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Individual Needs Assistant

Peacehaven Heights Primary SchoolEast Sussex

INDIVIDUAL NEEDS ASSISTANT  REQUIRED

Peacehaven Heights Primary School & Nursery is situated on the coast about 6 miles east of Brighton and is one of three primary schools in the area that are all PFI schools. This rapidly improving school currently has an Interim Executive Board (IEB) in place to provide expertise, support and capacity to the school.

Peacehaven Heights is larger than average with a Nursery in house. It is a split site school and is two form entry. The school is very popular, currently on roll, there are approximately 380 pupils, including Nursery. Our pupils are delightful, behave well and are excited about their learning.

The Headteacher and IEB are looking to appoint an Individual Needs Assistant to work Monday - Friday 8.30-3.15pm  (with a 30 minute unpaid lunch break) and to be part of our committed, professional team.  The successful candidate will ideally hold a relevant qualification or be working towards one, have experience of working with children and be sensitive towards the needs of the children and their families.  Your starting salary will be subject to pro rata as the above position is part-time, term-time only.

Preference will be given to someone who can offer:

- energy and creativity and love of learning 

- high expectations and a positive approach to challenge

- a willingness to work as part of a team

- a  willingness to interact with children across the full primary age range

- a commitment to all children, whatever their needs

- a commitment to work with parents/carers as appropriate

Closing date is Midday 15th December 2021

Interviews Thursday 16th December 2021

The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory completion of all pre-employment requirements.  Your starting salary will be subject to pro rata as the above position is part-time, term-time only. 

If you are interested in applying for this role please complete an application form.  Please note we do not accept CV's. 

The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory completion of all pre-employment requirements.

Visits to the schools are warmly welcomed and encouraged.  Please call  Angela Rowe, our School Business Manager, or email office@peacehaven.e-sussex.sch.uk

Additional Information

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 Border Agency's Point-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.

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.  All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau).  For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

Equal Opportunities

East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer.  We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age.  All applications are treated on merit.


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