Job Opportunities

Teaching Assistant

5th October 2017

Salary: £15,429 - £19,286 (per annum) pro rata

Hours: 37 hours per week term time only

Closing Date:  12th December 2017

Interview Date: tbc



The Role

Brantridge School is a non-maintained residential special school located in Staplefield, near Haywards Heath, designed to meet the educational, behavioural, care and therapeutic needs for 41 boys (age 6-13 years).  Our children have a range of special needs including Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) and Autistic Spectrum Conditions (ASC).

The School is part of RADIUS Trust and it has established a strong reputation with children, parents and professionals alike in educating and caring for pupils with challenging behaviour and associated learning difficulties.  You will join a professional and dedicated educational team.


We are seeking an individual to support students to learn in a safe, stimulating, therapeutic environment and to make outstanding progress academically, socially and emotionally.  The ideal candidate will have experience working with children, preferably in an educational setting, and possess a GCSE or equivalent in Maths and English and a relevant NVQ Level 3 or a willingness to work towards this.

The Benefits

We Offer:

  • An attractive salary
  • Matched Contribution to a Pension Scheme (Pensions Trust)
  • An opportunity to join a school in an exciting phase of rapid development


You can download an application pack by clicking the links below:

Job Profile

Application Form

Application guidance notes

More information on Brantridge School can be found on www.brantridge-school.co.uk

Please return your completed application form by Friday 30 June2017 and email to e.powell@brantridge-school.co.uk or post to Emma Powell, Snr HR & FInance Administrator, Brantridge School, Staplefield, Haywards Heath, W. Sussex. RH17 6EQ. For more information please contact the School Office on 01444 400228.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments made are subject to a 6 month probationary period and an enhanced DBS check.