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Hours of work: 2 hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time, Term-time only (working for 39 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: Wednesday 28 September 2022

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
St Philips Catholic Primary School, New Town, Uckfield, TN22 5DJ
Phone: 01825 762032
Email: office@stphilips.e-sussex.sch.uk
Website: www.stphilips.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. 

  'Let your Light Shine'

St Philip's is a supportive learning community. We work collaboratively, inspired by academic research to continually improve our practice. High quality professional development is central to our ethos. Relationships are at the heart of our school. "St Philip’s is a friendly, welcoming school. There is a happy atmosphere and a strong sense of belonging to a caring, kind community. " (Ofsted December 2019) Our hard working and friendly staff look forward to welcoming you to our team.

We are looking to appoint a kind, enthusiastic and motivated MDSA to join our happy and popular school working on a Thursday & Friday. The post will involve supporting children with their playtime and eating lunch.

If you are passionate about providing the best possible education for children and firmly believe you can make a difference, then we would like to hear from you.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and this post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We welcome the opportunity to show visitors around our school. Job shares welcome. Please contact the school to arrange a visit.

Further details and application forms are available from our website www.stphilips.e-sussex.sch.uk or by contacting the school office.

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/12/27304

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Uckfield

  • Salary
  • £18,333 per annum pro rata

  • Closing date
  • 28/09/2022

  • Organisation
  • St Philips Catholic Primary School

  • Contract type
  • Term Time - Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Part Time

  • Hours
  • 2

  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education