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Teaching Assistant - Winchelsea School

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Start Date: as soon as possible

Winchelsea School is a community special school committed to meeting the needs of pupils, aged 4 to 19, with a wide range of learning difficulties. We are at an exciting stage in our development; collaborating with local schools, we have satellite classrooms at Kinson Academy, Old Town Infant School, Canford Heath Junior School and Magna Academy.   

Working closely with teaching staff, you will become an integral part of the Winchelsea Team.  Previous experience of working with children, specifically those with moderate learning difficulties and autism, would be an advantage.  Winchelsea School has a comprehensive induction process, provides many opportunities for professional development and the potential for progression.

Candidates should be aware that all staff might, at times, be required to work at one of our satellite settings.

If you have not been contacted by the school by 8 December 2023, then could you please assume that your application has been unsuccessful. 

Please note that the working week for this role is 32.5 hours on a term time only basis, and the pro-rata salary based on hours and weeks worked will be £17,676 to £17,972.   We would also be interested in hearing from you if are able to offer part-time hours.

Should you wish to apply for this vacancy, please review the job description and complete the application form which can be found at   Please send your completed application form to

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment.  The appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, and rigorous checks of shortlisted candidates background credentials.

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