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Teaching Assistant 3 and MDSA (Catsfield CEP School)

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/49421/17031
  • Published: Fri 10/09/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 01/10/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 18.08
  • Salary: £18,933 - £19,312 per annum pro rata
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: TN33 9DP

Job introduction

Hours of work: 18.08 hours per week
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 01 October 2021

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

Catsfield CEP School, Church Road, Catsfield, East Sussex, TN33 9DP

Phone: 01424 892247
Email: recruitment@catsfieldcep.e-sussex.sch.uk
Website: http://www.catsfieldcep.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

Teaching Assistant TA3 and Midday Supervisory Assistant

Year 5 and 6 (Part time)

We may be small but we like to think big here at Catsfield and maybe you are the very person to join our team. Our 170 year old school is well supported by all in our community. A place for challenging, creative and inspiring learning.

We are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant, to work in our Year 5 and 6 class, every morning (8.45am – 12pm) and to cover one afternoon PPA time (1.30pm – 3.20pm). The successful candidate will be someone who loves working with children, is hard working, reliable and positive with strong communication and organisational skills.

Positive mental health and wellbeing are the building blocks that allow children to develop into confident learners. Here at Catsfield we pride ourselves in putting nurture at the heart of our school. We are looking for the right person who will advance our pupil’s learning whilst embodying our core nurture values.

Attached to this contract is a Midday Supervisory Assistant contract for 1 hour per day (12.00 – 13.00pm). The main purpose of the role is to supervise and take care of the children during the lunchtime period in all areas inside and outside of the school. A key task is encouraging play activities and managing the behaviour of the children in line with the School Behaviour Policy. When supervising the dining hall it is to ensure the environment is clean, tidy and safe.

TA 3 Role

Salary – Single Status Grade 4 Scale Points 9-10 : £9.81 - £10.01 per hour dependent on experience.

Hours of Work - Permanent contract of 18.08 hours a week (18 hours and 5 minutes).

Working Pattern - Part-time and term-time only



Salary – Single Status Grade 1 - £9.25 per hour

Hours of Work -  Permanent contract of 5 hours a week (12 – 13.00pm )

Working pattern – Part time and term time only.


What can we offer you?

  • Children who want to learn and have excellent behaviour
  • A friendly, hardworking and supportive school team and school community
  • Senior Leadership who will support you in your duties
  • Training and support
  • A rural school in an idyllic location 15 minutes from the coast and 5 minutes from historic Battle
  • A few laughs and a lot of cake!

Visits are encouraged, to arrange please email recruitment@catsfieldcep.e-sussex.sch.uk

Closing date: 9am Friday 01 October 2021

Interview date: Week Beginning 04 October 2021

Application pack available on our school website www.catsfieldcep.e-sussex.sch.uk or via email recruitment@catsfieldcep.e-sussex.sch.uk. (Please note we do not accept CVs). 

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.

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/49421/17031
  • Published: Fri 10/09/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 01/10/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 18.08
  • Salary: £18,933 - £19,312 per annum pro rata
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: TN33 9DP