Hours of work: 31.25 per week
Working pattern: Part-time, 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 until July 2024
Closing date: Wednesday 25 May 2022
Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school to arrange a visit or request an application form, or this can be downloaded from our website.
Phone: 01424 812279
Please note, we do not accept CVs.
About the role
Guestling Bradshaw (CE) Primary School is a caring and nurturing school set between Hastings and Rye in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There are 209 children currently on role organised into seven classes.
We are looking for someone to join our team as an Individual Needs Assistant to support a pupil in Key Stage 2 with special educational needs. The role is for 31.25 hours (including lunch duties) term time.
The successful candidate should be someone who:
• Has excellent interpersonal skills and is able to build excellent relationships with pupils, staff and parents
• Can contribute to a dynamic and hardworking team
• Enjoys being positive and encouraging to all children
• Is calm, patient, resilient and adaptable
• 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 an excellent team of staff that is recognised for its enthusiastic, friendly and rigorous approach to teaching and learning
• Have supportive parents and carers who are ambitious for their children.
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.