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Individual Needs Assistant (Level B)

Posted on 19 June 2020

  • LocationMile Oak Primary School
  • Salary£18,795 - £19,171 pro rata
  • ContractFixed Term
  • Closing DateThis vacancy has closed

Job Summary
Job reference orbis/TP/490/9022
Positions available 1
Working hours 27.5
Closing date This vacancy has closed
Job category Education & Learning
Organisation Brighton & Hove City Council
Directorate BHCC: External

Job introduction

Grade: Scale 3

Hours per week: 27.5, term time

Paid weeks per year: 46.94 inclusive of holiday entitlement

Start date: September 2020

Fixed term for: Duration of child’s attendance at Mile Oak Primary School

Closing date: 3 July (midday)

Interview date: Week commencing 6 July 

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

Graham Avenue, Portslade, BN41 2WN, email:

For further information contact the school office on (01273) 294880


About the role

27.5 hours per week 8.45am – 3.15pm. This is based in a Year 4 class

Mile Oak Primary School is a friendly and inclusive school with 509 children on roll.  We are very close to main bus routes.

We are looking to recruit an Individual Needs Assistant to support a delightful child.  As this position is for a child who has an EHCP, this role will be in place whilst the child attends our school.

Experience of supporting children with autism or speech and communication needs is essential and you will work closely with the class teacher and Inclusion Manager to provide the very best education possible.

An important message from the pupil!

Hi, I am seven and have autism. Some of my favourite things are snakes, Halfords and B and Q! I’d like someone kind, funny and happy who loves school to help me to get better at forward rolls, flossing and laminating.

 Desirable skills, abilities and experience 

  • An excellent understanding about the needs of children who have autism
  • Ability to work closely with a strong supportive team, including parents and external agencies
  • Resilient and reliable
  • Experience of implementing the Just Right (or similar) programme
  • Passionate about inclusion and helping children to enjoy and achieve
  • A commitment to ensuring the best possible outcomes for all children.
  • Good numeracy/literacy/ICT skills
  • Ability to relate to children and adults.
  • Work flexibly and independently and also constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within these.

Please note that we do not accept a Curriculum Vitae as a form of application.  The job pack and application form are available to download from:

For more information, you can speak to the Headteacher, Luke Lording by phoning 01273 294880 or email:

Our school is committed to inclusion and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The school expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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.

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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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