RATTON SCHOOL Park Avenue, Eastbourne BN21 2XR TEACHING ASSISTANT This is an exciting opportunity to join Ratton School (part of the South Downs Learning Trust) in a role dedicated to helping students develop their full potential. If you are adept at establishing positive relationships and have high expectations of yourself and others we would love to hear from you. Previous knowledge or interest/experience in working with children would be particularly useful, although most experience is gained on the job. The successful applicant must enjoy the challenges and demands of working with young people, aged 11 to 16, but will be well supported by a large, busy and friendly team. This position is term time only for 35.5 hours per week (8.30am- 4.30pm Mondays and 8.30am-4pm Tuesday to Fridays with a 30- minute unpaid break daily). Fixed-term to July 2019 in the first instance. Pay will be on LPS SS Grade 3, Points 5-7, starting on £15,377 (pro-rata as term-time only, pay award pending). If you decide to apply for this post, please use the information provided and your own expertise to complete the application form, which can be downloaded from our website, and return to the school by the closing date. If you require any further information please do not hesitate to contact Ms Gomm. Please note that we do not accept CV’s. Closing date: 10am on Monday 19th March Interviews: Friday 23rd March Full details and application forms can be accessed on the school website by clicking on the button below. Please note we do not accept CV’s. The South Downs Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit. This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau).