Teaching Assistant 2

Location:Lansdowne School
Type of Position:Teaching Assistant
Subject:English and/or Mathematics
Salary:Pro-rata starting salary from £10,797 p.a.
Start Date:From Sept/October 2020
Closing Date: 12 noon, Monday 17th August 2020

Lansdowne, Secure Children’s Unit, Hailsham
Teaching Assistant 2
Permanent, Term Time Only
Grade 3 SSP7 (FTE £18,065)
25 hours per week, 46 weeks per year
Pro-rata starting salary from £10,797 p.a.

We have a great opportunity for a Teaching Assistant 2 to work closely with the young people in our school. Lansdowne School is an ‘Outstanding’ secure children’s unit and is an extremely successful provision within East Sussex local authority and as part of the SABDEN Multi Academy Trust. The home is undergoing an expansion programme and we are looking to appoint to these key posts: supporting children and young people with complex learning and emotional needs, across a range of subjects.
The school is seeking applications from enthusiastic candidates, able to work collaboratively within the small school team, to motivate and support the education of young people as well as liaising with home staff to meet social and emotional needs.
You will be resilient and resourceful, able to remain calm in sometimes challenging situations; you will enjoy working in a structured environment with learning and enjoyment at the heart of all that we do.
This role will also have the responsibility of supporting the core areas of English and Maths.
Lansdowne Secure Children’s Home, as part of the SABDEN Multi Academy Trust, offers an opportunity to work in a holistic setting with extremely vulnerable young people. The school team is experienced, supportive and committed to delivering the highest quality learning experience for these learners.
Lansdowne School offers you the support of a strong and dynamic staff team, and a commitment to ensuring your professional development allowing you to continue to learn and develop expertise in your new role.
To find out more about Lansdowne Secure Children’s Unit please visit their profile page via SABDEN’s website by clicking here.
If you have any queries about the role please email Phillippa Brooks, Head of Education, via
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.
The closing date for completed applications is by midday, Monday 17th August 2020.
Please send completed applications to
Interviews will be held on our return in September 2020.
Please note CVs will not be accepted.
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.     
Page Downloads Date  
SABDEN Application Form Support Staff 21st Dec 2018 Download
LANS TA2 (Core Subjects) JD & Person Spe... 08th Jul 2020 Download
SABDEN Candidate Information Pack 2020 26th Jun 2020 Download

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