Individual Needs Assistant
East Sussex County Council
Heathfield, GB
6d ago

Hours of work : 15 hours per week

Working pattern : Full-time, Term-time only (working for 39 weeks per year plus 5.85 weeks annual leave, which will increase after 5 year’s continuous service)

As the position is term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)

Fixed term for : 12 months

Closing date : Friday 14 May 2021

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact :

Cross in Hand School

Sheepsetting Lane, Heathfield

Email :

Website :

Please note, we do not accept CVs.

This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018.

The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision.

Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations.

If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted.

Cross in Hand is a happy and successful C of E Primary School in Heathfield, East Sussex. We have genuinely lovely children, supportive parents and a great team of staff.

We are looking for an Individual Needs Assistant to support a child during lessons and at playtimes on a job share basis from September 2021.

The successful candidate would need to remain calm under pressure and have a firm, consistent yet nurturing approach to supporting children.

Experience of supporting children with challenging behaviour and trauma related attachment needs would be extremely valuable but not essential as appropriate training would be provided.

The closing date for applications is Friday 14 May. Interviews will be held during the week commencing 24 May.

Additional information

Work Permits : we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children. All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.

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