Teaching Assistant 1-2 & Midday Supervisor (Maternity Cover)

Location:St Mary's School
Type of Position:Teaching Assistant
Salary:Starting salary from £12,595 p.a.
Start Date:From September 2020
Closing Date: 12 noon, Monday 13th July 2020

Teaching Assistant 1-2
Maternity cover on a fixed term contract
Pro-rata and term time only
30 hours per week as follows:
TA1-2 - 25 hours per week 
PLUS Midday Supervisor responsibilities - 5 hours per week
(FTE Grade 1 £17,364 to Grade 3 £18,065)
Pro-rata salary starting from £12,595 p.a.

St Mary's School, as part of the SABDEN Multi Academy Trust,  is a 'Good' all-boys SEMH Special school, set in beautiful grounds of Marynards Green/Horam, and we are seeking to recruit a Teaching Assistant (1-2) into our team, as maternity cover, on a 6-7 months fixed term contract. We are passionate about creating a safe and supportive learning environment that fosters respect for others, develops resilience, promotes high expectations and prepares young males for successful futures.

The main responsibility of the post will be to support teachers in the delivery of the curriculum, both by directly working with pupils and assisting in preparation of resources. Applicants should be innovative, enthusiastic and flexible and have an interest and knowledge of child development and an understanding of child protection procedures.  Applicants should be able to demonstrate a sensitive and empathic approach to working with young pupils.

If successful, you will become part of a very committed and hardworking team. While some experience of working with vulnerable young people is preferable it is not essential.  We will provide you with high quality training and support.

The contracted hours of working are (Term Time Only):

Monday to Thursday - 08.45am to 15.10pm


Friday  - 08.45am to 14.30pm

For an application pack, please visit the document section at the bottom of this page to download the job description, application form and candidate pack.

Closing date for completed applications is by midday, Monday 13th July 2020

Please send completed applications to

Please note we do not accept CVs

For further information about St Mary's, please visit the school's profile page by clicking here.

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).  


Page Downloads Date  
SABDEN Application Form Support Staff 21st Dec 2018 Download
Job Description Midday Supervisor 26th Nov 2018 Download
TeachingAssistant 2 JD.pdf 23rd Nov 2018 Download
TeachingAssistant 1 JD.pdf 23rd Nov 2018 Download
SABDEN Candidate Information Pack 2020 26th Jun 2020 Download

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