Individual Needs Assistant Job

Teaching Assistants
Independant Primary School

Sussex Teachers are recruiting for an individual needs assistant to work at an independent primary school situated between Lewes and Uckfield. This is a full-time role starting as soon as possible, working with a child in a Year 4 with SEN and would initially be for one term.

You will be working in a small independent primary school, set in beautiful rural surroundings in East Sussex. Class sizes are small and the relationships between pupils, staff and parents are very positive. This family run school treat children as individuals recognising every child’s unique learning style and interests. Outdoor learning is a priority at this school and all children have the opportunity to spend at least half a day a week in its forest school.

The pupil you will be supporting has moved from a local authority primary school who have been unable to support their needs. The child has been diagnosed with an attachment disorder, meaning they have difficulty forming relationships with others. They also have a history of running away from school, and it will be your responsibility to deescalate their behaviour and ensure they are returned to lessons safely.

We are looking for someone with experience supporting learners with SEN, whether as Class Teaching Assistant or an Individual Needs Assistant. Experience with Attachment Disorders, Autism or ASD is desired but is not essential. You must have a minimum of 3 months recent experience working in schools and be able to evidence this through Good references. You must be available for full time work, and be available to work from 8.45 until 3.15 in term times. Due to the rural location of this primary school you must have access to your own transport as unfortunately they are no public bus routes close by.

You will be paid a competitive hourly rate and once registered with Sussex Teachers will have exclusive access to TA and INA roles at our partnership schools. We work closely with schools across Sussex to find education staff for both temporary and part time roles and will work on your behalf to find roles that suit you and your career. When this assignment is completed you will benefit from working with a specialist education consultant who can assist you in finding future roles.

If you would like to hear more information about this position please call is on 01273 626800. If this this role isn’t quite right for you but you would like a confidential conversation about supply TA or Teaching roles please click apply now. We look forward to hearing from you.

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