Teaching Assistant, West Sussex

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The Weald Community School and Sixth FormWest Sussex

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Start date: March 2020
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Grade 4 Points 5 – 6, actual salary £12,132 per full year (£18,795 per annum FTE)
Contract term: Fixed Term

Up to 28 hours, 45 minutes per week, term time only (fixed term contract)

38 weeks worked per year from March 2020

We are looking for a highly motivated and committed Teaching Assistant to join our Learning Support Department from March 2020 until 17 July 2020. 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. Our three year rolling average Progress 8 results places us in the top 20% of schools nationally for progress.

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, Monday 24 February 2020. 

Interviews will be held shortly afterwards.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect 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.

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. View in Google Maps
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...