House Assistant, East Sussex

Closing date:

Priory SchoolEast Sussex
Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £17,519 - £18,226Term time only plus 5 days in the holidays
Contract term: Permanent




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:

An individual who has the skills and qualities that will support the emotional, behavioural, social and learning needs of our students. 

Excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to work under pressure and a commitment to team working are essential. Experience of working with children and the ability to connect and communicate effectively with them is vital.

In order to enjoy this role, you will need to be assertive, patient and feel passionate about working with young people and their families. We are seeking a hardworking, resilient and highly approachable individual who shares our vision.  Supporting the emotional needs of our students, maximising their potential and promoting good attendance, punctuality, presentation and behaviour is a priority in this role.


This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic candidate who enjoys the challenge of working with secondary age children and inspiring them to be the best they can be. 

This position is for 37 hours a week term time plus an extra 5 days. The salary is Single Status grade 6, Points 14 - 16, £19,946 to £20,751 pro-rata, actual salary £17,519 to £18,226 a year.

Closing date for receipt of applications: Monday, 16 December 2019 at 9.00 a.m.

Interview date: Friday, 20 December 2019

Full details of the post and an application form can be downloaded directly from our school website at under 'staff vacancies' They are also available from Personnel at Priory School, Mountfield Road, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 2XN. Telephone: 01273 476231 extension 211 or email:

Please return application forms to the Personnel Officer at the above address or email  Please note that if you have not received a response within 3 weeks of the closing date then we regret that your application has not been successful.

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.

More about Priory School
Address: Mountfield Road, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 2XN, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1273 476231