Teaching Assistant (Level B) / MDSA (Level A)

Posted on 25 September 2023
  • Salary £23194 - £23620 pro rata (TA); £22369 - £22777 pro rata (MDSA)
  • Contract Term Time - Fixed Term
  • Closing Date This vacancy has closed


Elm Grove Primary School

Job Summary

  • Job reference
  • Positions available
  • Working hours
    21.5 per week + 2 hours MDSA duties
  • Closing date
    This vacancy has closed
  • Job category
    Support Staff - Education
  • Organisation
    Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Directorate
    BHCC: External

Job introduction

Paid weeks per year: 46.94 (Up to 5 years service) or 47.78 (Over 5 years service) – TA role, 47.36 (Up to 5 years service) or 47.99 (Over 5 years service) – MDSA role inclusive of holiday entitlement @43.89

Fixed Term: 12 months with a view to making a permanent position

Start date: As soon as possible

Elm Grove Primary School requires an enthusiastic, committed Teaching Assistant from Monday to Friday, during school hours.

You will be required to work at the school, currently in KS1, providing support with individuals, small groups and general assistance in the classroom. You will also join our lunchtime supervision team on a separate contract, working 2 hours per week on an MDSA rate (NJC Scale 3).

About the role

Elm Grove is a thriving primary school with a dedicated and professional staff.  We have an excellent reputation for our inclusive practices and are proud of the positive ethos and good relationships that exist in our school. The successful candidate would be expected to make strong contributions towards this important aspect of the school's community.

If you would like to visit the school please contact our office by email (admin@elmgrove.brighton-hove.sch.uk). Our school website can be viewed on: https://www.elmgrove.brighton-hove.sch.uk/

Further information and an application pack can be obtained from the School Office or by e-mail admin@elmgrove.brighton-hove.sch.uk

How to Apply: Completed application forms accepted by email/post direct to the school office: Elm Grove, Brighton, BN2 3ES, email: admin@elmgrove.brighton-hove.sch.uk

Closing date: Midday, Friday 6th October

Interview date: Thursday 12th October 

If you do not hear from us, please assume that you have not been shortlisted for interview.

Elm Grove Primary is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a DBS check.

Telephone: (01273) 708004


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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