Teaching Assistant 2 & Midday Supervisor

Location:St Mary's School
Type of Position:Teaching Assistant
Salary:Pro-rata salary starting from £13,159 p.a.
Start Date:ASAP
Closing Date: 12 noon, Tuesday 15th March 2022

St Mary’s School
Teaching Assistant 2 & Midday Supervisor
Term Time Only
30 hours per week as follows:
TA2 for 25 hours per week
Midday Supervisor responsibilities for 5 hours per week
39 weeks worked per year
46 (TA)/44.65 (MSA) weeks paid per year
(FTE Grade 1 £17,842 to Grade 3 £18,562)
Pro-rata salary starting from £13,159 p.a.

The SABDEN Multi Academy Trust, based across East Sussex, is an aspirational and supportive Trust, aiming to create a warm, caring, stable, supportive environment in which all staff and pupils feel safe. We are three special schools, a secure unit, a large countywide alternative provision, a vocational free school and one of five teaching schools within East Sussex. We strive to discover success through learning, self-belief and achievement.  Pupils are empowered to take responsibility through a personalised curriculum supported by secure systems.

St Mary's School, as part of the SABDEN Multi Academy Trust, is a 'Good' all-boys SEMH Special school, in Marynards Green/Horam, and we are seeking to recruit two Teaching Assistant 2 (with midday supervisor responsibilities included) into our team. 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. We are looking for applicants who are innovative, enthusiastic and flexible, as well as having a keen interest and knowledge of child development and an understanding of child protection procedures.  Applicants should also be able to demonstrate a sensitive and empathic approach to working with young pupils. 

The working pattern is Monday – Friday, from at least 8.30am –3.15pm (working hours to be discussed at interview and agreed on successful appointment) and term time only. We are a friendly and supportive team, with additional benefits, such as free daily lunch. 

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.

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

Closing date for completed applications is by midday, Tuesday 15th March 2022. 

Please send completed applications to

Please note CVs will not be accepted.

For further information about St Mary’s School, 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).

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