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Individual Needs Assistant/MDSA (Level B)

Posted on 21 June 2019

  • LocationWest Hove Infant School
  • Salary£18,795 - £19,171 pro rata term time and part time
  • ContractFixed Term
  • Closing DateApply by 1 July 2019

Job Summary
Job reference orbis/TP/489/2563
Positions available 1
Working hours 21.25
Closing date 1 July 2019
Job category Education & Learning
Organisation Brighton & Hove City Council
Directorate BHCC: External

Job introduction

Grade:  Scale 3 : £18,795 – 19,171 per annum, pro rata

Hours per week:  21.25 hours per week: INA: Mon-Fri 8.45am – 12 noon; MDSA: 12 noon – 1pm

Paid weeks per year:  46.2 

Start date:  September 2019

Fixed term for: 12 months

Closing date:  1 July 2019 (midday)

Interview date: 8 July 2019

Completed application forms accepted by email/post direct to the school address:  West Hove Infant School, School Road, Hove, East Sussex, BN3 5JA

For further information contact the school office on: Tel:  01273 733386  Fax: 01273 323867  Email:


About the role

The Governors wish to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic Individual Needs Assistant, 5 mornings per week, to give one to one support in the class. 

You will be working one to one with pupils who display a range of needs including very challenging behaviour and/or complex, physical, medical and cognitive needs.

You may also be asked to support the class more generally during your working hours, including working with small groups.

The Midday Supervisor post will also be part of this role.

Previous experience of working in an infant/primary school setting is essential.

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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