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Teaching Assistant (Level B)/MDSA (Level A)

Posted on 17 May 2019

  • LocationBrunswick Primary School
  • Salary£18,795 - £19,171 pro rata (TA); £17,364 - £18,426 pro rata (MDSA)
  • ContractPermanent
  • Closing DateThis vacancy has closed

Job Summary
Job reference orbis/TP/490/1721
Positions available 1
Working hours 30
Closing date This vacancy has closed
Job category Support Staff - Education
Organisation Brighton & Hove City Council
Directorate BHCC: External

Job introduction

Grade: Scale 3 (TA); Scale 1/2 (MDSA)

Hours per week: 25 + 5 hours MDSA duties

Paid weeks per year: (term time only) 46.2 (TA); 42.8 (MDSA) inclusive of holiday entitlement

Start date: September 2019

Closing date: 31 May (midday)

Interview date: 10 June

Completed application forms accepted by email/post direct to the school address:

Somerhill Road, Hove, BN3 1RP

For further information contact the school office on (01273) 711816


About the role

We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly committed Teaching Assistant/MDSA to join our team of forward-thinking, energetic and creative staff.

The successful candidate will have a flexible approach, be willing to take on new ideas and initiatives and will have the following qualities:

  • A full commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils
  • An enthusiasm for enabling children to reach their full potential
  • Excellent Literacy and Numeracy skills
  • The ability to use their own initiative and work well as part of a team

Experience of working with as a general class TA and as one to one support with individual children would be an advantage.

For further information and to request an application pack please contact the School Business Manager, Tel: 01273 711816 or email

You may also download an application pack from our school website, clicking on the ‘Vacancies’ tab at:

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

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.

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.


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