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Teaching Assistant 2 & Midday Supervisor

Hours of work: 30 hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time and Term-time only 
(As the position is part-time and term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)
Fixed-term for: 12 months

Closing date: 12 noon, Tuesday 06 September 2022

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

Cuckmere House
Eastbourne Road
Seaford
East Sussex
BN25 4BA

Phone:     01323 893319
Email:      recruitment@sabden.org.uk
Website:  www.sabden.org.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.
 

  Teaching Assistant 2 & Midday Supervisor - Cuckmere House School

  • Cuckmere House School
  • Primary Department
  • Teaching Assistant 2 & Midday Supervisor
  • Fixed Term Contract till 31/08/23- Term Time Only
  • 30 hours per week as follows:
  • TA2 - 25 hours per week
  • PLUS
  • Midday Supervisor responsibilities 5 hours per week
  • 39 weeks worked per year/46 (TA) & 44.65 (MSA) weeks paid per year
  • (FTE Grade 1 £18,333 to Grade 3 £18,887)
  • Pro-rata salary starting from £13,410 p.a.

Please note we do not accept CVs. For an application pack, please visit the vacancy section of the SABDEN Multi Academy Trust website here: http://www.sabden.org.uk/216/vacancies

The SABDEN Multi Academy Trust, based across East Sussex, is an aspirational and supportive Trust, aiming to create a warm, caring, stable, supportive environment in which all staff and pupils feel safe. We are three special schools, a secure unit, a large countywide alternative provision, a vocational free school and one of five teaching schools within East Sussex. We strive to discover success through learning, self-belief and achievement.  Pupils are empowered to take responsibility through a personalised curriculum supported by secure systems.

Cuckmere House, based in Seaford, is part of the SABDEN Multi Academy Trust and is an 'Outstanding' all-boys SEMH Special school. We are passionate about creating a safe and supportive learning environment that fosters respect for others, develops resilience, promotes high expectations and prepares young males for successful futures.

The main responsibility of the post will be to support teachers in the delivery of the curriculum, both by directly working with pupils and assisting in preparation of resources. We are looking to recruit a Teaching Assistant 2 (with midday supervisor responsibilities) into our primary department, on a fixed-term contract, till 31st August 2023. 

The ideal candidate should be innovative, enthusiastic, flexible, have an interest and knowledge of child development and an understanding of child protection procedures.  You will be role models for our pupils at all times and should be able to demonstrate how you would model expected behaviours. Our young people have social, emotional and mental health needs and therefore resilience and a good sense of humour would be beneficial. Applicants should be able to demonstrate a sensitive and empathic approach to working with young males. While some experience of working with vulnerable young people is preferable, it is not essential and appropriate training will be provided for the right candidate.

If successful, you will become part of a very committed and hardworking team. While some experience of working with vulnerable young people is preferable it is not essential.  We will provide you with high quality training and support.

You will be required to work Monday – Friday, from at least 8.30/45am –15/15.15pm. 
Working hours to be discussed at interview and agreed on successful appointment. We are a friendly and supportive team, with additional benefits, such as free daily lunch.  

For an application pack, please visit the vacancy section of the SABDEN Multi Academy Trust website here: http://www.sabden.org.uk/216/vacancies

Closing date for completed applications is by midday, Tuesday 6th September 2022.

Please send completed applications to recruitment@sabden.org.uk.

Please note CVs will not be accepted.

For further information about Cuckmere House School and the Trust, please visit SABDEN’s website here: www.sabden.org.uk

The school has a proven commitment to 'Equality of Opportunity' and actively promotes the welfare and safeguarding of young people. Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Debarring Service (DBS).     

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.


The Academy 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 an 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
  • ACAD/TP/198429/25996

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Eastbourne, East Sussex

  • Salary
  • £18,333 to £18,887

  • Closing date
  • 6 September 2022

  • Organisation
  • Cuckmere House

  • Contract type
  • Term Time - Fixed Term

  • Work pattern
  • Part Time

  • Hours
  • 30

  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education