Hours of work: 31.25 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)
Fixed term for: Till Sunday 31 July 2022
Closing date: Monday 24 January 2022
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Park Mead Primary, Michelham Priory Road, Upper Dicker, Hailsham, BN27 3QP
Phone: 01323 844247
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
Park Mead is a small rural primary school, set in beautiful grounds and we are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Teaching Assistant / MDSA to join our supportive and friendly team, where you will enjoy the challenge of working across the school, supporting teachers and working with small groups or individuals.
We will welcome applicants who have achieved NVQ 1 or above for Teaching Assistants (or equivalent), along with a sound knowledge and previous experience of working with children.
Hours are, Monday – Friday, term time only
8:30 – 11:30, plus 13:00 – 15:15 TA (26.25 hrs pw)
12:00 – 13:00 MDSA (5 hrs pw)
Salary Range, TA £18,562 - £19,312 & MDSA £17,842 both pro-rata
This post is temporary until 31 July 2022 in the first instance and will be reviewed in Term 6
Please contact the school if you would like to visit us for an informal chat about the post. Application forms and Job Description can be found on our school website and please note that we are unable to accept CVs
Closing date for applications is, Monday 24th January 2022 (9:00 am)
Interview date: TBA
Park Mead is committed to equality of opportunity. We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. 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.
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.