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Teaching Assistant (Level B)

Posted on 22 October 2021

  • LocationBevendean Primary School & Nursery
  • Salary£19,312 - £19,698 pro rata
  • ContractFixed Term
  • Closing DateThis vacancy has closed

Job Summary
Job reference orbis/TP/490/18271
Positions available 1
Working hours 31.25 per week, Term Time
Closing date This vacancy has closed
Job category Education & Learning
Organisation Brighton & Hove City Council
Directorate BHCC: External

Job introduction

Paid weeks per year: 47.15 inclusive of holiday entitlement

8.30am - 3.15pm Monday to Friday (with a half-hour unpaid lunch break)

Fixed term: Until 31st August 2022

Start date: Tuesday 4th January 2022

Bevendean Primary School and Nursery is a good school and the successful applicant will work alongside an extremely, supportive, dedicated and hard-working team of teachers and support staff.  We have an outstanding Hearing Support Facility for deaf and hearing impaired children who come from across Brighton and Hove.  We are extremely fortunate to have spacious surroundings, great facilities and are well staffed and resourced.  Bevendean is proud to have well behaved and happy children in a truly caring and supportive environment in which all succeed and thrive. Bevendean Primary School and Nursery is a rewarding school to work in.     


About the role

Essential Skills, Abilities and Experience:-

  • A genuine love of children across the Primary age range (Nursery to Year 6) and an understanding of the importance of early learning
  • Patience, a sense of humour and a real desire to work in our school
  • Previous experience of working with children
  • The ability to work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within these
  • A commitment to working collaboratively and cooperatively with other staff throughout the school
  • A commitment to helping to provide the best possible education and care for children whatever their ability or background
  • A willingness to be flexible in terms of hours and responsibilities
  • The ability to engage with parents in a way which encourages them to become involved in their child’s education
  • A comprehensive understanding of issues relating to child protection

Does this sound like you?  A copy of the Job Description, Person Specification and Application Form can be downloaded from and the school’s website: 

Please contact the Headteacher, Martyn Giddens, at the school for more details.  Visits to the school are encouraged so that you can see our great school in action – please phone to book an appointment (COVID safe procedures will be in place).  All applications should be submitted directly to

Bevendean Primary School and Nursery operate a Safer Recruitment policy.

Bevendean Primary School and Nursery School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Closing date: Monday 15th November at 9am

Interview date: Thursday 18th November

School Office: (01273) 681292


Additional information

Work Permits: This role does not meet the requirement for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Successful candidates will need to evidence that they have the Right to Work in the UK.

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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