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Teaching Assistant and Lunchtime Activity Leader (Level B)
  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/490/29324
  • Published: Fri 25/11/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 06/01/2023, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 32.5 per week
  • Salary: £23194 - £23620 pro rata
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Saltdean Primary School, Saltdean

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Teaching Assistant and Lunchtime Activity Leader (Level B)

Job introduction

Paid weeks per year: 46.94 (inclusive of holiday entitlement)

Hours: 8:15am to 3:15pm Monday to Friday including 30mins for lunch

Start date: January/February 2023

About the post:

We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed teaching assistant to join our team, initially in the Early Years. The vacancy presents an exciting opportunity for the successful candidates to work in a forward-thinking, supportive and inclusive school. The role will involve supporting learning and teaching in the classroom and across the year group; preparing and organising resources and activities; and providing meaningful and positive play at lunchtimes.

The successful candidate will have good interpersonal skills and a calm approach to working with children and with other adults. We are looking for someone who is cheerful, lively, reliable, flexible and hard working. Previous experience of working in the Early Years would be highly desirable.

We are looking for someone who:

  • has appropriate experience in a primary school setting, particularly in the Early Years Foundation Stage;
  • has an unwavering belief in supporting children to achieve their best;
  • enjoys sharing ideas and working collaboratively as part of an effective team;
  • actively works in partnership with others.

About the role

About our school:

Saltdean Primary School is a warm, friendly, inclusive school in a beautiful setting, close to the sea and the South Downs. Our children are respectful, friendly and confident and are enthusiastic learners. Staff are committed to securing the best for each and every child and always go the ‘extra mile’ to ensure the quality of learning is high.  Parents and governors are highly valued and play a welcome role in learning and the life of the school.

We are proud to offer:

  • A vibrant and supportive school community
  • Enthusiastic, friendly and well-behaved children
  • Hardworking, dedicated and supportive staff
  • Positive relationships with parents and carers
  • A commitment to continuing professional development

Saltdean Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to have an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

As you will have supplied a recent application form, please email John Maxwell on or before the closing date to express your interest in the role, and to add any information from the period since your last application to the school which you would like to be considered as part of this application.

Closing date: 9am, Friday 6th January 2023

Interview date: To be confirmed

How to apply: Completed application forms accepted by email/post direct to the school office: Chiltington Way, Saltdean, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 8HB,

Telephone: 01273 303358


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.