Hours of work: 32.5 per week
Working pattern: Part-time and 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)
Fixed term for: 1 year
Closing date: Friday 03 December 2021, 09:00am
Interview Date: Wednesday 08 December 2021
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Phone: 01323 893281
Please note, we do not accept CVs.
About the role
Chyngton Primary School
Requires a Temporary Teaching Assistant
We have a wonderful opportunity to join our thriving school and take part in catch-up programme to support children's educational recovery.
You will work across the school to support children's learning in different year groups. You may be required to cover a class (under teachers' directions) so that teachers can work with specific children and address their gaps in learning.
You might support small groups of children yourself with a structured intervention programme.
You might support some individual children's mental health and emotional wellbeing needs to ensure that they are ready for learning.
In all cases you will be working closely with dedicated and supportive teams of teachers and teaching assistants who all want the to achieve the best for their children and who will want to make the best use of your skills to achieve that aim.
You will have a track record of supporting and enhancing the education and wellbeing of children, ideally you will have a strength in maths or English and will have a good understanding of expectations for learning.
This is a temporary position until the end of December 2022. The post could attract a TA3 salary depending on qualification, experience and specialism.
The role is intended to be flexible and may involve supporting individuals, small groups and some whole class support. The applicant will need to be adaptable, able to show initiative and have the confidence to work independently or as part of a team.
Chyngton School 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 obtain an enhanced DBS Certificate with the Local Authority.
At Chyngton, we want our children to make the most of all life’s opportunities. That's why we say “At Chyngton I can…”
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.
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.
East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.