Teaching Assistant (TA2), East Sussex

Closing date:

Gildredge HouseEast Sussex

Date posted:
Start date: Immediately
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: GBP £14,093 per year
Contract term: Permanent

TEACHING ASSISTANT (TA2)

CLOSING DATE : Monday 30th March 2020 at 09.00am

START DATE: As soon as possible

INTERVIEWS: To be confirmed, likely to be Thursday 2nd April 2020

HOURS OF WORK: Full Time 35 hours per week, Term time only (36.4 weeks, plus an additional week of inset, plus 5.6 weeks paid holiday.)  Total of 43 weeks

We are looking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the post of Teaching Assistant in our Senior School.

Our ‘Good’ Ofsted judgement (November 2018) was only the start of the story. The challenge is to sustain and improve this judgement through every aspect of Gildredge House as it grows to full capacity in September 2019.

At Gildredge House each individual is known and valued. Students are inspired to discover their passions and realise their academic potential.  You will join a strong team of inspirational teachers and teaching assistants in an exciting environment where learning is fun. If you are an imaginative and dynamic practitioner - with the capability of engaging and enthusing all students and the belief that everyone can succeed - we want to hear from you.

As a Teaching Assistant at Gildredge House you will need the flexibility and skills to work within one of our primary or senior school classes, providing appropriate support to the children and staff team in delivering the curriculum.  You will also make a full and dynamic contribution to the Lower School and its extra-curricular activities. 


Gildredge House offers:

• continuity of education for boys and girls aged 4-19

• an expectation of high academic standards leading to Sixth Form studies

• strong discipline

• excellent pastoral care

• a broad range of extra-curricular activities

• parent and community involvement


Our school motto: 'Aspire'

• Do you want to be part of a school where your contribution is valued and celebrated? 

• Would you like to support children with high aspirations who are keen to learn?

• Do you want to join a staff team that is diverse, collegiate and respected?


Starting Salary: £14,093.00 pa pro rata (£17,089 FTE) which equates to Grade 3 point 7 on the Support Staff Pay Scale for 2019-2020. You would be required to work 43 weeks per year (includes 36.4 weeks of term-time plus 1 week of INSET plus 5.6 weeks’ paid holiday), and 35 hours per week. 

If you are interested in the position please complete the Application for Employment and References & Monitoring Form and return to careers@gildredgehouse.org.uk by 09.00am on Monday 30th March 2020 at 09.00am


If you wish to discuss the post further, please contact the Acting Head of Individual Learning: Miss Jemma Graffham:   j.graffham@gildredgehouse.org.uk.  Tel: 01323 400650 Address and Registered Office: Gildredge House, Compton Place Road, Eastbourne BN20 8AB


Gildredge House is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All offers of employment with the school are subject to pre-employment checks, which will include, but are not exhaustive of References, Health, Right to Work in UK, and a satisfactory Enhanced DBS with Children’s Barred List check.




















More about Gildredge House
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 19 years
Address: Compton Place Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN20 8AB, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1323 400650
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