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Peripatetic Teaching Assistant for Gypsy, Roma, Traveller Pupils
  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/7935/17655
  • Published: Wed 06/10/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 09/01/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: Monday to Friday, 3 hours a morning, Term Time Only
  • Salary: £22,183 - £24,491 pro rata
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN2 3AG

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Peripatetic Teaching Assistant for Gypsy, Roma, Traveller Pupils

Job introduction

This TA role will be peripatetic working with a range of GRT pupils in EYFS settings and primary schools in Brighton and Hove.

Fixed Term initially until August 2022 but likely to be extended.

About the role

Most support will be with literacy and numeracy skills on a 1:1 or in a small group. This role will be managed by a specialist GRT teacher and full induction and bespoke training will be available.

The TA will need to be able to move around the city with flexibility to meet changing and unpredictable needs of the cohort. 

For an informal discussion, please contact Sarah Berliner, EMAS Team Leader, (01273) 292521,

CV + supporting statement

As part of your application, you will need to upload your CV and a supporting statement. Your supporting statement is the most important part of your application as it will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (CV guidance ( and Supporting statement guidance ( as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.

Work Permits: 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.


Company information

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce..