Individual Needs Assistant (temporary)

Priory SchoolEast Sussex



Individual Needs Assistant

£12,944 a year (30 hours a week, Term Time)

To start as soon as possible until July 2022

Priory is a very successful school with an excellent reputation. The school is consistently oversubscribed yet has a genuinely comprehensive intake.  The Governors of this successful school seek to appoint, a temporary Individual Needs Assistant (until July 2022).

The successful candidates will be capable and caring people, who are able to provide SEND support for students with a high level of academic and/or physical needs, in a mainstream setting. Experience with supporting student access to the mainstream secondary curriculum would be beneficial.

Manual handling training can be given. 

Desirable skills and Experience:

• Experience working with young people with additional needs in an educational setting is desirable, though not essential.

• An understanding of autism and the potential impact on learning

• A commitment to Inclusion

• An  empathetic and flexible approach

• Ability to work with the class teacher and as part of the Inclusion Team.

The hours of work are 30 hours a week term time.  The grade is Grade 3, Scale point 7, £18,562 pro rata.  The actual yearly salary is £12,944.

Full details of the post and an application form can be downloaded directly from our school website at under Menu, Join Us, Staff Vacancies. 

Please email application forms to the Personnel Officer at   

If you have not received a response within 3 weeks of the closing date then we regret that your application has not been successful. 

Closing date for completed applications:   Friday, 17th September 2021

East Sussex County Council is committed to equality of opportunity. We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will need to undertake, or currently hold, a DBS enhanced clearance for this authority.

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Priory School

East Sussex

Priory School
Mountfield RoadLewesEast SussexBN7 2XNUnited Kingdom
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