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 Teaching Assistant 3 (Ringmer Primary & Nursrey School)

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/228983/37222
  • Published: Fri 20/10/2023, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 27/11/2023, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 30
  • Salary: £21,189 - £21,575 per annum pro rata
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Ringmer

Job introduction

Hours of work: 30 hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time, Term-time only (working for 39 weeks per year plus 6.05 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: 3 months

Closing date: 27 November 2023

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Ringmer Primary and Nursery School, Harrison's Lane, Ringmer, East Sussex, BN8 5LL
Phone: 01273 812463
Email: office@ringmerprimary.school
Website: www.ringmerprimary.school
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 a school that works together to ensure that our learners remain at the heart of our school community and everything we do.  The whole team prides itself on its desire for continual improvement which inspires innovation and promotes inclusion. As a result our learning environments are calm and purposeful and we have enthusiastic and motivated learners.

Ringmer Primary and Nursery School is a one and a half form entry, larger than average village primary school, positioned on the edge of the South Downs National Park, near Lewes. The school benefits from a wonderful learning environment; we are situated in fantastic grounds that promote multiple opportunities for outdoor learning and provide excellent access to sporting facilities.

Our support staff team are a vital and valued part of our school community. They are skilled, driven and friendly; they enjoy the benefits of regular CPD and a strong wellbeing program - for more information go to https://www.ringmerprimary.school/our-school/our-staff

We are seeking to appoint an experienced EYFS Teaching Assistant level 3 to join our highly committed and supportive staff team from January 2023 to April 2023.

The hours are:

TA3 -

  • Monday to Friday: 8.45am-12/12.15pm
  • Monday to Friday: 1/1.15pm-3.30pm


  • Monday to Friday: 30 minutes lunch supervision

Expectations of the role:

  • To contribute to a wide range of teaching and learning activities, including class based work, group teaching and individual pupil support in order to assist and support the work of qualified teachers
  • To work within the statutory frameworks relevant to the role

The successful candidate will:

  • Have experience of working with EYFS aged children (2 to 5 years) in a nursery or school setting.
  • Have a good level of literacy and mathematical skills
  • Be dedicated to providing, a secure and inspiring learning environment where children can thrive
  • Be effective in establishing positive, professional relationships with pupils, staff and parents
  • Be able to assist in the planning and preparation of resources
  • Be responsible for key children, keeping records, planning their next steps, making observations and providing feedback to parents in relation to children's progress and achievement

We can offer you a friendly, supportive school, a highly skilled EYFS team to work with and opportunities for professional development.

Closing date: 27.11.23

Interview date: 5.12.23

Starting: 02.01.24

Contact the school is much encouraged and warmly welcomed. Further details about the post and an application pack are available from the school office on 01273 812463 or office@ringmerprimary.school.

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/228983/37222
  • Published: Fri 20/10/2023, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 27/11/2023, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 30
  • Salary: £21,189 - £21,575 per annum pro rata
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Ringmer

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