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

Posted on 16 June 2020

  • LocationElm Grove Primary
  • Salary£18,795 - £19,171 pro rata
  • ContractPermanent
  • Closing DateThis vacancy has closed

Job Summary
Job reference orbis/TP/490/8956
Positions available 1
Working hours 27.5 + 2.5 MDSA duties
Closing date This vacancy has closed
Job category Education & Learning
Organisation Brighton & Hove City Council
Directorate BHCC: External

Job introduction

Grade: Scale 3 (TA); Scale 1/2 £17,942.36 - £18,426 pro rata (MDSA)

Hours per week: 27.5 TA &  2.5 MDSA duties

Paid weeks per year: 46.94/ 47.78 TA & 43.60/44.29 MDSA depending on experience/ years service (inclusive of holiday entitlement)

Start date: September 2020

Closing date: 2 July 

Interview date: 8 July

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

Elm Grove, Brighton, BN2 3ES, email:

For further information contact the school office on (01273) 708004


About the role

Elm Grove Primary School requires an enthusiastic, committed Teaching Assistant from Monday to Friday, 8.45 am to 3.15pm

You will be required to work at the school, currently in KS2, providing support with individuals, small groups and general assistance in the classroom. You will also join our lunchtime supervision team on a separate contract, working 2.5 hours per week on an MDSA rate (NJC Scale 1/2)

Elm Grove is a thriving primary school with a dedicated and professional staff.  We have an excellent reputation for our inclusive practices and are proud of the positive ethos and good relationships that exist in our school. The successful candidate would be expected to make strong contributions towards this important aspect of the school's community.

We are not currently able to offer visits to the school. However, our school website can be viewed on:

Further information and an application pack can be obtained from the School Office or by e-mail

Closing date: Thursday 2nd July 2020 (midnight)

Interview date: Wednesday 8th July 2020. NB These are likely to take place remotely.

If you do not hear from us please assume that you have not been shortlisted for interview.

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 Visas and Immigration (UKVI) 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.

Brighton & Hove Schools - Taking Action for Equality

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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