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Individual Needs Assistant (Level B)

Posted on 26 June 2020

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

Job Summary
Job reference orbis/TP/490/9195
Positions available 1
Working hours 14
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: 14, term time

Paid weeks per year: 46.94 inclusive of holiday entitlement

Start date: September 2020

Fixed term: Linked to child

Closing date: 10 July (midday)

Interview date: Week commencing 13 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

INA for a named Year 3 pupil 8.45 am- 3.15pm

This role is a job share for two days a week, ideally Thursday and Friday and will commence in September 2020.

Please note, as the INA role is for a child who has an EHCP, this aspect of the role will exist whilst the plan is in place and the pupil attends Mile Oak Primary School. 

Mile Oak Primary School is a rapidly improving and very friendly school with 509 children on roll.  We are looking to recruit a dedicated and reliable member of staff to support a delightful Year 3 child who has a physical disability. As part of this role, you will be required to carry out intimate care on a regular basis. Experience of supporting children with additional needs is essential for this position and you will work closely with the class teacher and Inclusion Manager to provide the very best education possible.

 Desirable skills, abilities and experience

  • Has an excellent understanding about the needs of children who have barriers to their learning
  • Ability to work closely with a strong supportive team, including parents and external agencies
  • Experience of delivering fine motor skills and physio therapy interventions
  • Resilient and reliable
  • Passionate about inclusion and helping children to enjoy and achieve
  • A commitment to ensuring the best possible outcomes for all children.
  • An understanding of child development and how children learn
  • Good numeracy/literacy/ICT skills
  • Ability to relate to children and adults.
  • Work flexibly, independently, and constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within these.

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

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

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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