Teaching Assistant 2 or 3 or INA (Polegate School) in Polegate - East Sussex County Council

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Polegate, England
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
1 day ago

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Job Description

Not just any school……… This is Polegate School!

We are looking for an experienced, positive Teaching Assistant to work in KS2 and/or KS1. Enthusiasm, motivation and versatility are all essential skills. You will have a real love of children and a desire to provide outstanding learning opportunities. Experience of working with children with SEND needs would be desired but not necessary.

The post may include PPA as part of the role, the 19.5 hours per week position will consist of every morning and 2 afternoons and the 25 hour position will consist of 5 hours a day.

You will be part of the wider, very friendly school team at Polegate School and you will benefit from the wide range of training and development opportunities. We are a Behaviour Hub and if you are looking for experience prior to starting a career in teaching this could be a rewarding way of developing valuable experience. 

Your career development begins the moment you join Polegate School. You will be fully supported through an Induction program and introduced to your role.

Applicats GCSE grade A-C in Maths and English
Single Status Grade 3 or 4

All candidates should have an excellent knowledge of the curriculum.
Application and job description attached.

This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations .

The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision. Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the Regulations.

If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted.

Additional information

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children. All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.

Company information

East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.


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