Reception / Year 1 Teaching Assistant in Brighton

Teaching Assistants
£10 per hour
Small Primary School on the outskirts of Brighton, East Sussex
Brighton, East Sussex

Sussex Teachers are recruiting for a Teaching Assistant to work at a small Brighton primary school. This a part time role to begin as soon as possible, working with a Reception/Year 1 class, starting ASAP until the end of the academic year.

You will be joining a small very friendly and nurturing primary school on the outskirts of Brighton with a wonderful leadership team who are supportive and caring. The school is very proud to have received the School of Sanctuary Award from Sanctuary by the Sea team. This means that they are a welcoming school to everyone and have a greater understanding of the challenges faced by people seeking refugee status.

As a Class Teaching Assistant, you will supervise and provide support for pupils, including those with special needs, ensuring the classroom is a safe and positive place for all. You will promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils and encourage pupils to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher. You will monitor your pupil’s response to the learning activities and provide feedback on their progress and achievement to the class teacher. Under their guidance you will adapt activities to make learning accessible to achieve the appropriate outcomes for your students.

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 Makaton signing and Cued Articulation. 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 full time, to begin work at 8.30 am until 3.20pm. This includes break and lunch duties, though you will get a 30-minute break during this time.

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 find out more information about this 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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