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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)

Closing date: 12 noon, Tuesday 27 September 2022

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

New Horizons School
Beauchamp Road
St Leonards on Sea
East Sussex
TN38 9JU

Phone:    01323 691000
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.

New Horizons School - Teaching Assistant 2 & Midday Supervisor

Permanent - Term Time Only
Monday to Friday - 30 hours per week as follows:
TA2 at 25 hours per week

Midday Supervisor responsibilities at 5 hours per week
39 weeks worked per year/46 (TA) & 44.65 (MSA) weeks paid per year
(FTE Grade 1/SSP2 £18,333 to Grade 3/SSP7 £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 provides specialised education to young people with complex Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH). 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.

New Horizons, St Leonards-on-Sea, is seeking to appoint an innovative, enthusiastic and effective practitioner with empathy towards children with SEN.

You are someone who:

  • Enjoys being part of a tutor team that supports pupils to learn inside and outside of the classroom.
  • Understands the benefits of a bespoke curriculum for vulnerable, hard to reach children.
  • Feels they could effectively manage pupils in the classroom and outdoors in a range of contexts.
  • Would like to secure a range of coaching qualifications and outdoor skills as part of your personal CPD.
  • Is able to reflect on their own practice to improve the outcomes for our pupils.

You will need to be:

  • A highly skilled communicator
  • Prepared to manage pupils with a range of complex needs
  • Can Inspire and Motivate pupils to want to learn new skills
  • A person who is calm, consistent and has high expectations
  • A person who can follow the School structure, policies and procedures with the highest level of consistency

The working pattern is five days per week, Monday – Friday, from at least 08:30/45am to 15/15:30pm, term time only. 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.

The successful candidate will be joining a school that continues to be ambitious in its drive to improve outcomes for our pupils. You will join a highly dedicated and professional staff team and be part of a supportive working and learning environment where your professional development is highly valued.

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 27th September 2022

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

Please note we do not accept CVs.

For further information about New Horizons 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/198429/27161

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • St Leonards on Sea, East Sussex

  • Salary
  • £18,333 to £18,887 per annum

  • Closing date
  • 27/09/2022

  • Organisation
  • New Horizons

  • Contract type
  • Term Time - Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Part Time

  • Hours
  • 30

  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education