SEND Teaching Assistant (Level B)

Posted on 24 June 2022
  • Salary £19650 - £20043 pro rata. Actual commencing salary £14382
  • Contract Term Time - Fixed Term
  • Closing Date Apply by 5 July 2022


Balfour Primary School, Brighton

Job Summary

  • Job reference
  • Positions available
  • Working hours
    30 per week
  • Closing date
    5 July 2022
  • 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 31st August 2023

Start date: September 2022

Balfour Primary School requires an enthusiastic, committed and qualified Teaching Assistant working specifically with vulnerable / pupils with SEND.  The Teaching Assistants are a busy and productive team within the School who support our enthusiastic students as well as our vibrant teams of teaching staff. In addition, the successful post holder will support our children at lunchtime. Please see the job description for further information about the roles.

About the role

Balfour Primary School is a thriving and vibrant school at the heart of the Surrenden Campus serving the Preston Park, Fiveways and Hollingbury communities.  Our school is a large primary school with nearly 800 pupils on roll.    We are very proud of:

  • the engagement and motivation of our pupils
  • our inquiry based and thought-provoking curriculum
  • our friendly staff and governor teams
  • the sense of community that exists with our families

Hours: The post holder will be expected to work Monday - Friday term time only. 8:45am - 3:30pm. This includes a 15-minute break and a 30-minute lunch.  [30 hrs/wk]

Closing date: 8am, Tuesday 5th July 

Interview date: Week commencing 11th July 

To apply: Please email application form (CVs will not be accepted) to You can visit our website for job description and application form.

Please ensure that you write your application using the headings of the Person Specification.

School Office: 01273 507722


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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