Teaching Assistant vacancy


We are seeking to appoint a motivated, committed, creative and caring TA to join our successful and friendly school in the Autumn Term.


Position:   Teaching Assistant including lunchtime supervisor role
Salary/Grade:   West Sussex Grade 3 or 4 depending on experience
Hours:   30.5 hrs per week, Term Time Only plus 3 INSET days
               8.30am to 3pm Monday to Friday, Full time or Part Time possibility

The position involves:
• Working closely with teachers to raise standards and help each pupil make good progress
• Working with individuals and groups of children both in and outside of the classroom, under the direction of a teacher or SENDCo
• Running intervention programmes for groups or individual children
• Supporting class teachers with classroom management issues e.g. setting up activities, clearing away materials, preparing resources, mounting and displaying children's work. 
The successful candidate will ideally:
• Have an NVQ Level 2 or similar qualification
• Have experience of running intervention or support programmes
• Have experience in supporting vulnerable children
The successful candidate will:
• Have good English and numeracy skills
• Have a commitment to the inclusion and success of all children
• Work well as part of a team and on their own
• Be flexible and accommodating to the needs of the school and children
We offer:
• A happy and purposeful working environment with a strong ethos of rights and respect for each other
• Experienced and supportive colleagues
• Enthusiastic children who are happy, responsive and keen to learn
• Positive parents and Governors
• Professional development
We warmly encourage you to visit our school to meet the children and staff. Please telephone the school to arrange a mutually convenient appointment.
Pound Hill Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any successful application will be subject to an Enhanced DBS, health assessment and satisfactory references.
Application closing date: 9/9/2022
Interview date: TBC
In compliance with Safer Recruitment guidelines, CVs cannot be accepted and you will need to complete an Application Form to be considered for this position.
To apply please email the completed applicaton form to