Teaching Assistant (Level B) / MDSA (Level A)

Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council

  • Reference: SCH0859
  • Published on: Fri 28/11/2014 10:20 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 09/12/2014 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Temporary
  • Hours: TA: 10hrs p/w - MDSA: 6.15hrs p/w
  • Salary: £15882 - £16998
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Brighton


Balfour Primary School requires an enthusiastic, committed and qualified 1:1 Teaching Assistant to start as soon as possible. The successful candidate will be expected to provide 1:1 support for a SEN child with some attachment needs in KS1. In addition, the successful candidate will provide general MDSA duties.

Vacancy detail

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 and is one of the largest primary schools in the country with nearly 900 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 and the sense of community that exists with our families. Following the merger in 2011, the school was judged as ‘Good’ by Ofsted in November 2012. The Teaching Assistants are a busy and productive team within the School who support our enthusiastic students as well as our vibrant teams of teaching staff. Hours: The post holder will be expected to work Monday – Friday, 12:00 – 3:15, term time only. This is comprised of MDSA duties from 12:00 – 1:15, then TA duties from 1:15 – 3:15.Rate: The MDSA role pays £7.65/hr and the TA role pays £8.23/hr.

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

If you do not hear from us please assume that you have not been shortlisted for interview. Paid weeks per year: 46.2, 42.8, inclusive of holiday entitlementStart date: As soon as possible

Further information

For further information, please contact the School Office on (01273) 507722, email:

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