Teaching Assistant
Hollington Primary Academy

Closing date: 18/04/2021

Job posted date: 25/03/2021

Salary: East Sussex Grade 3 - £18,562

Employment type: Permanent

Hours per week: 25

Do you want to support pupils with their learning and personal development? 

The role

Hollington Primary Academy is looking to recruit a Teaching Assistant 2 with a particular interest in Emotional and Mental Wellbeing to join our friendly and enthusiastic team, contributing to supporting learning across the school. The role may provide support to the teacher within a class as well as supporting groups of pupils in emotional, social and wellbeing based activities. We are an outward facing academy with great staff, pupils and parents.   The role is working 25 hours per week, term time only and will commence at term time only . The full time annual salary is £18,562 which is based on Grade 3 Point 7 of the East Sussex Pay Scale. Please note that the actual salary will be pro-rated.

If you are a team player and want to make a difference, then we would welcome an application from you. The successful candidate will have: 

  • English and Maths GCSE Grade A-C or equivalent
  • A strong commitment to supporting children's learning
  • Ability to work with patience and enthusiasm
  • Be resourceful, flexible and able to think on their feet

About Hollington Primary Academy  

Ofsted grade: Good (2017) 

Hollington Primary Academy is a school for 4 to 11- year olds in St Leonards on Sea,  East Sussex. We serve our local community and encourage our pupils to think big. We have two classes in each year group and use our creative curriculum to bring learning to life. We have excellent sports provision and hold the Gold School Games award. We also host a nursery for children aged from 2 years. We can offer you:

  • a calm, positive and innovative learning environment
  • excellent facilities and resources for staff and students.

About the University of Brighton Academies Trust

The University of Brighton Academies Trust is the fifth largest multi-academy trust in the south east, with 15 infant, primary and secondary schools all graded by Ofsted as Good or Outstanding. We educate 7,700 children aged 3 months to 16 years and employ 1,200 staff across East and West Sussex.

Excellence, innovation and integrity are the values that guide us.  We work collaboratively to help our pupils, and everyone connected with our academies achieve excellence. By working together, sharing insights and best practice our schools support each other to improve. Read more about our vision and values

The University of Brighton is our sponsor.  We work closely with the University’s School of Education: in 2019 it was judged as Outstanding by Ofsted for all Initial Teacher Training and was awarded the Student Union’s school of the year.

Benefits we offer

We value our staff, investing in their training and development at all stages of their careers.

We place particular importance on providing opportunities for you to learn and grow, with a package that includes an annual personal development day, job-related apprenticeships to enhance your skillset, open access online training courses, and scholarships run in collaboration with the University of Brighton.  And when the time is right for you to take the next step in your career, we can help you to find the right opportunity in one of our 15 schools

The other benefits we offer Benefits, including our generous public sector pension schemes and family friendly policies, are designed to support you with work-life balance, wellbeing and the financial aspects of life.

Take a closer look.

Find out more

Download the job description and person specification below for more information about the role. 

Candidates wishing to visit the academy and/or have an informal discussion before deciding whether to apply are also very welcome to do so. To arrange this please contact the academy office on 01424 851783  or email  finance@hollingtonprimaryacademy.org.uk

To submit your application form, follow the ‘Apply for job’ link at the bottom of this page

The University of Brighton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.