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Teaching Assistant (TA2) (St Pancras Catholic Primary School)

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/23231/9678
  • Published: Wed 29/07/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 04/09/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 19 hours per week
  • Salary: £18,065 pro rata per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN7 1SR

Job introduction

Hours of work: 19 hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time, Term-time only (working for 39 weeks per year plus 7 weeks annual leave, which will increase after 5 year’s continuous service)
(As the position is part-time/term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)
Fixed term for: 11 months

Closing date: Friday 4 September 2020

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
St Pancras Catholic Primary School, De Montfort Road, Lewes, BN7 1SR
Phone: 01273 473017
Email: head@st-pancras.e-sussex.sch.uk
Website: www.st-pancras.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

An opportunity has arisen for a Teaching Assistant to join the team of our small, happy Catholic school which is situated in the heart of the picturesque town of Lewes at the foot of the South Downs.

We achieved Good with Outstanding in the Early Years Foundation Stage in January 2018 and consistently strive to improve and excel in all that we do.

Our school is a diverse and creative community, where the individual is cherished, talents are nurtured and excellence is an everyday occurrence.

As well as a very warm welcome, we can offer the successful candidate:

•           Children who have a real joy of learning, who work collaboratively and independently.

•           Children who display exemplary behaviour, have positive attitudes and take pride in their success.

•           Enthusiastic, friendly and supportive colleagues who really enjoy their work and are happy to help.

•           An open door policy, with regular team meetings, training and development opportunities.

•           Supportive parents, carers and PTA.

The successful candidate will be:

•           A Teaching Assistant ideally with an NVQ3 or equivalent qualification.

•           Enthusiastic and adaptable, passionate and positive about supporting individual and small groups of children in their learning and development and helping to develop their confidence.

•           Able to provide Phonics booster sessions for small groups of children with complex needs.

•           An excellent team player.

You are very welcome to visit the school or discuss this role in more detail, if you wish to do so please do not hesitate to call the office on 01273 473017.   

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/23231/9678
  • Published: Wed 29/07/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 04/09/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 19 hours per week
  • Salary: £18,065 pro rata per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN7 1SR