Teaching & Learning Assistant - On-Site Learning Centre (The Bridge), Brighton and Hove

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Patcham High SchoolBrighton and Hove

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Start date: 1st September 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £14,256-£15,793 per annul
Contract term: Temporary

TEACHING & LEARNING ASSISTANT for The Bridge -  C  GRADE  – Fixed Term Contract

We are looking to appoint a C Grade innovative temporary Teaching & Learning Assistant to undertake a varied and interesting role from September 2019 until 31st August 2020. The main focus of the role will be to provide support to students at our on-site learning Centre.  Students are withdrawn from mainstream learning for a set amount of time and partake in various interventions to help them succeed at School and access all learning opportunities.

In joining Patcham High you will find a creative and supportive culture within a school that is hugely aspirational. We place great importance on positive relationships, teamwork and a ‘can do attitude’. We believe that we are at the cutting edge and, with exciting challenges ahead, this is a brilliant time to join the school.  We regularly hold staff social activities, team sports and other inclusive events throughout the year.  The city of Brighton is immensely popular with all ages, it is diverse, cosmopolitan and hosts lots of events including the Brighton Festival throughout May, Pride during August, food festivals.  It also has other attractions including the Royal Pavilion, i360, Brighton Museum and  Brighton Palace Pier.

The hours of work are 27.5 hours per week, 46 weeks per year pro rata.  This equates to 5.5 hours per day, Monday to Friday inclusive, 8.25am to 2.50pm (term time only).

The salary scale for this post is LGA Scale 5 currently £21,589-£23,836 full-time equivalent.  The pro rata salary range is £14,256-£15,793 per annum.  The actual starting salary for the successful candidate will be £14,256 per annum.  There are also opportunities to increase your salary by running lunchtime and homework clubs.

If you enjoy a challenge and are interested in joining our team, please download the application pack/application form available on our school’s website http://www.patchamhigh.brighton-hove.sch.uk/school-information-2/vacancies/   If you have any questions, please contact Elise Holmes, Headteacher’s PA who will be able to assist you either by telephone on 01273 543484, or email to eholmes@patchamhigh.org.uk 

Patcham High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check

BRIGHTON & HOVE SCHOOLS – Taking Action for Equality

We welcome applications from all parts of our community as we aspire to have a staff body that matches the social and cultural diversity of our student intake

We reserve the right to interview on application should a suitable candidate become available.

Closing date: Tuesday 16th July 2019 at 1pm

Interviews: To be confirmed 

More about Patcham High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Ladies Mile Road, Patcham, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 8PB, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1273 503908
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Based in Brighton, Patcham High School is a secondary, community school for girls and boys aged between 11 and 16. The mainstream school was founded in 1990 after Patcham Fawcett School for boys combined with Margaret Hardy School for girls. The East...