Manor Field Primary School

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Vacancy - Teaching Assistant

Recruitment for: Teaching Assistant

Manor Field Primary School

Junction Road, Burgess Hill, RH15 0PZ

Pay Scale: Grade 3

Working Hours: 8.30am to 3.30pm, Monday to Friday, term time only plus one inset day

Contract: Permanent Post

Experience: EYFS / KS1 preferred but not necessary

Start date: at earliest convenience 

We are looking to appoint a committed and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant, to support groups of pupils across the school.  The ideal candidate will have completed their CACHE Level 3 qualification (Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools), or have the relevant experience in supporting children’s learning. We are a vibrant, forward-looking school with a great team of happy, supportive and friendly staff and wonderful pupils.

This is an exciting opportunity for candidates to become fully involved in supporting pupils’ progress and we are looking for a person who is confident in their abilities to have impact on all pupils.

We are looking for someone who will:

  • Have high expectations of pupils' achievement and behaviour
  • Feel comfortable working across the school (Reception to Year 6)
  • Work well within a team
  • Show a good sense of humour
  • Be a positive role model for children

We can offer:

  • A positive and supportive teaching environment
  • A commitment to your continuing professional development

Manor Field is a large primary school on the outskirts of Burgess Hill with approximately 500 pupils on roll and less than a 5 minute walk from Wivelsfield Station.  We enjoy all of the benefits of a large school including team working, a spacious building and excellent outdoor facilities.

Manor Field Primary School is committed to safeguarding children and the successful candidate will be subject to satisfactory reference checks and DBS clearance.

Please email your completed application for the attention of Mrs Ager, PA to Head Teacher at or by post to Manor Field Primary School, Junction Road, Burgess Hill, West Sussex, RH15 0PZ. If you would like to visit the school in advance of submitting an application, please contact Mrs Ager to arrange an appointment.

Closing date for application: noon Monday 4th November 2019

Interview date: TBC

Attached documents:

Application Form

Safer Recruiting Form

Teaching Assistant - Job Description