Teaching Assistant (SEN TA) - Horsham

Horsham, West Sussex, England
£13826 - £15342 per annum
10 Nov 2016
08 Dec 2016
Bryony Long
Contract Type
Full Time

Teaching Assistant (SEN TA) - Horsham

£13,826 to £15,342 per annum

Full time

Maternity cover (1 year contract), starting January 2017

This is a job to brighten these dark days... This is the job at the top of your Christmas wish list. This is the opportunity to join a highly regarded and OFSTED outstanding support team in a warm and welcoming school in central Horsham. If you dream of supporting learning in a creative and interactive manner and aspire to change the lives of primary aged learners then this is the job/role for you!

This school has been commended/recognised for being one of the most dynamic and forward thinking schools in West Sussex. The school have gone great lengths to change its fortune and as a result have gone from 'requires improvement' to good with elements of outstanding in a frightening small amount of time. The Children love there school and as a result of the fun and interactive learning offered, students are above average in all core subjects by Year 6. This position is a full time TA role supporting learning on a 1:1, small group and whole class basis throughout KS1 & 2 for this wonderful 3 form primary school. This position is a maternity cover and is guaranteed for 1 year starting January 2017. This is a fabulous opportunity for newly established TA's growing/developing their experience or experienced TA's seeking career progression opportunities, this school have a brilliant team ethos and will welcome all new additions with open arms.


  • Full time/Long term teaching assistant role
  • Team Teach training provided by Randstad Education or the school
  • Modern resources and equipment including interactive whiteboards and ipads
  • Superb and spacious classrooms and grounds
  • There is lots of room for progression in the roles, from senior teaching assistant to skill development and other areas to branch into (therapies, inclusion support etc.)

All applicants for this position must have the following requirements to be considered:

  • Any experience level will be considered, ideal candidates will be flexible, resilient and have a positive approach to supporting learners (direct SEN experience is not essential)
  • Relevant experience/Knowledge of the UK curriculum
  • Eligibility to work in the UK


  • Supporting KS1- KS2 learners on a 1:1, small group and classroom basis
  • Communicating with parents and carers over pupils' progress and participating in departmental meetings, parents' evenings and whole school training events

If you want to know more about this fabulous opportunity or wish to send us your application then please don't hesitate to apply now.

This role is open to receiving applications over the next week. Within a week of the closing date, appropriate applicants will begin a three-stage interview process, after which shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend the final stage of the interview process with appropriate school leadership.