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Position:Teaching Assistant
Contract type:Temp/Contract
School:Large Primary School in Worthing
Area: Worthing, West Sussex
Salary: £85 a day

Sussex Teachers are working in partnership with a large primary school in Worthing, West Sussex to find an Teaching Assistant to join their friendly and committed staff team. This is a temporary position for 2 weeks, starting ASAP and running until Christmas, but possibly longer.

About the school

A large and forward-thinking school with creativity, ambition, and drive. This primary academy is based in Worthing, West Sussex and has recently been graded 'Good' at Ofsted, with recognition for its significant improvements since joining their trust in 2018. The school holds an incredibly inclusive ethos that celebrates its diverse school community, welcoming every child, parent/carer and staff member's differences and championing their unique abilities and cultural backgrounds. They boast a creative curriculum that ensures all children are constantly challenged and have lots of fun whilst doing so. Located a 15-minute walk from East Worthing train station, and close to regular bus routes from Brighton and Chichester the school is easy to access via public transport. A large and safe staff car park is also available to use.

Responsibilities

  • We are looking for a committed, caring and well-motivated person to join this successful and friendly school as a Teaching Assistant. This role could involve supporting small groups of children or working with individuals both in and out of the classroom, in a warm, positive and accepting way. You will be working within a supportive team in a school that is committed to inclusion, ensuring all children are respectful, safe and ready to learn. This is a full-time role starting ASAP and continuing until July, possibly longer.
  • Assist the teacher in planning and delivering age-appropriate lessons and activities that align with the National Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Curriculum.
  • Promote positive behaviour and interactions among children, helping them develop social skills, share, take turns, and express their emotions.
  • Provide one-on-one support to children with an EHCP; adapting lessons and activities to accommodate the different children's learning styles and abilities.
  • Demonstrate commitment to safeguarding, behaviour, health and safety and inclusion policies, and ensure any concerns or incidents are reported appropriately.

Requirements

  • You are available full-time, term time only.
  • You have recent experience supporting learners with SEN.
  • You have a good understanding of the EYFS curriculum and understand the principles of child development and learning processes.
  • You have basic literacy and numeracy skills, either GCSE or equivalent (National 4 or 5 qualifications in Scotland) in Maths and English.
  • You will undergo an enhanced criminal records check through the Disclosure and Barring Service or already hold a DBS Certificate that is on the Update Service.

Benefits

  • Well-behaved and respectful children.
  • A strong partnership between staff, pupils and parents/carers that allows everyone to contribute to the success of the school.
  • Diverse and inclusive school community built on a foundation of Equality and mutual respect for all.
  • Working within a professional and supportive environment with opportunities for CPD.
  • Paid a competitive daily rate.
  • Supported by a specialist education consultant who is on hand for feedback, advice, and concerns before, during and after this placement.

Why Sussex Teachers?

  • Work with an independently owned, specialist recruitment agency who are proud to offer an honest, fair, and local service that benefits both our schools and teaching team.
  • Free training and professional development opportunities once registered, with "CPD" certified Safeguarding and Child Protection in Schools training as standard.
  • Be supported by a specialist primary teaching consultant who is on hand for feedback and advice before, during and after this placement.
  • Weekly pay through "Pay As You Earn", with your income tax and National Insurance contributions deducted from your salary before you receive it. Our payroll team will calculate the correct amount of deductions, saving you additional stress and unexpected end-of-year tax bills.
  • Opportunity to "Opt-in" to Nest Pension scheme, a portable, government scheme that offers a range of investment options, including ethical and socially responsible funds. As your employer, Sussex Teachers will contribute towards your Nest pension after 3 months of service.

How to apply:

Click the 'Apply for this job' button on the ride side of this page. For more details call Kim Taylor on 01273 626800 or whatsapp on 07800 573023 for a chat about this role. 

Sussex Teachers is an equal opportunities employer and are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees and candidates are treated with respect, dignity, and fairness. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or age.

Sussex Teachers is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all of our employees to share in this commitment. Our vetting process follows the DfE's Safer Recruitment and Keeping Children Safe in Education guidelines, and these requirements will be discussed with you prior to registration.

This role does not meet the requirement for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Successful candidates will need to evidence that they have the Right to Work in the UK.

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Click the 'Apply for this job' button on the ride side of this page. For more details call Kim Taylor on 01273 626800 or whatsapp on 07800 573023 for a chat about this role.