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Individual Needs Assistant

Hours of work: 32.50 hours per week 
Working pattern: Part-time, Term-time only (working for 37 weeks per year plus 7.85 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: Until July 2023 (Possibility of a further year extension)

Closing date: Tuesday 5th July 2022

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Wadhurst CE Primary, Sparrows Green, Wadhurst, East Sussex, TN5 6SR
Phone: 01892 783155
Email: office@wadhurstpri.e-sussex.sch.uk

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. 

Wadhurst CEP School is a thriving community, with friendly, conscientious staff, where all stakeholders are valued and supported.

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated part-time Individual Needs Assistant within our Team to support one of our brilliant children. This post is initially for a fixed term until July 2023 with the likelihood of  an extension for a further year.

The successful candidate will ideally have previous experience of working as an INA in a school, have good maths and literacy skills and be adaptable to change. This post may involve some travel.

We can offer a supportive leadership, training to further your career in the classroom and a highly skilled, friendly and co-operative team.

Applications for a job share are welcomed.

An application form, job description and person specifications can be obtained from the school; please email office@wadhurstpri.e-sussex.sch.uk.   

This is an exciting opportunity to be an integral member of our forward thinking learning community. Candidates are also encouraged to view our school video tour on our YouTube page, visit our school website and find us on Twitter (@WadhurstPrimary).

Closing date: 5th July 2022 

Interviews: 7th July 2022



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/191234/25219

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Wadhurst

  • Salary
  • £18,887 pro-rata

  • Closing date
  • 5 July 2022

  • Organisation
  • Wadhurst CE Primary

  • Contract type
  • Term Time - Fixed Term

  • Work pattern
  • Part Time

  • Hours
  • Part time

  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education