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Early Years & KS2 Teaching Assistants

Posted on 23 June 2020

  • LocationMeridian Community Primary School
  • Salary£18,065 pro rata
  • ContractFixed Term
  • Closing DateThis vacancy has closed

Job Summary
Job reference orbis/TP/490/9143
Positions available 2
Working hours 29.75
Closing date This vacancy has closed
Job category Education & Learning
Organisation Brighton & Hove City Council
Directorate BHCC: External

Job introduction

Grade: Single Status Grade 3

Hours per week: 29.75, term time

Paid weeks per year: 46 inclusive of holiday entitlement

Start date: September 2020

Fixed term: 1 Year until August 2021

Closing date: 3 July (midday)

Interview date: Week commencing 6 July 

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

Roderick Avenue North, Peacehaven, BN10 8BZ, email:

For further information contact the school office on (01273) 584212

Please ensure you apply with ESCC application form attached below.


About the role

We are looking for enthusiastic and high motivated people to join us at Meridian Community Primary School as Teaching Assistants in the Early Years and Key Stage Two.

The successful candidate will:

  • enjoy working with and caring for children
  • be highly motivated and keen to learn
  • be willing to work effectively as part of a team

We can offer you:

  • children that are enthusiastic and eager to learn
  • a strong, supportive and committed staff team
  • opportunities to develop your professional skills

If you are a  graduate that is thinking about becoming a teacher and you would like the opportunity to have paid work experience in a school before applying for teacher training, this would be a chance for you to gain valuable experience to support your application for teacher training.  For the right person, we may be able to offer support for you to complete your teacher training through a graduate teacher training programme the following year.

Visits are currently not possible but please do visit our school website

For application forms and information packs please contact the school office.


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

Brighton & Hove City Council is advertising on behalf of the school and is not the employer in this case.

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

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.



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