Hours of work: 28.25 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 and term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)
Fixed term until 21 July 2022
Closing date: Monday 29 November 2021, noon
Shortlisted candidates will be informed by email and/or telephone as soon as possible after shortlisting has been completed.
Interview date: to be confirmed
For further information about the school and this position, or to request an application pack please contact the school office.
High Hurstwood CEP School
Please note, we do not accept CVs.
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). Our recently launched BEE motto, encapsulates what we want for the children and staff at High Hurstwood; 'Belong ~ Enjoy ~ Excel'.
We require an Individual Needs Assistant to work in our Key Stage 1 classroom. The work will involve supporting children both within the classroom and at individual work stations. Applicants should have experience of working with children with additional needs. The required hours will be 9am to 3.30pm Monday to Friday. The post will include supporting individual children during playtimes and lunchtimes (appropriate breaks will be provided during the day).
The successful candidate will be made welcome by the staff and children. They will also be offered training opportunities as appropriate to the post and their own previous experience. 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.
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.