Grade 4 Teaching Assistant

Job summary

LocationWoodlands Meed
AddressWoodlands Meed School, Chanctonbury Road, Burgess Hill, West Sussex, RH15 9EY
Telephone No01444 244133
ContractPermanent, Term-time
35 hours per week

Job advertisement

Woodlands Meed is a foundation special school with a wide range of learning difficulties and complex special needs, including Autistic Spectrum Conditions and Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties. We are also a Specialist School for Communication and Interaction.

Permanent, full time positions available.

Full time staff work 35 hours per week, term time only - 8.45 to 4pm Monday to Friday (5pm on Tuesdays). Please specify what hours you are available to work if applying for part time.

Grade 4 (Scale point 5-6) TA starting salary for 35 hour week = 15596.37

Interested applicants need to have an interest and/or experience in meeting the needs of learners with a wide range of special needs and the ability to contribute positively to a team of class staff. We are keen to hear from applicants with relevant backgrounds who have experience working with any age range between 2-19 years.

Successful applicants can expect an induction training plan together with mandatory training to support your understanding of our pupils needs. Employees new to West Sussex will also have a 6 month probation period and can expect regular line manager meetings and supportive development.
All our staff have access to free Wellbeing services including 24/7 call lines, therapies, counselling, health, financial and legal advice.

Woodlands Meed is an inclusive employer and committed to ensuring applicants with a disability are guaranteed an interview provided the minimum requirements for the role are met. We will ensure any reasonable adjustments you may need to access the interview are in place. We are committed to the Government Disability Confident scheme.

All appointments are subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS clearance and verification of medical fitness. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

Please visit to find out more about us and to download a job description and application form. Alternatively call 01444 244133 to request a copy by email or post. Completed application forms should be emailed to or posted to Sandra Feltham at the school site.

Closing date: 23 April 2021
Interviews; in the week commencing 3rd May 2021

Posted Date:1 April 2021
Closing Date:23 April 2021
Interview Date:week commencing 3/5/21

Further information

Application Form - Non Teaching.doc
G4 TA Job Description Feb 2019.doc

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