Individual Needs Assistant (Level B) with MDSA duty
  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/490/27410
  • Published: Sat 17/09/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 03/10/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 30 per week
  • Salary: £21269 - £21695 pro rata
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Rudyard Kipling Primary School & Nursery, Brighton

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Individual Needs Assistant (Level B) with MDSA duty

Job introduction

Paid weeks per year: 47.15 inclusive of holiday entitlement

INA 27.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday (flexible start time)

MDSA - 2.5 hours per week (12:30 - 1:00pm) 

Fixed term: Until 31st August 2023 - linked to EHCPs

Start date: As soon as possible

The Governors of Rudyard Kipling Primary School and Nursery wish to appoint a charismatic, highly motivated and nurturing INA / MDSA on a fixed term basis. This post is to support children with additional needs and in receipt of an EHCP, therefore this post is dependent on their placements at our school.

Previous experience in supporting children with complex needs in a primary setting is essential.

About the role

We are looking for a special person who is:

  • A brilliant practitioner who loves to engage and inspire young minds inside the classroom and out
  • Have a wide range of skills and knowledge in supporting children with complex needs
  • Possesses high expectations for every child
  • Embraces a culture of continuous improvement, always wishing to develop your practice
  • Recognises the importance of establishing positive relationships with every child in your class
  • Acknowledges every child for the individual they are and teach them accordingly
  • Have a nurturing philosophy at the heart of your practice
  • A strong team player
  • Possesses the desire to contribute to the school beyond the classroom

We can offer you:

  • A supportive induction process
  • Opportunities for you to develop your practice
  • A school which has nurture at the heart of everything we do
  • A friendly, dedicated and caring staff team
  • Amazing children, who are proud and respectful of their school
  • A lively, vibrant, face paced and energetic environment
  • Wonderful school grounds, Forest School and access to the beautiful countryside for outdoor learning

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.

Please note that we do not accept a Curriculum Vitae as a form of application.  The job pack and application form are available to download from  Alternatively, please email .

We reserve the right to interview earlier than the date below should we receive a suitable application.

Closing date: 9am, Monday 3rd October

Interview date: Thursday 6th October (time to be confirmed)

How to apply: Completed application forms accepted by email/post direct to the school office: Chalkland Rise, Woodingdean, BN2 6RH,

Telephone: 01273 303328


Additional information

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.

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The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Brighton & Hove Schools do not accept CV or resume.

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