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Individual Needs Assistant (Level B) / MDSA (Level A)

  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/490/3648
  • Published: Thu 01/08/2019, 16:30 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 12/09/2019, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 17.5 hours per week, plus 6.25 MDSA duties
  • Salary: £18,795 - £19,171 pro rata
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Brighton

Grade: Scale 3 

Hours per week: 17.5 + 6.25 MDSA duties

Paid weeks per year: 46.2 & 42.8 inclusive of holiday entitlement

Start date: As soon as possible

Fixed term for: tied to the needs of a particular child - Year 3 in the 2019/20 school year

Closing date: 12 September (9am)

Interview date: To be confirmed

Completed application forms accepted by email/post direct to the school address:

Balfour Road, Brighton, BN1 6NE, email: recruitment@balfour.brighton-hove.sch.uk 

If you do not hear from us please assume that you have not been shortlisted for interview. 

For further information contact the school office on (01273) 507722

Website: http://www.balfourprimary.co.uk

Job Introduction

Balfour Primary School requires an enthusiastic, committed and qualified Individual Needs Assistant (INA) 1:1. The successful candidate will be expected to have knowledge and experience supporting children with ASC, attachment and communication needs. They will need to be calm, patient and able to follow structure and boundaries in order to support children in accessing the curriculum and learning environment.  In addition, the successful candidate will provide support at lunchtime.

Balfour Primary School is a thriving and vibrant school at the heart of the Surrenden Campus serving the Preston Park, Fiveways and Hollingbury communities.  Our school is a four form-entry primary school with over 700 pupils on roll. We are very proud of:

  • the engagement and motivation of our pupils
  • our inquiry based and thought provoking curriculum
  • our friendly staff and governor teams
  • the sense of community that exists with our families

Term:  This is a temporary position tied to the needs of a specific child in Year 3 (19/20)

Hours:  Monday - Friday, 8:45 – 1:45, term time only.  This is comprised of INA duties from 8:45 – 12:00, lunchtime duties from 12:00-1.15, then INA duties from 1:15 – 1:45

Salary:    INA is NJC scale 3, points 5-6  (£18,795 – £19,171 pro rata) . 
MDSA is NJC scale 1/2, points 1-4 (£17,364 - £18,426 pro rata)
Actual combined salary: £10,312

To apply:  Please visit our website for further information and to download an application form.  Please email your completed application form to recruitment@balfour.brighton-hove.sch.uk  (CVs will not be accepted.)  Please ensure that you write your application using the headings of the Person Specification.

Additional Information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

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.

From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. 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.

Company Information

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

Brighton & Hove Schools - Taking Action for Equality

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Brighton & Hove Schools do not accept CV or resume.

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  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/490/3648
  • Published: Thu 01/08/2019, 16:30 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 12/09/2019, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 17.5 hours per week, plus 6.25 MDSA duties
  • Salary: £18,795 - £19,171 pro rata
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Brighton

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