Teaching Assistant (SEN)
Desmond Anderson Primary Academy

Closing date: 12/12/2019

Job posted date: 28/11/2019

Salary: West Sussex Grade 3 - £18,065 - £18,426

Employment type: Fixed Term

Hours per week: 32.5



    • I enjoy helping children learn and be independent
    • I like working as part of a team and am a good team player
    • I am very calm and patient
    • I am very adaptable and always willing to have a go
    • I like to work on my own initiative
    • I am very keen to learn
    • I have lots of skills and experience that I want to share!



Desmond Anderson Primary Academy is a well established school in Crawley with a wonderful ethos and a great team.  We are now looking for a part-time Teaching Assistant (SEN) to work across Early Years, KS1 and KS2 with children in need of additional support with their learning and/or emotional and social well-being.  The post will include supporting in class in core curriculum sessions (Maths, English, Reading), taking small groups for targeted interventions and working as directed according to need.  This may include 1:1 support for children who require it. The role will include liaising with parents and class teachers.


Candidates called for interview will be asked to complete basic Maths and English assessments based on Year 6 SATS papers.  The post is based in SSC1 but staff must be confident to deliver the curriculum to individuals and groups, using the teachers planning and learning objectives, up to year 6.


The post is a fixed term contract to 20th July 2020

5 days a week, 32.5 hours per week (8.30 am – 3.30 pm) term time only.


Salary: GRADE 3 £18,065 plus Crawley Weighting allowance of £609 pa pro-rata. Actual salary £13,182 + £444 = £13,626 per annum.


The closing date for applications is:  Thurs 12th December 2019

Interviews will be held on: w/c 16th December 2019

Start date: 7th January 2020, or as soon as possible thereafter





The closing date for this job has now passed.