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Teaching Assistants and Midday Supervisors

Hours of work: 32.5 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: Monday 26 September 2022

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

Torfield School
Croft Road
East Sussex
TN34 3JT

Phone:    01424 428228
Email:     torfieldoffice@tasmat.org.uk
Website: www.torfield-saxonmount.com

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.


Torfield School - Teaching Assistants (TA) and Midday Supervisors (MSA)

Torfield School is a successful special academy for primary aged young people with autism, communication and associated learning difficulties. 

Responsibilities include assisting teachers in curriculum delivery, preparing resources and providing lunchtime supervision.  Candidates will need to demonstrate an understanding of children with special needs.  Candidates with experience or qualifications in supporting communication and/or behavioural difficulties will be well placed to apply, although those with other qualifications / experience may also be considered.

Applications are particularly welcome from graduates or those with successful experience of further / higher education who are interested in a longer term career in teaching.

Please email Torfield Office at Torfieldoffice@tasmat.org.uk for an application pack.  

Previous applicants need not re-apply. We do not accept CVs

For further information or an informal discussion please contact the school office.

Closing date: Noon on Monday 26th September 2022.

Interviews will be held soon after.


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/198429/27220

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Hastings, East Sussex

  • Salary
  • £18,333 to £19,650 per annum

  • Closing date
  • 26/09/2022

  • Organisation
  • Torfield School

  • Contract type
  • Term Time - Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Part Time

  • Hours
  • 32.5

  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education