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Teaching Assistant – Lansdowne Children’s Centre

Teaching Assistant – Lansdowne Children’s Centre

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  • Salary Offer GBP £18,064 - £18,065 per year (Pro-rata starting salary from £10,797 p.a.)
  • Start Date From September 2020

Lansdowne, Secure Children’s Unit, Hailsham

Teaching Assistant 2

Permanent, Part-time

Grade 3, SSP7 (FTE £18,065)

25 hours per week, 46 weeks per year

Pro-rata starting salary from £10,797 p.a.

For an application pack, please visit the vacancy section of the SABDEN Multi Academy Trust website here:

We have a great opportunity for a Teaching Assistant 2 to work closely with the young people within our school. Lansdowne School is an ‘Outstanding’ secure children’s unit and is an extremely successful provision within East Sussex local authority and as part of the SABDEN Multi Academy Trust. The home is undergoing an expansion programme and we are looking to appoint to a Teaching Assistant 2, to support children and young people with complex learning and emotional needs, across a range of subjects.

The school is seeking applications from enthusiastic candidates, able to work collaboratively within the small school team, to motivate and support the education of young people as well as liaising with home staff to meet social and emotional needs.

You will be resilient and resourceful, able to remain calm in sometimes challenging situations; you will enjoy working in a structured environment with learning and enjoyment at the heart of all that we do.

This role will also have the responsibility for coordinating activities for young people during the summer break and with this, the holiday entitlement will be flexible.

Lansdowne Secure Children’s Home, as part of the SABDEN Multi Academy Trust, offers an opportunity to work in a holistic setting with extremely vulnerable young people. The school team is experienced, supportive and committed to delivering the highest quality learning experience for these learners.

Lansdowne School offers you the support of a strong and dynamic staff team, and a commitment to ensuring your professional development allowing you to continue to learn and develop expertise in your new role.

To find out more about Lansdowne Secure Children’s Unit please visit their profile page via SABDEN’s website here:

If you have any queries about the role please email Phillippa Brooks, Head of Education, via

For an application pack, please visit the vacancy section of the SABDEN Multi Academy Trust website here:

The closing date for completed applications is by midday, Monday 13th July 2020.

Please send completed applications to

Due to unprecedented circumstances, with the coronavirus pandemic, remote interviewing may take place, depending on government guidance when invitations to interview are sent out.

Please note CVs will not be accepted.

The school has a proven commitment to ‘Equality of Opportunity’ and actively promotes the welfare and safeguarding of young people. Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Debarring.

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