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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    28 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    1 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 36 hours per week, Term Time only plus INSET days

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Between £22,366 and £23,893

Pay scale

Grade 2 SCP 4 - Grade 5 SCP 12

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Good numeracy/literacy skills
  • Be able to react constructively to challenging situations involving the care and management of individual children
  • Being able to deal with emotional and physical challenges presented by regular involvement in physical intervention
  • Participate in development and training opportunities
  • Good knowledge of using specialist ICT resources / programmes to ensure pupil access
  • Excellent communication skills together with the ability to communicate fluently in English to fulfil the requirements of the post
  • Use basic technology – computer, video, and photocopier
  • Ability to relate well to children and adults
  • Work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within these
  • Displays commitment to the protection and safeguarding of children and young people
  • Participate in development and training opportunities
  • Ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities
  • Working with or caring for children of relevant age.

What the school offers its staff

  • Great pension scheme
  • CPD for Career progression
  • Teacher training programme
  • Staff discount scheme

Commitment to safeguarding

The Beckmead Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and young people so expect all staff, volunteers and contractors, to share this commitment. As part of our safeguarding commitment, appointment to any post is subject to receipt of satisfactory references, medical clearance (including the ability to participate in Physical Intervention), satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check as well as evidence of the right to live and work in the United Kingdom. We will also carry out an online search on shortlisted candidates to help identify any incidents/issues which are publicly available online.

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About The Ropemakers' Academy

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 16
School size
62 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 16

The Ropemakers school is set in a wonderful, expansive and picturesque site in the Sussex town of Hailsham. The name comes from the rich rope making history associated with the town, which originated in the early nineteenth century.

Hailsham itself is a market town set just north of Eastbourne and has good road links from the A22 and A27 and is a lovely area is, and we intend to make full use of our surroundings to enrich our curriculum offer.

Arranging a visit to The Ropemakers' Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@beckmeadtrust.org.

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