Hours of work: 31.25 hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time, Term-time only
(As the position is part-time/term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)
Closing date: Friday 13 October 2023
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact: Ticehurst and Flimwell CEP School, Steellands Rise, Ticehurst, East Sussex, TN5 7DH
Phone: 01580 200344
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 seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated candidate to join our friendly team as a Teaching Assistant 2. The hours are term time only for 31.25 hours per week from 8:30 to 15:15 Monday to Friday term time only. The post is to commence November 2023. The role will predominantly be supporting one pupil with visual impairment, full training will be provided.
Ticehurst and Flimwell Church of England Primary School is in a rural setting just on the outskirts of the small village of Ticehurst, within easy access to the M25 via the A21, and it has good rail links from Stonegate and Wadhurst to London and coastal towns.
There are currently 114 pupils on role, aged between four and eleven years, and we have an independently-run pre-school on site. The school is modern and has a spacious hall, start of the art library, brand new IT suite and spacious classrooms - each with outdoor courtyard areas. The outside environment is extensive with a playground, netball court, pond area, gardens, outdoor classroom, playing field and a gym.
Our school serves the local communities of Ticehurst and Flimwell; we also have pupils who come from further afield and have good links with the village and churches of both Ticehurst and Flimwell.
There are five mixed-age classes. The teaching staff are supported by teaching assistants who help to create a strong team who work well together. We also collaborate with local schools in a supportive network.
Visits to the school are very welcome, please do not hesitate to make an appointment to come and view the school. If you would like further information, please telephone or visit our school website at www.ticehurst.e-sussex.sch.uk .
Interviews will be held on commencing 16 October 2023
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.