Hours of work: 19.5 hours per week TA2 - £18,562 p/a
5 hours per week MDSA - £17,842 p/a
Working pattern: Part-time, Term-time only (working for 39 weeks per year plus 5.85 weeks annual leave, which will increase after 5 years' continuous service)
(As the position is part-time/term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)
Closing date: Friday 25 June 2021 at 12 noon
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
High Hurstwood CEP School, Chillies Lane, High Hurstwood, Uckfield, TN22 4AD
Phone: 01825 733231
Please note, we do not accept CVs.
This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2009.
The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2009 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 2009 Regulations.
If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2009 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
High Hurstwood CEP School is located in a beautiful part of the Weald countryside. We are a popular school with an excellent local reputation. We were judged to be Outstanding by Ofsted (February 2017) and Outstanding in our SIAMS Inspection (September 2017). We have benefited from being a Strategic Partner of St Marks Teaching School and have a track record of working closely with other schools in the Wealden Education Improvement Partnership. We have the highest expectations of staff and offer a range of CPD opportunities in order to further develop teaching and leadership skills.
We are looking for an enthusiastic person to take on the role of Teaching Assistant initially in our upper Key Stage 2 classroom. Experience of working with Key Stage 2 children is essential for this role. Ideally this should include experience of working with Year 5 & 6 children. Applicants should be confident to work with and support children with their learning in line with the requirements of the KS2 curriculum (under the guidance of the class teacher). This post also includes additional hours as a lunchtime supervisor.
Ideally the successful candidate will have experience of working with children with a range of additional needs in order to support children emotionally and also to achieve their full academic potential.
The contracted hours for this post are:
Monday to Friday 9am to 12.30pm - supporting children in class or working with small groups of children on intervention and extension programmes.
Monday to Friday 12.30-1.30pm – assisting with lunchtime on the playground and in the lunch hall (MDSA contract).
Also two afternoons a week (to be agreed between the school and the successful candidate).
Please note that as we are a Church of England Controlled school the successful candidate will be expected to be fully supportive of the Christian ethos of our school. We can offer the successful candidate:
• enthusiastic and well behaved children
• a friendly and supportive staff team
• a well-resourced school, situated in beautiful countryside.
Please do contact the school if you wish to discuss the post in more detail or to arrange a visit.
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.
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.