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

Posted on 9 February 2024
  • Salary £25119 - £25545 pro rata (TA); £24294 - £24702 pro rata (MDSA)
  • Contract Term Time - Fixed Term
  • Closing Date This vacancy has closed


Goldstone Primary School, Hove

Job Summary

  • Job reference
  • Positions available
  • Working hours
    26.25 + 2.5 MDSA duties per week
  • 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: 47.36 (TA); 43.89 (MDSA) (inclusive of holiday entitlement) 

Fixed Term: Until 31st August 2024

Start date: As soon as possible

Goldstone Primary School is a large, popular primary school in Hove. 

We are seeking an Individual Needs Assistant, to work closely with and support a child, within our EYFS.  The successful candidate will be capable of offering high quality input and support in all areas of the curriculum. Experience of working in EYFS and with children with autism, would be desirable but not essential. 

In return, we offer you a rewarding position in a warm and friendly environment with a committed, enthusiastic and supportive staff team.

The working hours are Monday to Friday 8.45am until 3pm with a half hour lunchtime duty.  This is initially a fixed term contract until the end of the school year.

About the role

Desirable skills and Experience:

  • Experience of, and ability to work with, children 1-1,
  • EYFS experience
  • Experience of working with children with autism
  • Basic understanding of child development and learning
  • Commitment to Inclusion
  • Firm, kind and flexible approach
  • Ability to work under the general guidance of the Class Teacher.

Closing date: Wednesday 21st February 

Interview date:  Week commencing 26th February  

How to apply: Completed application forms accepted by email/post direct to the school office: Laburnum Avenue, Hove, BN3 7JW, janepaynter@goldstone.brighton-hove.sch.uk

Telephone: 01273 077110 


Additional 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.

Company information

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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