Individual Needs Assistant, East Sussex

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Ark Little Ridge Primary AcademyEast Sussex

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Start date: 1st September 2017
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £15,470 pro rata, £8.24 per hour (Actual Salary £11,039)
Contract term: Fixed Term

Ark Little Ridge Primary Academy

Ark Hastings Primary Academies - Ark Blacklands and Ark Little Ridge – are popular and over-subscribed schools in the heart of Hastings.  As part of the Ark schools network we are committed to making sure that every child has access to a great education and real choices in life. We know that great schools need great teaching staff, which is why we offer you the very best training and support at every stage of your career.

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated Individual Needs Assistant at Ark Little Ridge Primary for a fixed term post until July 2018 initially, supporting a child in Reception Year. This role will involve helping to implement work programmes for the child, assisting in planning and the management and preparation of resources. We can offer you a friendly, supportive school and opportunities for professional development.

The successful candidate will:

  • have experience of working with primary aged children
  • have experience of working with children with SEND
  • have experience of Makaton & providing visual resources
  • have experience of supporting children with risk awareness
  • have skills in Speech and Language
  • have good literacy and mathematical skills
  • be hard working and adaptable to change
  • ideally have a secure understanding and knowledge of observing children’s learning

If you have a passion for education, we can offer you support and challenge to develop further. By joining the Ark schools network you will gain access to an exclusive range of benefits including comprehensive CPD, training and best-practice sharing opportunities, reduced gym membership, large retail discounts as well as the unique opportunity to apply for international exchanges and other scholarship prospects.

Interested in this exciting opportunity? If you have any questions and would like to arrange a visit please contact Mrs H Zebedee on 01424 752266, or email to arrange a visit to the school.

For any technical queries, please contact the central recruitment team on 0203 116 6345 or email

To apply please go to
The closing date for applications is 11 am on Monday 14th August 2017.

Location: Hastings
Contract: Fixed Term until July 2018
Hours: 30 hours per week, Monday to Friday, term time only
Interviews: Thursday 17th August 2017
Ark Blacklands and Ark Little Ridge Primary Academies are committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.

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More about Ark Little Ridge Primary Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Little Ridge Avenue, St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex, TN37 7LR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1424 752266
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Ark Little Ridge Primary Academy is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational community primary school without nursery situated in St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex.

At Ark Little Ridge, everything we do is underpinned by our “RIDGE” values; Rigour, I...