Teaching Assistant Job

Grade: Scale 3 (TA); Scale 1/2 (MDSA)
Large Community Primary School
Hanover, Brighton

Sussex Teachers are recruiting for a Teaching Assistant (TA) to work at large primary school in central Brighton. This is a full-time role to begin immediately after Christmas, working mainly in their Year 1 classroom providing support to staff and pupils. 

You will be joining a thriving primary school with a dedicated and professional staff. With an excellent reputation for their inclusive practices, a positive ethos and good relationships across the school, this is an exciting opportunity for an experienced TA who wants to make strong contributions to their school community. The school believes in a child-centred approach to learning that is based on the principles of inclusion, equal opportunities, global education and cultural diversity. The school has recently been graded as “Good” by Ofsted, with the provision for pupils’ personal development and welfare as "Outstanding". This large local authority primary school in situated in Hanover, Brighton. The school is located close to local bus routes and is less than a 20 minutes’ walk from London Road train station. 

You will be providing support to individuals and small groups as well as general assistance within the classroom. As a teaching assistant, you will support the class teacher in delivering exciting lessons to children aged 5-6. You will provide additional guidance to pupils during class activities, either on a one to one basis or in small groups. As well as general TA duties you will be working with pupils with challenging behaviour, and so it is important that you follow the school’s behaviour policies and positive reward systems to ensure a consistent and fair approach to the students in your care.

We are looking for someone with experience supporting learners with SEN, whether as Class Teaching Assistant or an Individual Needs Assistant. 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 from 8.45 am until 15.15 Monday - Friday during term times.

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 job, please call us on 01273 626800. If this this role isn’t quite right for you but you would like a chat about supply TA or Teaching roles, please get in touch over the phone or by email at Kim@sussexteachers.co.uk. We look forward to hearing from you.


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