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Teaching Assistant

Hours of work: 32.5 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: Friday 8 July 2022, 09:00am
Interviews will be held shortly after this date

Further details from Hanna Stedman, HR Manager.

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:

Robertsbridge Community College
Knelle Road
East Sussex
TN32 5EA

Phone: 01580 880360
Email: admin@robertsbridge.org.uk
Website: www.robertsbridge.org.uk
Please note, we do not accept CVs.

32.5 hours per week (8.30 am – 3.30 pm daily), term-time only
Salary: Single Status Grade 3, Point 7 (£18,887 per annum, pro-rata)

We are seeking a highly organised, forward thinking Teaching Assistant to join our SEND team at the College.

The successful candidate will be talented, dynamic and will challenge and motivate our students to get the very best meaningful outcomes. The main purpose of this role will be supporting students with an Education Health Care Plan, based in the College’s Da Vinci Centre. You may also be timetabled to support the learning of our students within the mainstream school.

The Da Vinci Centre is a specialist educational facility based within the wider setting of Robertsbridge Community College. The centre offers a personalised pathway through learning for young people with special educational needs including Autism Spectrum Condition, anxiety and dyslexia. The centre offers places to a maximum of twelve young people with Education, Health and Care Plans ranging in age from 11 to 16.

A high standard of literacy, numeracy and ICT skills and strong safeguarding awareness are essential criteria for this post.

East Sussex County Council is an authority committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Therefore, the postholder will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check.

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.


  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/7894/25214

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Robertsbridge

  • Salary
  • £18,887 pro-rata

  • Closing date
  • 8 July 2022

  • Organisation
  • Robertsbridge Community College

  • Contract type
  • Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Part Time

  • Hours
  • 32.5

  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education