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to work in our popular, friendly and supportive school.

The role entails working 1-1 and with small groups, supporting children with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties to access both the curriculum and the wider aspects of school life.  The postholder will support children within our specialist nurture pod and in the mainstream classroom setting. We want someone who is understanding, nurturing and can take account of children’s needs and stage of development. There will be additional training available and may suit a canadiate that is considering a career in special education.

The successful candidate should:

- have experience of working with children who display a range of social, emotional and behavioural difficulties

- Can support the teacher in recording pupil progress, activities and behaviour

- have a calm, patient and friendly manner with children

- have the ability to use their own initiative and with the support of other school staff, be able to adapt according to each child's individual needs

-  Is able to implement planned learning activities as directed by the teacher, adjusting activities according to pupil’s abilities

- Is very flexible, quick to learn and adapt to change

- have a 'can-do' attitude and can display resilience within their role

- feel confident to manage behaviour effectively and seek advice when needed


The successful  candidate will be required to participate in whole school activities and to support the Christian ethos of the school.

We would usually recommend that potential applicants visit the school during working hours, unfortunately with current partial opening, this is not possible.  We would like to encourage you to call the school to speak to our Deputy Head, Mrs Julie Crocker, who will be able to answer all your questions.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory DBS check.

Hours: 30 hours per week. Term time only. Working times to be negotiated. Start date September 2020.

Closing date:  9.00 am on Monday 13 July 2020

Interviews:  Monday 20 July 2020

For more information and an application form please contact the Battle and Langton school office on 01424 775987

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.


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  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/12/9208
  • Published: Fri 26/06/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 13/07/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 30
  • Salary: £18,426 to £18,795 per annum, pro rata
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: .