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Teaching Assistant (Level B)

Posted on 22 October 2021

  • LocationCarden Primary School
  • Salary£19,312 - £19,698 pro rata
  • ContractPermanent
  • Closing DateThis vacancy has closed

Job Summary
Job reference orbis/TP/490/18328
Positions available 1
Working hours 32.5 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

Monday to Friday 8.30am - 3.30pm

Start date: 5 January 2022

Carden is a two form entry primary school with a nursery. The school is very inclusive and has a strong, caring ethos. The Governors would like to appoint 3 individual needs assistants/ teaching assistants to support individual pupil (s) and groups of pupils in school.


About the role

The successful applicant will:-

Support the pupils learning, physical, social, emotional and communication needs within the classroom and during social activities. This could include working in the Speech and Language Centre provision at Carden.

Have a good knowledge and experience of the needs of children with Special Educational Needs such as ASC, Speech, Language and Communication difficulties and cognition and learning.

Be able to work collaboratively as part of a team with professionals to maximise the pupils’ development and communication skills and deliver programmes to support the children’s needs.

Be resilient and able to work independently, flexibly and use their own initiative to respond to the children’s needs

Be committed to inclusion and have experience of working with children with Special Educational Needs.

We would offer you a very rewarding and enjoyable position in an exceptionally warm and friendly environment.

If you are interested in applying for this position and would like more information please contact the School Office. Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. We really look forward to hearing from you.

Closing date: Midday 25th November

Interview date: Thursday 2nd December

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

County Oak Avenue, Brighton BN1 8LU, email:            

School Office: (01273) 293677


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.

Brighton & Hove Schools - Taking Action for Equality

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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