Teaching Assistant 3 (Little Common School)

Job details
Employer Little Common School
Location Bexhill-on-sea
Contract type Permanent
Closing Date 21 Jan 2019

Hours of work: 28.75 hours per weekWorking pattern: Part-time, Term-time only(As the position is part-time and term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)

Closing date: Monday 21 January 2019, middayInterview date: Wednesday 6 February 2019

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:Little Common SchoolShepherds CloseBexhill On SeaTN39 4SQ

Phone: 01424 842297Email: personnel@littlecommon.e-sussex.sch.ukWebsite: www.littlecommon.e-sussex.sch.uk Please note, we do not accept CVs.

About the Role

Little Common School is a large well resourced primary school on the outskirts of Bexhill.

We are a friendly and supportive school full of children who love to learn and an experienced staff team who enjoy sharing skills and providing an excellent education for pupils.

We currently have a vacancy for a TA3 in EYFS. The role will involve class cover, therefore experience in Nursery or Foundation Stage is preferred. However, excellent applicants with experience in other phases are welcome to apply.We are a Thrive school and an interest in this nurturing approach is important.

You must be able to follow school policies and procedures for a consistent approach to support children's learning and school safety.

Working hours will be:Monday-Friday 8.35am-3:20pm (28.75 hpw) term time only.Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and can be arranged by contacting Sue Cherry on 01424 842297 ext 202

The salary for this role is pro rata to the weeks (46) and hours (28.75) of the contract.Please note that applications must be received on a standard East Sussex County Council application form which is available with the job pack at www.littlecommon.e-sussex.sch.uk/vacanciesPlease return application forms to personnel@littlecommon.e-sussex.sch.uk

Please note we cannot not accept CVs.

Additional information

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.  This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.

This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018. The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision.  Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations. If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted. 

Equal opportunities

East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.  This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.

This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018. The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision.  Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations. If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted. 

East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.