Hours of work: 22.5 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)
Closing date: Monday 30 January 2023
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact: St Peter & St Paul CE VA Primary School, Buckhurst Road, Bexhill, East Sussex, TN40 1QE
Phone: 01424 211073
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
We are an Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ school looking for a dedicated person for the post of Teaching Assistant and Play Leader in Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) . In the mornings you will work as the Class Teaching Assistant supporting the teacher with all aspects of the teaching and learning of the class. In addition you will work as a Play Leader in the playground at lunchtime. Previous experience of EYFS and or working as a Teaching Assistant is desirable.
We are looking for:
o Experience of working with children in EYFS
o Knowledge and understanding of young children
o A highly motivated person who can work alone or as part of a team
o Competency in maths, literacy and ICT
o Someone who is reliable, efficient, clear thinking and has high standards
o Someone who is positive and willing to join in fully with our Christian ethos and the life of our school
We can offer:
o Children who are eager to learn and are proud of their school
o A skilled and creative team of staff who are passionate about learning
o A strong and supportive Governing Body and leadership team
o A well-resourced learning environment and fabulous grounds
o A variety of opportunities for new challenges and professional development
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.