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Job details
Employer Varndean School
Location Brighton and Hove
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017

Varndean School in Brighton requires an enthusiastic, committed and outstanding Teaching Assistant. The successful applicant would be expected to provide in-class support to students with a range of special educational needs as well as some withdrawal interventions.

The Individual Learning Support area is a busy and productive part of the School and has a vibrant team of experienced leaders and support staff. The successful applicant would be expected to provide an appropriate level of support across the school. Although not essential, this post may be of interest to an applicant who has an interest in:

  • Supporting students on the Autistic Spectrum, or
  • Those whom are qualified to assess for access arrangements, or  
  • Had experience of delivering reading and spelling interventions

The school is seeking to appoint 2 full time (30 hours per week) and 1 part-time (15 hours per week) Teaching Assistants to start in September 2017. 

Please see the job description for full details. If you are interested in joining us, please complete the application form and send/e-mail it, with a covering letter, to Hilary Goldsmith, Director of Finance and Operations, Varndean School. Email: 

The closing date is 8am on Monday, 3rd July and the interviews are currently scheduled for Thursday 6th July. The school reserves the right to interview suitable candidates in advance of that date where appropriate.

Salary: NJC Grade 5 (B&H Level C). The post is term-time only, 30 hours a week, so the actual annual salary range is: £14,884 - £16,323.The part time actual salary range is £7,442 - £8,162. 

Varndean School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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. 

The successful candidate will be subject to a DBS check.

About the employer

Information about Varndean School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Community
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 16 years
Denomination Non-denominational
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Balfour Road
East Sussex
United Kingdom
+44 1273 564614