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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    20 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    31 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Part time: Term Time Only 12-30 hours per week (2 to 5 days) 39 weeks worked per year, 46.2 weeks paid per year (FTE Grade 3/SSP7 £22,737) Pro-rata salary starting from £6,551 to £16,379 per annum

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Single Status Grade 3/SSP7

Actual salary

Pro-rata salary starting from £6,551 to - £16,379 p.a.

What skills and experience we're looking for

New Horizons, St Leonards-on-Sea, is seeking to appoint an innovative, enthusiastic and effective Teaching Assistant with empathy towards children with SEN.

You are someone who:• Enjoys being part of a tutor team that supports pupils to learn inside and outside of the classroom.• Understands the benefits of a bespoke curriculum for vulnerable, hard to reach children.• Feels they could effectively manage pupils in the classroom and outdoors in a range of contexts.• Would like to secure a range of coaching qualifications and outdoor skills as part of your personal CPD.• Is able to reflect on their own practice to improve the outcomes for our pupils.

You will need to be:• A highly skilled communicator• Prepared to manage pupils with a range of complex needs• Can Inspire and Motivate pupils to want to learn new skills• A person who is calm, consistent and has high expectations• A person who can follow the School structure, policies and procedures with the highest level of consistency

What the school offers its staff

The working pattern is five days per week, Monday – Friday, from at least 08:30/45am to 15/15:30pm, term time only. Working hours to be discussed at interview and agreed on successful appointment. We are a friendly and supportive team, with additional benefits, such as free daily lunch.

The successful candidate will be joining a school that continues to be ambitious in its drive to improve outcomes for our pupils. You will join a highly dedicated and professional staff team and be part of a supportive working and learning environment where your professional development is highly valued.

Commitment to safeguarding

The school has a proven commitment to 'Equality of Opportunity' and actively promotes the welfare and safeguarding of young people. Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Debarring Service (DBS).

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About New Horizons School (Part of the Sabden Multi Academy Trust)

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 16
School size
94 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 16

The SABDEN Multi Academy Trust, based across East Sussex, is an aspirational and supportive Trust, aiming to create a warm, caring, stable, supportive environment in which all staff and pupils feel safe. We are three special schools, a secure unit, a large countywide alternative provision, a vocational free school within East Sussex. We strive to discover success through learning, self-belief and achievement. Pupils are empowered to take responsibility through a personalised curriculum supported by secure systems.

School location

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