Individual Needs Assistant (INA)

Teaching Assistants
£10 per hour
Large Primary School in Central Brighton
Brighton, East Sussex

Sussex Teachers are recruiting for an individual needs assistant to work at large primary school in central Brighton. This is a part-time role to begin immediately, working with a child in a Year 3 with SEN, on Tuesdays – Thursdays each week.

You will be working in a large local authority primary school in Hanover, Brighton. 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.

You will be working with a child in lower KS2 who is bright and able though is not reaching their academic potential. The child you will be supporting suffers from high anxiety and finds it difficult to focus in lesson and within a classroom environment. It will be your responsibility to gently reintegrate them into the classroom, encouraging them to be a part of the group learning experience. This child has a history of running away from their lessons, and it will be your responsibility to deescalate any situations and ensure they are returned to the classroom or outside learning environment safe 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 and/or Anxiety Disorders and ADHD 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 8.30 until 3.15 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 position, please call us 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 get in touch over the phone or by email at We look forward to hearing from you.


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