Teaching Assistant (SEN TA) - Brighton & Hove

Brighton, East Sussex, England
£13826 - £15342 per annum
14 Oct 2016
11 Nov 2016
Bryony Long
Contract Type
Full Time

Teaching Assistant (SEN TA) - Brighton & Hove

£13,826 to £15,342 per annum

Full time

Starting October 2016 (For the remainder of the academic year)

Do you live to inspire and engage the younger generation? Do you want to support learning in a creative, fun and interactive manner? Do you dream of working with mixed ability learners in a school with a strong community ethos? This is a once and a life time opportunity, please don't hesitate in applying today.

This bright and spacious SEN School in Sunny Brighton is looking for a engaging and inspiring TA to join there team in October 2016. This is a long term position, 5 days a week- term time only guaranteed until July 2017.

The school in question is a community part residential school with a truly inspiring family ethos that supports learners between the ages of 7 and 19years. The school welcomes learners with Profound and multiple learning disabilities to severe or moderate learning disabilities. At present the school educates approx. 70 pupils (boys and girls) in mixed aged classrooms. Learning is centred around the individual child and every opportunity is taken to offer a education inclusive of their spiritual educational and pastoral needs. The school is situated on acres upon acres of land and has top of the range facilities including hydrotherapy pools, soft play areas and sensory rooms. The school is highly regarded and respected in the local county/community and for this reason run an extremely successful outreach program.

Interview date: 20/10/2016 so please don't delay and apply now!


  • Long term Teaching Assistant role (guaranteed until July 2017)
  • 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 with SEN (direct SEN experience is not essential)
  • Relevant experience/Knowledge of UK SEN settings (desirable)
  • Own Transport- Due to locality of the school
  • Eligibility to work in the UK


  • Supporting KS1- KS4 SEN 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, interviews will take place on 20/10/2016!

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.