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Speech & Language and Therapeutic TA (All Saints C. E. Primary School)

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/7894/23412
  • Published: Fri 29/04/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 20/05/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 32
  • Salary: £20,043 - £20,444 per annum pro rata
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Bexhill On Sea

Job introduction

Hours of work: 32 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/term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)
Fixed term for: (insert number of months otherwise delete) months

Application Procedure

For an application pack or further information please see the school website.

Please email your completed application pack to finance@allsaints-bex.e-sussex.sch.uk. 

The closing date for applications is Friday 20 May 2022 at 9am. Visits are warmly welcomed to the school to discuss the role and meet our children. Please telephone the school office on 01424 219083 to arrange.

Candidates wishing to visit the School and have an informal chat before deciding whether to apply, are also very welcome to do so. Visits / conversations can be organised by calling the School Business Manager on 01424 219083 or by emailing finance@allsaintsbexhill.org

Applicants will be required to complete all necessary written work involved in this position. Employment will be subject to satisfactory Enhanced DBS clearances including the Disqualification under the Childcare Act. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment.
Please note, we do not accept CVs.

About the role

All Saints are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, committed TA to support Speech and Language work and therapeutic sessions across the nursery, school and within our ‘Rainbow Room’ SEND provision. The role will also include supporting in classes as required. This role has been graded at Single Status 5, above that of a standard TA role to reflect the level of experience required. 

The successful candidate should have:
•    Understanding of Speech and Language needs from 2-11.  Relevant qualifications (Elklan, etc) are desirable but there will be the opportunity for further training.  
•    Experience of using language link and speech link assessments, developing subsequent action plans and delivering appropriate interventions.
•    Experience of working with pupils with SEN; in particular pupils who have SEMH and ASD needs.
•    Experience of delivering therapeutic sessions (Thrive, ELSA, nurture provision, mediation, counselling).
•    The ability to create good working relationships to support pupils effectively and promote positive values, attitudes and behaviour.
•    Knowledge and understanding to effectively use resources to engage pupils and achieve positive pupil outcomes.
•    The ability to manage own workload and present the impact of work undertaken. 
•    A flexible and positive attitude.

All Saints CE Primary School is a one-form entry primary school situated in Sidley, Bexhill. We have up to 290 children who are organised into single age classes including our thriving Nursery.  Following significant investment, we are due to open a specialist SEND facility in Sep 22 for pupils with neuro-diverse profiles.  

We can offer:
•    A happy, caring ethos 
•    A supportive, well established and driven team committed to doing their very best for our pupils
•    CPD opportunities 
•    Excellent classroom resources 
•    On-site Forest School
•    Support from experienced staff

The working hours are Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 3pm (but finishing at 4pm on Wed, starting at 8pm on Monday) with 30 minutes unpaid daily lunch break, term time only.  The remaining 30 mins is flexible across the week. 

You will be part of the wider school team at All Saints C.E. Primary School and will benefit from a range of training and development opportunities.  You will be working closely with the teaching staff to ensure a safe, stimulating and caring environment. Visits to the school are encouraged. 

All Saints CE Primary School and Nursery are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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.  


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.

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/7894/23412
  • Published: Fri 29/04/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 20/05/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 32
  • Salary: £20,043 - £20,444 per annum pro rata
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Bexhill On Sea

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