Teaching Assistant (Level B)

Posted on 29 March 2024
  • Salary £25119 pro rata
  • Contract Term Time - Fixed Term
  • Closing Date Apply by 3 May 2024


Carden Primary School, Brighton

Job Summary

  • Job reference
  • Positions available
  • Working hours
    32.5 per week
  • Closing date
    3 May 2024
  • Job category
    Support Staff - Education
  • Organisation
    Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Directorate
    BHCC: External

Job introduction

Paid weeks per year: 47.36 (inclusive of holiday entitlement)

Fixed Term: 12 months 

Monday to Friday 8.30am - 3.30pm

Start date: As soon as possible 

Carden is a friendly, welcoming two form entry mainstream primary school with a nursery.  The school is very inclusive and has a strong, caring ethos which is enriched by pupils from a range of social and cultural backgrounds.  At Carden we also have two provisions for children with statements or EHCPs for children with Speech, Language and Communication needs from Reception to Year 6.

About the role

We would like to appoint someone to work as an INA with children across the school

The successful applicant will:-

  • Support the pupils learning, physical, social, emotional and communication needs within the classroom and during social activities.
  • 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, 3rd May 

Interview date: 21st May   

How to apply: Completed application forms accepted by email/post direct to the school address: County Oak Avenue, Brighton BN1 8LU, admin@carden.brighton-hove.sch.uk           

Telephone: 01273 916606


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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