Extended Schools Assistant (St Leonards on Sea)
Robsack Wood Primary Academy

Closing date: 15/09/2021

Job posted date: 07/09/2021

Salary: East Sussex Grade 2 - £18,198

Employment type: Permanent

Hours per week: 15

Can you engage with our pupils and support them with their play and development? 

The role

We are seeking to employ 2 Extended Schools Assistants to work in our Extended Schools provision. The successful candidate will need to be able to work effectively as part of the Academy team providing a stimulating and caring environment for children. The working pattern is 3pm to 6pm Monday to Friday, working 15 hours per week, term time only. 

​​​​​​​Please note the pro rata salary for this position is £6,235.46 per annum.

​​​​​​​About Robsack Wood Primary Academy

Oftsed grade: Outstanding (2010)

Robsack Wood is a school for 4 to 11 year olds in St Leonards on Sea, East Sussex. We promote personal achievement for all our pupils and provide creative learning opportunities so that every child succeeds. Our pupils enjoy an exceptional learning environment including outdoor learning in our Forest School, a large grassed playing field, adjacent woodlands, garden areas and animal areas with chickens and ducks. We also host a nursery for children aged from 3 months.

We hold the Arts Council Artsmark Award and East Sussex Quality Mark for Inclusion.  We can offer you:

  • a calm, positive and innovative learning enviornment 
  • excellent facilities and resources ofr staff and pupils

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. 

To arrange an informal discussion please contact hr@robsackwoodprimaryacademy.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.


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