Lead Inclusion TA

Robsack Wood Primary Academy, St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex, TN38 9TE

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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    29 June 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    23 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Annual or full time equivalent salary

East Sussex Grade 4/5 - £19,264 - £20,444

Actual salary


Lead Inclusion TA job summary

Working pattern: Monday - Friday, 32.5 hours, Term Time only
Actual starting salary calculated pro rata: £15703.46 (pay award pending)

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​We believe ALL children deserve the opportunity to reach full their potential? Do you?

We are looking for a caring and nurturing individual to support our pupils with their daily learning and development.  Working and supported by our dedicated teaching staff, you will assist in creating a positive learning experience for all pupils, including those with special needs, either in a group or on an individual basis.

This rewarding role is varied and the responsibilities and duties include:

Motivating and encouraging pupils as required by providing levels of individual attention, reassurance and help with learning tasks as appropriate to pupils’ needs
Assisting in weaker areas, e.g. speech and language, behaviour, reading, spelling, numeracy, handwriting/presentation etc
Ensuring the pupils are able to use equipment and materials provided
Helping to make appropriate resources to support the pupil
​​​​​​​Using praise, commentary and assistance to encourage the pupil to concentrate and stay on task
Consistently and effectively implementing agreed behaviour management strategies
Liaising with class teacher, Inclusion Lead and other professionals about additional needs plans and contributing to the planning as appropriate
To succeed in this role you will have:

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​A good standard of education particularly in English and Mathematics, GCSE C and above or equivalent
Knowledge of the legal and organisational requirements for maintaining the health, safety and security of yourself and others in the learning environment
Knowledge of  SEN Code of Practice
​​​​​​​Knowledge of how children's social, emotional and behavioural difficulties can impact on their learning ability and how to support this
The ability to use language and other communication skills that pupils can understand and relate to
The ability to establish positive relationships with pupils and empathise with their needs
The ability to demonstrate active listening skills
Please download the attached job description and person specification for further information.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​In return for your skills and experience, we offer you:

Family friendly policies that are designed to support you with a work-life balance, wellbeing and the financial aspects of life​​​​​​​
Excellent facilities and resources for staff and students
​​​​​​​​​​​A calm, positive and innovative learning environment​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​Automatic annual pay progression
Generous public sector pension scheme
Flexible working opportunities from day 1
Discounts on retail & travel
Cycle 2 Work scheme
Charity giving
High quality continuous professional development and support for your career progression

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About Robsack Wood Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
464 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​About Robsack Wood Primary Academy
Ofsted grade: Good (2022)
Robsack Wood is a school for 4 to 11-year olds in St Leonards on Sea, East Sussex. We promote personal achievement for all our pupils and provide creative learning opportunities so that every child succeeds. Our pupils enjoy an exceptional learning environment including outdoor learning in our Forest School, a large grassed playing field, adjacent woodlands, garden areas and animal areas with chickens and ducks. We also host a nursery for children aged from 3 months.
We hold the Arts Council Artsmark Award and East Sussex Quality Mark for Inclusion.

About the University of Brighton Academies Trust
The University of Brighton Academies Trust is the fifth largest multi-academy trust in the south east, with 15 infant, primary and secondary schools all graded by Ofsted as Good or Outstanding. We educate 7,700 children aged 3 months to 16 years and employ 1,200 staff across East and West Sussex.
Excellence, innovation and integrity are the values that guide us.  We work collaboratively to help our pupils and everyone connected with our academies achieve excellence. By working together, sharing insights and best practice our schools support each other to improve.  

​​​​​​​The University of Brighton is our sponsor.  We work closely with the University’s School of Education: in 2019 it was judged as Outstanding by Ofsted for all Initial Teacher Training and was awarded the Student Union’s school of the year.

​​​​​​​Our commitment
The University of Brighton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We welcome applications from all members of the community.

The Trust is proud to be part of the government’s Disability Confident scheme which underpins our staff recruitment practices.

Key Dates
Closing date: Wednesday 29 June 2022
Interview date: Week commencing 4 July 2022
Start date:  1 September 2022

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