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Northease Manor School

Teaching Assistant

Northease Manor School are looking to recruit three Teaching Assistants. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing school at an exciting time.

Personal attributes



and training

  GCSE or equivalent level, including at least a Grade 4 (previously Grade C) in English and Maths

  First-aid training, or willingness to complete it



  Experience working in a school environment or other educational setting

  Experience working with children / young people

  Experience planning and delivering learning activities

  Experience of planning and leading teaching and learning activities (under supervision)


Skills and knowledge

  Good literacy and numeracy skills

  Good organisational skills

  Ability to build effective working relationships with pupils and adults

  Skills and expertise in understanding the needs of all pupils

  Knowledge of how to help adapt and deliver support to meet individual needs

  Subject and curriculum knowledge relevant to the role, and ability to apply this effectively in supporting teachers and pupils

  Excellent verbal communication skills

  Active listening skills

  The ability to remain calm in stressful situations

  Knowledge of guidance and requirements around safeguarding children

  Good ICT skills, particularly using ICT to support learning

  Understanding of roles and responsibilities within the classroom and whole school context


Personal qualities

  Enjoyment of working with children

  Sensitivity and understanding, to help build good relationships with pupils

  A commitment to getting the best outcomes for all pupils, and promoting the ethos and values of the school

  Commitment to maintaining confidentiality at all times

  Commitment to safeguarding pupil’s wellbeing and equality

  Resilient, positive, forward looking and enthusiastic about making a difference

  Capacity to inspire, motivate and challenge children and young people


Salary & Benefits

FTE £19,650 (£14,586 pro-rata)


Northease Manor School
East Sussex

Supporting documents

Deadline and how to apply

Closing date: Monday 29th August 
Applications may be submitted electronically or in hard copy to: recruitment@northease.co.uk

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