This job expired on 22 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    22 October 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    24 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
Working pattern
Full time
Monday - Friday, 08.00 - 15.00, 40 hours per week
Contract type
Fixed term (Until 31/08/22)
£19,312 -£22,183 Pro rata for TTO

Job summary

A rare opportunity has arisen to join our innovative and ambitious support team as a Graduate Teaching Assistant.

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated Graduate Teaching Assistant on a fixed-term basis. This role will involve helping to implement work programmes for individual and groups of children, assisting in planning and the management/preparation of resources, which could include some specialist knowledge in particular areas. The successful applicant will also provide cover for whole classes under a system of supervision for 30% of the employed time throughout the school year, and lunchtime cover.

It is essential that applicants have previous experience working with children. Previous experience of working in a Teaching Assistant role is desirable.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
School size
366 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Contact phone number
01424 444046

About Ark Castledown Primary Academy

Ark Castledown Primary Academy is a popular school in the heart of Hastings. Since transitioning to Ark in September 2017, the school has seen significant improvement in all areas. We have a dedicated staff team committed to providing the best possible education for our pupils. We require dynamic and resilient individuals who are ready to make a real impact in transforming pupils’ lives.

We can offer you a friendly, supportive school and opportunities for professional development. The successful candidate might have an opportunity to be funded for an Ark Teacher Training apprenticeship depending on suitability and funding available in 2022/23 (this is a 2-year Teacher Training contract leading to Qualified Teacher Status.)

If you have a passion for education, we can offer you support and challenge to develop further. By joining the Ark schools network, you will gain access to an exclusive range of benefits including comprehensive CPD, training and best-practice sharing opportunities, reduced gym membership, as well as large retail discounts.

Arranging a visit to Ark Castledown Primary Academy

Interested in this exciting opportunity? If you have any questions and would like to arrange a visit please email Mrs Stewart at to arrange a visit to the school.

School location

Priory Road, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 3QT

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