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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    3 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    22 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time, term time: 32.5 hours per week term time only

Contract type

Fixed term - 12 months

Pay scale

NJC 4a

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Support the pupils learning, physical, social, emotional and communication needs within the classroom and during social activities.
  • Have a good knowledge and experience of the needs of children with Special Educational Needs such as ASC, Speech, Language and Communication difficulties and cognition and learning.
  • Be able to work collaboratively as part of a team with professionals to maximise the pupils’ development and communication skills and deliver programmes to support the children’s needs.
  • Be resilient and able to work independently, flexibly and use their own initiative to respond to the children’s needs
  • Be committed to inclusion and have experience of working with children with Special Educational Needs

What the school offers its staff

We would offer you a very rewarding and enjoyable position in an exceptionally warm and friendly environment.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to nickibuttress@carden.brighton-hove.sch.uk

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About Carden Nursery and Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
377 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01273 916606

Carden Primary is at the heart of the close-knit neighbourhood of Hollingbury in Brighton. It is situated on the edge of the South Downs enjoying beautiful views, and extensive outdoor grounds with easy access into the cultural centre of Brighton & Hove.
Carden prides itself on its nurturing environment and focus on the whole child’s learning and wellbeing. We aim to ensure our school is a welcoming and inclusive place for all children and their families and one, which nourishes a passion for learning and encourages aspiration.

Arranging a visit to Carden Nursery and Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email nickibuttress@carden.brighton-hove.sch.uk.

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