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Individual Needs Assistant (Level B)

Posted on 26 November 2021

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

Job Summary
Job reference orbis/TP/490/19397
Positions available 1
Working hours 30 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

Fixed term: Until August 2022

Start date: As soon as possible

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced teaching assistant to join our close-knit team at St Andrew’s Primary School. The ideal candidate will have a passion for working with complex young people who have needs ranging from autistic spectrum conditions to attachment difficulties and developmental trauma and will be keen to help us develop our therapeutic approach towards helping our pupils achieve successful outcomes.


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:

  • Experience of working with complex young people in an educational setting
  • An understanding of development trauma and attachment issues is essential, as is a nurturing approach to support.
  • A proven track record of, or the potential to develop, consistently great practice with young learners
  • A truly child-centred approach that engenders trust from children
  • The ability to naturally and confidently steer children’s learning towards great achievement
  • A desire to continue their own learning and development

What we can offer you

A commitment to support you in developing new skills through a wide range of professional development opportunities and experiences.

The opportunity to make a huge contribution to the education and lives of children who respond very positively to high quality teaching.

A friendly and inclusive working environment.

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.

Please refer to our school website for information.  Tours may be possible arranged through the school office on the telephone number below.

Closing date: 17th December

Interview date: Week beginning 4th January 

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

Belfast Street, Hove, BN3 3YT, email:

School Office: (01273) 770082


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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