Teaching Assistant (TA)

Teaching Assistants
£60-£70 per day
Large Primary School in Peacehaven
Peacehaven, East Sussex

 Sussex Teachers are working with a large primary school in Peacehaven to find a Year 2 Teaching Assistant (TA) for a long-term supply contract. This community primary school near Brighton are looking for someone to join their KS1 team ASAP until the end of this academic year.

This supportive and caring school are looking for an experienced KS1 Teaching Assistant to join their team for term 6. Only six miles east of Brighton, the school is a 20-minute car journey and a 30-minute bus ride from the city centre. The Headteacher describes her team as “wonderful” and the school environment as “friendly, caring and purposeful”. Behaviour of pupils across the school are good and pupils are eager to learn and kind to each other.  

As a classroom teaching assistant, you will support the year 2 class teacher in delivering exciting lessons to children following the KS1 curriculum. 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.  You must have a minimum of 3 months recent experience working in schools and be able to evidence this through Good references. You will be available to start ASAP until the end of the academic year and be able to work from 8.30 am until the end of the school day.

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 job, please apply now with either a CV or Job application form. If this role isn’t quite right for you but you are interested in joining Sussex Teachers for daily supply roles, please call on 01273 626800 and ask for Kimberley.



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