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Teaching Assistant TA3

Salary: £15,027.69 per annum, pro rata (£18,223.00 FTE)
Contract type: Permanent
Working pattern: Part-time, term time only

Closing date: Friday 30 September 2022 9am

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CLOSING DATE: Friday 30th September 2021 at 9.00am
START DATE: As soon as possible – Subject to checks in place
INTERVIEWS: Week commencing 3rd October 2022
HOURS OF WORK:35 hours per week

We are looking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the post of Full-Time Teaching Assistant in our Secondary phase for our 4-19 free school. This role is a permanent post. The general expectation of being a Teaching Assistant at Gildredge House is that you can work on a 1:1 basis and provide differentiated support for the more vulnerable students but also support in a class context. You will be working within a small team of highly dedicated and flexible staff who understand the need to be flexible in approach so that all children can be successful. Because of the level of responsibility, this role is advertised as a TA3 role. We received a ‘Good’ Ofsted judgement (November 2018). The challenge is to sustain and embed this judgement and then to work on achieving an ‘Outstanding’ judgement at our next Ofsted.

At Gildredge House each individual is known and valued. Students are inspired to discover their passions and realise their academic potential. You will join a strong team of inspirational Teachers and Teaching Assistants in an exciting environment where learning is fun. If you are an imaginative and dynamic practitioner - with the capability of engaging and enthusing all students and the belief that everyone can succeed - we want to hear from you.

As a Teaching Assistant at Gildredge House you will be expected to have the flexibility and skills to work within the department, providing appropriate support to the children and staff team in delivering the curriculum. Gildredge House offers:

•continuity of education for boys and girls aged 4-19
•an expectation of high academic standards leading toSixth Form studies
•strong discipline
•excellent pastoral care
•a range of extra-curricular activities
•parent and community involvement Our school motto: 'Aspire'
•Do you want to be part of a school where your contribution is valued and celebrated?
•Would you like to support children with high aspirations who are keen to learn?
•Do you want to join a staff team that is diverse, collegiate and respected?

Starting Salary: £14,733.00pa pro rata (£17,866.00 FTE) which equates to Grade 3 point 7 on the Support Staff Pay Scale for 2021-2022. You would be required to work
43 weeks per year (includes 36.4 weeks of term-time plus 1 week of INSET plus 5.6 weeks’ paid holiday), and 35 hours per week.

Hours of Work: 8.00am-4.00pm Monday to Friday

If you are interested in the position please download the Application Pack on our website.
Please complete the Application for Employment and References & Monitoring Form and return to careers@gildredgehouse.org.uk by Friday 30th September 2022 at 9.00am

If you wish to discuss the post further, please contact the Director of Inclusion - Mr Dominic O'Driscoll on the following email address: careers@gildredgehouse.org.uk Gildredge House is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All offers of employment with the school are subject to preemployment checks which will include References,
Health, Right to Work in UK, a satisfactory Enhanced DBS with Children’s Barred List check and a Declaration that you are not a disqualified person under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2006.

Please note that under the GDPR, by replying to this advert, you are consenting to Gildredge House processing and retaining your personal information for the purposes of this application. You have the right to withdraw your consent and ask for your data to be deleted at any time, however it will then not be possible for Gildredge House to process your application any further. For further details please see the specific Privacy Policy for job applicants which can be found at https://www.gildredgehouse.org.uk/our-school/dataprotection/

Additional Information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.


  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/43000/27467

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Eastbourne

  • Salary
  • £15,027 per annum, pro rata

  • Closing date
  • 30/09/2022

  • Organisation
  • Gildredge House

  • Contract type
  • Term Time - Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Part Time

  • Hours
  • 35

  • Job type
  • Education and Learning