Hours of work: 18 per week
Working pattern: Part-time and Term-time only (working for 39 weeks per year plus 5.65 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: (insert number of months otherwise delete) months
Closing date: Thursday 02 December 2021, midday
Please telephone the school office on 01323 730255 to discuss the role with the Headteacher. We would be happy to give you a tour of our lovely school.
For an application pack please contact:
The School Office: email@example.com
For further information about the school please see the school website: www.meads.e-sussex.sch.uk
Please email your completed application pack to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note, we do not accept CVs.
About the role
Teaching Assistant (Key Stage 2) - St John's Meads CE Primary School
"We are more than a school, we are a family."
"Best school ever!"
These quotes are directly from our teaching team and these are the top 5 reasons that they love working at St John's Meads:
1. We have input into the development of our school.
2. We are part of a committed and positive team who work closely together. This includes other staff, parents and members of the church.
3. There is a calm and happy atmosphere in the school, with established systems, routines and traditions.
4. The Leadership Team are approachable, listen to us, trust us and support us.
5. We have autonomy to make decisions in the best interests of our children/class.
Would you like to join our school family?St John’s Meads CE Primary School is a one form entry school with a distinct Christian ethos. We have strong links with our local Church and community, and are part of a family of schools within a church academy trust (Diocese of Chichester Academy Trust).
This role includes both classroom and playground support. The ideal candidate will have a secure understanding of a range of learning and emotional needs (including autistic spectrum condition) and strategies to support children to experience success in their learning and social interactions.
Headteacher: Mrs Katherin Weeks
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.