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Teaching Assistant 3

Hours of work: 32.5 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: Monday 10 October 2022

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Little Common School, Shepherds Close, Bexhill On Sea, TN39 4SQ
Phone: 01424 842297
Email: personnel@littlecommon.e-sussex.sch.uk
Website: www.littlecommon.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. 

We are looking to expand our thriving team of support staff in our happy and successful school. This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, energetic individual to join us as a Teaching Assistant (TA3).

We can offer you:

  • a warm, friendly and supportive team
  • well-behaved children
  • training and opportunities to develop your career in our large, well-resourced and organised school excellent facilities

This role would suit:

  • an experienced TA, looking for a new challenge
  • a newly qualified teacher, looking for more school experience before starting their first teaching role
  • someone looking for a new career path as a TA3 (apprenticeship offered for right candidate)

Whatever your experience, we have the capacity to support and nurture you in this role. 

Visits to the school in advance of application are warmly encouraged. These can be arranged by contacting Sue Cherry on 01424 842297

The hours of work are Monday to Friday 8.30am - 3.30pm term time only; salary is pro rata.

Application packs can be downloaded from the school website www.littlecommon.e-sussex.sch.uk and should be returned to personnel@littlecommon.e-sussex.sch.uk

Closing date for applications is 10 October 2022 8am.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 19th October 2022.

Please note we do not accept CVs

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/186953/27399

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Bexhill On Sea

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

  • Closing date
  • 10/10/2022

  • Organisation
  • Little Common School

  • Contract type
  • Term Time - Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Part Time

  • Hours
  • 32.5

  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education