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Individual Needs Assistant (Level B)

Posted on 11 September 2020

  • LocationSt Andrew's CE Primary School
  • Salary£19,312 - £19,698 pro rata
  • ContractFixed Term
  • Closing DateThis vacancy has closed

Job Summary
Job reference orbis/TP/490/10154
Positions available 1
Working hours 25 + 5 MDSA duties per week, Term Time only
Closing date This vacancy has closed
Job category Education & Learning
Organisation Brighton & Hove City Council
Directorate BHCC: External

Job introduction

We are looking for a nurturing, inspiring and resilient Individual Needs Assistants (INA) to support pupils with complex needs. Your relationship with these children will be critical in developing them, both as a learner and as confident, valued individual. We would also require up to 5 hours on a Midday Supervisor rate to cover lunch times.

You will work under the guidance of the class teacher and Inclusion Manager to support learning and personal development and to further promote effective partnership with parents/carers. 

.Grade: Scale 3, spinal points 5-6

Paid weeks per year: 46.94 inclusive of holiday entitlement

Fixed term: Until August 2021

Start date: As soon as possible

Hours: Start 8.45am End 3.25pm



About the role

St. Andrew’s is an exciting and rewarding place to work.  We have a welcoming and supportive staff team who are united in the belief that we are all learning together.

Every school boasts about how lovely their children are but ours are truly remarkable. Their joy and caring nature make our school a lovely place to be.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have previous experience of working with children in a primary school setting
  • Have knowledge and understanding of Autistic Spectrum condition
  • Desirable to have had experience delivering 1:1 speech and language programmes
  • Be committed to inclusion
  • Demonstrate the ability to work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within these
  • Have a commitment to working cooperatively and collaboratively with colleagues
  • Have understanding of issues relating to child protection

St Andrew’s is fully committed to safeguarding our children.  The successful applicant will be required to go through the DBS vetting procedures and individual references will be taken up before appointment is confirmed.

Closing date: Midday, Friday 25th September

Interview date: Week commencing 28th September

Tours may be possible arranged through the school office on the telephone number below.

Completed application forms accepted by email/post direct to the school address:

Belfast Street, Hove, BN3 3YT, email:

School Office: (01273) 770082


Additional information

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

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 Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System.

From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. 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.

Company information

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

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The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Brighton & Hove Schools do not accept CV or resume.


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