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Individual Needs Assistant (High Hurstwood CEP School)

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/43000/20330
  • Published: Fri 14/01/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 28/01/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 29.5
  • Salary: £18,933 - £19,312 per annum, pro rata
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: TN22 4AD

Job introduction

Hours of work: 29.5 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 until: 21 July 2022

Closing date: Midday, Friday 28 January 2022

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
High Hurstwood CEP School
Chillies Lane, High Hurstwood, Nr Uckfield
TN22 4AD
Phone: 01825 733231
Email: office@highhurstwood.e-sussex.sch.uk
Website: https://www.highhurstwood.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

High Hurstwood CE Primary School is a popular school with an excellent reputation. We are located in a beautiful part of the Weald countryside. High Hurstwood is judged to be Outstanding by both Ofsted and SIAMS Inspections (February and September 2017). Our recently launched BEE motto ('Belong ~ Enjoy ~ Excel') encapsulates what we want for the children and staff at High Hurstwood and also reflects our Christian Values.

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. 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 should be someone who:

  • Has excellent interpersonal skills and can build relationships with pupils, staff and parents.
  • Can be part of a dynamic and hardworking staff team.
  • Is calm, patient, resilient and flexible.
  • Has previous experience of working with children.

In return, our school:

  • Is committed to supporting continuous professional development, appropriate to the employee's post and their own previous experience.
  • Has a fantastic team of staff that is recognised for its passionate, innovative and caring approach to teaching and learning.
  • Has very supportive parents and carers, who are ambitious for their children.

Please note the deadline for applications is 12pm on 28th January 2022.

Shortlisted candidates will be informed by email and/or telephone as soon as possible after shortlisting has been completed.

Interview date: Wednesday 02 February 2022.

For further information about the school and this position, please contact the school office.

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.


Company information

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.

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  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/43000/20330
  • Published: Fri 14/01/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 28/01/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 29.5
  • Salary: £18,933 - £19,312 per annum, pro rata
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: TN22 4AD