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Teaching Assistant

Reference: 20091_244660-16b7ef7d6ecfcafee4686a804bdabd45
Employer: Outcomes First Group
Location: Crowborough
Job Type: Permanent
Contract Type: Permanent

Job Details:

How would you like to be paid for five days but only work four ?

Our colleagues’ wellbeing is at the heart of everything we do at OFG, so we’re always looking for new ways to improve everyone’s work/life balance. We’re taking part in a trial of the 4-Day Working Week, meaning that you could be working one day less a week (or equivalent).

4DWW will be rolled out within our school, when we have a full complement of staff, and within the next year – so there’s never been a more exciting time to join us !

Job Title: Teaching Assistant

Location: Mountfield Heath School, Robertsbridge, East Sussex

Salary: £19,223.75 – £24,000 per annum

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday – Friday 8.30am – 4.00pm

Contract: Permanent, Term, Time Only

UK applicants only. This role does not offer sponsorship.

As part of our continued growth, we are recruiting for a Teaching Assistant to join our fantastic team at Mountfield Heath School, Robertsbridge.

About the role

To work under the direct instruction of the Senior Leadership Team, usually in the designated learning environment with a Teacher, to support access to learning for pupils and provide general support to the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom. Work may sometimes be undertaken outside the main teaching area. To share the school’s responsibility to support and promote the learning, personal development and well-being of all students.

General Responsibilities

The post holder will:

  • Safeguard and promote the welfare of pupils and young people;
  • Work in accordance with professional practice, statutory and legal requirements and the policies of Mountfield Heath School;
  • Take on specific tasks related to the day to day administration and organisation of the school;
  • Take responsibility for specific areas of work which will be reviewed annually within the performance management cycle and school improvement process;
  • Take on any additional responsibilities, which might from time to time be determined

Qualifications Required

  • English and Maths A-C

About us

Mountfield Heath School is a new independent special educational needs provision, for 32 pupils aged 5-12. The successful candidate will be working alongside Teachers, support staff and therapists to deliver the curriculum and help nurture a therapeutic environment to meet a range of needs including social, emotional, behavioural, communication and learning difficulties.

This opportunity is in Robertsbridge which is within commutable distance of Hastings, Royal Turnbridge Wells and surrounding areas.

For over 16 years Options Autism have provided care and education to pupils, young people and adults with autism, complex needs and learning difficulties. As part of Outcomes First Group, we are leading our sector in setting and delivering new approaches that provide measurable outcomes for those in our care.

Why join Options Autism?


Your health and wellbeing are important to us, so you’ll get an exceptional reward package including:

  • Life Assurance
  • Pension scheme with options to increase your contributions
  • “Your Wellbeing Matters” – access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services and physical health checks

And a market-leading benefit offering through our Flexible Benefits Platform, Vista, enables you to choose the package that’s right for you, including:

  • A wide range of health, wellbeing, and insurance benefits
  • 100’s of discount options valid in the UK and abroad
  • Cycle to Work Schemes
  • Electric Car Purchase Scheme
  • Critical illness cover

And that’s not all, we place the outcomes of the pupils and vulnerable young adults in our services at the heart of everything we do, so you’ll wake every day in the knowledge that your role will have a significant positive impact on the lives of others.

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and young people. All applicants will be subject to social media checks and successful applicants to a fully enhanced DBS.

You’ll work 80% of your contractual hours for 100% of your pay, giving you more time to do the things that make you happy.

How to Apply

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