Teaching Assistant, West Sussex

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The Weald Community School and Sixth FormWest Sussex

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Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: Grade 4 Points 5-6, actual salary £12,132 pa (£18,795 pa full time)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Up to 28 hours 45 mins per week, term time only

Two vacancies - one fixed term position and one permanent position.

38 weeks worked per year

We are looking for two highly motivated and committed Teaching Assistants to join our Learning Support Department as soon as possible, one position on a fixed term contract until 17 July 2020 and the other on a permanent contract. Successful candidates will need to be well qualified as they will be supporting students in a range of different key stages and curriculum areas.  Good literacy skills and numeracy are essential.

The Weald is an outstanding, high achieving, popular and oversubscribed 11-18 comprehensive school, situated in the heart of the West Sussex countryside, 10 minutes from Horsham, 35 minutes from Guildford and Brighton, and an hour by train to London. The school has an excellent record of academic and pastoral achievement and we pride ourselves in creating a caring and respectful ethos where every child is important. The school was judged to be ‘Outstanding in all areas’ by Ofsted. Progress 8 results consistently place us in the top 10% of schools nationally.

An application pack is available from our website www.theweald.org.uk To apply, please download and complete the application form and return it to jobs@theweald.org.uk

Closing date: 10am, Friday 5 July 2019  

Please note that interviews will be held on: Friday 12 July 2019

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

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More about The Weald Community School and Sixth Form
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Station Road, Billingshurst, West Sussex, RH14 9RY, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1403 787200
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“This is an outstanding school” (Ofsted 2013)

The Weald School is an 11-18 mixed comprehensive with around 1,700 students. This includes a thriving Sixth Form of about 320 students. Our students are at the heart of all that we do. The Weald is a warm...