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  • Closing date

    22 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    8 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

From £15,075

Teaching Assistant (with class cover) job summary

Teaching Assistant TA3 KS1/2 (with class cover)



Ark Little Ridge Primary Academy


 Ark Little Ridge is a popular and over-subscribed school in the heart of Hastings judged OUTSTANDING in our last OFSTED inspection (October 2023).  

As part of the Ark schools’ network, we are committed to making sure that every child has access to a great education and real choices in life. We know that great schools need great staff, which is why we offer you the very best training and support at every stage of your career.

We are seeking to appoint for the start of the next academic year a highly motivated Teaching Assistant. This role will be a permanent position and involve helping to implement work programmes for groups of children, assisting in planning and the management/preparation of resources, which could include some specialist knowledge in particular areas Teaching Assistant. We can offer you a friendly, supportive school with great opportunities for professional development.


The successful candidate will:

·         have experience of working with primary aged children

·         have experience of working with (or willingness to work with) large groups of children

·         have good literacy and mathematical skills

·         be hard working and adaptable to change

·         have a secure understanding and knowledge of supporting children’s learning


If you have a passion for education, we can offer you support and challenge to develop further. By joining the Ark schools network you will gain access to an exclusive range of benefits including comprehensive CPD, training and best-practice sharing opportunities, reduced gym membership, large retail discounts as well as the unique opportunity to apply for international exchanges and other scholarship prospects.


Interested in this exciting opportunity? If you have any questions and/or would like to arrange a visit, please contact Mrs Helen Kemp on 01424 752266, or email info@arklittleridgeprimary.org to arrange a visit to the school. Click here for the Job Description & Person Specification JDPS Teaching Assistant.docx


To apply please go to http://arklittleridgeprimary.org/vacancies. The closing date for applications is 9 am on May 2024


Location: Hastings

Start date: Tuesday 3rd September

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 27.75 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Salary: £22,737 pro rata, £12.11 per hour (Actual Salary: £15,075 per annum)

Closing date: 9 am on Wednesday 22nd May 2024

Interviews:  Friday 24th May 2024

Ark Little Ridge Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.

Commitment to safeguarding

Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its academies.

Ark requires all employees to undertake an enhanced DBS check. You are required, before appointment, to disclose any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975. Non-disclosure may lead to termination of employment. However, disclosure of a criminal background will not necessarily debar you from employment - this will depend upon the nature of the offence(s) and when they occurred.

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About Ark Little Ridge Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
429 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

We are a two-form entry school, with 60 pupils in each year group, ranging from reception through to year 6. Our staff make a tremendous effort to get to know each pupil and provide them with the very best care. We are dedicated to providing children with the best possible education and we strive to be the best that we can be at all times.

The vision for our pupils is clear: Our children will be secure in the knowledge of who they are and where they come from, and confident in looking to where they will go next. To achieve their ambitious goals, our pupils and staff work hard and have high aspirations. We ensure all children have access to a broad balanced and purposeful curriculum, as well as providing excellent enrichment opportunities.

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