Teaching Assistant job

Church of England Primary School
Brighton, Sussex

Sussex Teachers are working with a small C of E Primary school in Brighton to find a KS2 teaching assistant to join them as soon as possible.

Our client is a small, friendly and kind primary school who are looking for a teaching assistant to join their Year 5 team on a long-term supply basis. Situated in Whitehawk, the school is very easily accessed by public transport, with a regular bus route from Brighton town centre. The school aspires to create lifelong, reflective learners, equipping children with knowledge, skills and understanding to help them to make informed choices throughout their lives.

As a classroom teaching assistant, you will support the Year 5 class teacher in delivering exciting lessons to children aged 9-10. 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. Ideally you will have experience of working with challenging behaviour and the UK primary curriculum.  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 Monday – Friday, to begin work at 8.15 am until 3.30pm with a 30-minute break during this time. You should be available to start as soon as possible and work until the 23rd of July.

If you would like to find out more information about this contract role, please apply now with either a CV or Job application form. If this position isn’t quite right for you, but you would like to register your interest in daily or long-term supply roles get in touch now to receive updates about our current teaching positions.


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