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Teaching Assistant

Teaching Personnel

£10 - 12 per hour


Permanent | Full Time



Teaching Assistant

Start: ASAP

Contract: Permanent, part time

Salary: £14,387 – £14,674 (Actual)

Hours: 30.4 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 8:25 am to 3:15 pm (45- minute unpaid break per day), Term time only, 47.15 paid weeks per year

Teaching Personnel work in partnership with a mixed secondary school located in Hove, graded ‘GOOD’ by Ofsted.  The SEND department within the school is looking to appoint a highly motivated, enthusiastic, and committed Teaching Assistant ASAP to join the SEND team and contribute to the development of their Cullum Centre (Resourced Provision for students with a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Condition).

As an experienced Teaching Assistant in this area, you will possess a commitment for inclusion, a passion for overcoming barriers to learning and a belief that through working with children and young people we can maximise their potential to lead happy, healthy and fulfilled lives. You will show initiative, good communication skills and an aptitude for supporting students with ASC.

The school utilise a system of key workers, where a member of the team has a small group of students for whom they are the main SEND point of contact, with the aim to try to get to know the whole student and establish a positive, productive working relationship.

The successful candidate will understand that ASC is a spectrum, meaning that the needs of individuals are also on a spectrum and will not be identical. Also desirable will be relevant experience in supporting students with a range of needs including: Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs (SEMH), Speech and Language needs, SpLD (Dyslexia/Dyspraxia) and English as an Additional Language (EAL).

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ’s on the Teaching Personnel website for details.
All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
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