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Teaching Assistant (Level C)

Posted on 25 June 2020

  • LocationCardinal Newman Catholic School
  • Salary£21,589 - £23,836 pro rata
  • ContractPermanent
  • Closing DateThis vacancy has closed

Job Summary
Job reference orbis/TP/490/9186
Positions available 1
Working hours 32.5
Closing date This vacancy has closed
Job category Education & Learning
Organisation Brighton & Hove City Council
Directorate BHCC: External

Job introduction

Teaching Assistant

Level C – 32.5 hours per week,
Term Time only,
Permanent Contract,
NJC Scale 5
Actual starting salary – £17,118

11-18 Voluntary-Aided, Catholic Comprehensive School

The Governors wish to appoint a motivated, enthusiastic and committed Teaching Assistant to join our team. The ideal candidate will have Experience of supporting and understanding students with Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs and with other types of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND), as described in the SEND Code of Practice 2014.



About the role

•An understanding of SEMH, together with knowledge and experience of the interventions and strategies that can support students with SEMH needs.

•An ability to demonstrate excellent literacy and numeracy skills

•The ability to relate well, empathise and support students and young people who may demonstrate challenging behaviour 

•Good communication skills and be adaptable, flexible and keen to support progress in learning

•The ability to work within a team and independently

•First Aid training or the willingness to train would be an advantage

Closing Date for applications:  6 July 2020 at 10.00am

Interviews due to take place:  To Be Confirmed

To apply for this position, please send the completed documents below:

  • Application Form
  • Recruitment Monitoring Form
  • Rehabilitation of Offenders Form

by email to

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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