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Teaching Assistant

Hours of work: 10 hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time, Term-time only 
(As the position is part-time/term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)
Fixed term for: 4 January 2022 - 21 July 2023

Closing date: Friday 09 December 2022, 12.00pm 
Interview date: w/b 12 December 2022
Start date: January 2023

Further information, including application details, are available from the school business manager, Mrs Amanda Townsend:

Tel: 01273 513377         
E-mail: finance@denton.e-sussex.sch.uk

You can also find further details on the Vacancies page of our school website:

Please note, we do not accept CVs.

We are looking for an inspired teaching assistant to join our popular school. You should have a passion for learning, be highly motivated, work well as part of a team and be committed to engaging with pupils in a positive, calm and caring way.

We can offer you happy children who are enthusiastic about learning, and a supportive, caring and dedicated staff, and governing body.

The post is for 10 hours a week (2 hours each morning).

We encourage visits to the school.

About Us...

We are a happy and caring school; we value everyone's contributions and ensure we provide the best possible education for our children. We are a 'good' school and are working incredibly hard to become 'outstanding' - come and help us to fulfil this ambition!

We are committed to safeguarding children and the successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

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/231210/29283

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Denton

  • Salary
  • £20,812 pro rata

  • Closing date
  • 09/12/2022

  • Organisation
  • Denton Community Primary School & Nursery

  • Contract type
  • Term Time - Fixed Term

  • Work pattern
  • Part Time

  • Hours
  • 10

  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education