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Teaching Assistant

Hours of work: 32.5 hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time, Term-time only (working for 39 weeks 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: Thursday 30 September 2022

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
All Saints C. E. Primary School, All Saints Lane, TN39 5HA
Phone: 01424 219083
Email: finance@allsaintsbexhill.org
Website: https://www.allsaintsbexhill.org/
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. 

All Saints are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, committed TA to support the work within our ‘Rainbow Rooms’. The ‘Rainbow Rooms’ is a SEND provision that caters for children with a neuro-diverse profile. All pupils have EHCPs and are placed in the facility by the Local Authority. It supports up to 12 children led by a qualified teacher with specially qualified support staff.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Experience of working directly with pupils with high level of SEN, in particular pupils who have SEMH and ASD needs.
  • The ability to create good working relationships to support pupils effectively and promote positive values, attitudes and behaviour.
  • Knowledge and understanding to effectively use resources to engage pupils and achieve positive pupil outcomes.
  • A Teaching Assistant Level 3 qualification
  • Knowledge and understanding of Early Years practice would be beneficial.

All Saints CE Primary School is a one-form entry primary school situated in Sidley, Bexhill. We have up to 290 children who are organised into single age classes including our thriving Nursery.

We can offer:

  • A happy, caring ethos
  • A supportive, well established and driven team committed to doing their very best for our pupils
  • CPD opportunities
  • Excellent classroom resources
  • On-site Forest School

Candidates wishing to visit the School - and/or have an informal chat before deciding whether or not to apply are also very welcome to do so. Visits / conversations can be organised by calling the School Business Manager on 01424 219083 or by emailing finance@allsaintsbexhill.org

Applicants will be required to complete all necessary written work involved in this position. Employment will be subject to satisfactory Enhanced DBS clearances including the Disqualification under the Childcare Act. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment.

The working hours are

Monday 8.30am -3.30pm

Tuesday 8.30am - 3.30pm

Wednesday 8.30am - 4pm

Thursday 8.30am - 3.30pm

Friday 8.30am and 3pm

This includes 30 minutes unpaid daily lunch break and is Term-Time Only.

You will be part of the wider school team at All Saints C.E. Primary School and will benefit from a range of training and development opportunities. You will be working closely with the teaching staff to ensure a safe, stimulating and caring environment. Visits to the school are encouraged.

Application Procedure

For an application pack or further information please see the school website.

Please email your completed application pack to finance@allsaints-bex.e-sussex.sch.uk

The closing date for applications is Friday 30th September 2022 at 9am. Visits are warmly welcomed to the school to discuss the role and meet our children. Please telephone the school office on 01424 219083 to arrange.

All Saints CE Primary School and Nursery are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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/186953/27226

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Bexhill on Sea

  • Salary
  • 19,264 - 19,650 per annum pro rata

  • Closing date
  • 30/09/2022

  • Organisation
  • All Saints C. E. Primary School

  • Contract type
  • Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Part Time

  • Hours
  • 32.5

  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education