Deadline is today

  • Expected start date

    1 November 2021

  • Application deadline

    27 September 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
KS1, KS2
Working pattern
Will consider part-time, term time
25 hours per week Mon-Friday 8:30 to 13:30
Contract type
Fixed term (Until July 2024)
Annual or full-time equivalent (FTE) salary
£17,553 to £18,577
Actual salary
£10,113 to £10,703

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint self-motivated, firm and caring individuals to support the class teachers in developing the children’s learning.
The successful applicants would ideally have experience of working or volunteering in a school environment with knowledge of using strategies to ensure high expectations for all. Experience of specific learning needs e.g SEMH, ASD would be beneficial. You should be able to work well in teams, be able to liaise and communicate professionally with parents and our wider community.

We are inviting applications from candidates who:
• Have previous experience working as a Teaching Assistant or volunteering in a school
• Have a passion and enthusiasm to work in this role and potentially a career in education
• Have a proven track record of effective management of children
• Have at least an English and Maths GCSEs and are ideally educated to A Level standard or equivalent.
• Are working towards or have gained a Teaching Assistant Qualification
• We would also welcome candidates who have previous teaching experience and or are qualified to degree level and have a desire to train to teach.

We can offer:
• A supportive and welcoming team
• Opportunities for personal development through our Trust CPD programme
• A supported route into teaching (for those expressing an aptitude for this career) through our Trust’s Outstanding School Centred Teacher Training programme (SCITT).
• Term time working arrangements with a monthly salary.
• A fulfilling and rewarding opportunity working with and developing our young people in our wonderful school.

We are currently advertising for two Teaching Assistant posts: a permanent classroom assistant to support the class teacher and a teaching assistant to work with an individual within the classroom setting (this position is attached to a child and will therefore be for the duration of their time at Sir Henry Fermor, currently until July 2024 however permanent opportunities may be available both prior to or after this time).

Hours of work will be Monday to Friday 8:30 to 13:30. Term time only. Additional hours may be available at a later date.

of our provision. Visits to our school are also strongly recommended. Please We strongly encourage you to visit our school website to find out more about our school, our ethos and look at some examples contact the school office on 01892 652405 to arrange.

Please note that these posts will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.

For more information or a recruitment pack, please email or call the school office on 01892 625405.

Grade 3 SS5 - Grade 4 SS10 - FTE £17,553 to £18,577 (Pro-rata £10,113 to £10,703, working 39 weeks a year)

Closing date: Monday 27th September 2021 (Midnight)
Interviews and offers: Thursday 30th September 2021
Start Date: 1st November 2021

Applying for the job

For further information on this role, please contact the school office on 01892 652405 or email

Deatils on how to apply for this role can be found in the attached candidate pack.
Applications should be via our school application form. Please note that CV's will not be accepted.

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
School size
381 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Contact phone number
01892 652405

About Sir Henry Fermor Church of England Primary School

Sir Henry Fermor C of E Primary School is a thriving two form entry primary school in the heart of Crowborough in East Sussex.
Judged as 'Good' in all areas by Ofsted in February 2019 and 'Good' in all areas by SIAMS in July 2019. Sir Henry Fermor is a school steeped in history with a passionate and committed team dedicated to ensuring every child's potential is realised

Arranging a visit to Sir Henry Fermor Church of England Primary School

Visits to our school are strongly recommended. Please contact the school office on 01892 652405 to arrange a visit.

School location

Crowborough Hill, Crowborough, East Sussex, TN6 2SD

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