Patcham Junior School

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Ladies Mile Road, Patcham, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 8TA

01273 087513


The staff at Patcham Junior School are hardworking, supportive and committed to providing an outstanding education for the children in our care. If you would like to join our team then you can find out more about our vacancies below. Patcham Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.


Job introduction



8.30 am to 3 pm with 20-minute unpaid lunch break

Required September 2023

We are looking to appoint an Individual Needs Assistant who has experience (at least a year) of working 1:1 with a child who has social, emotional and communications difficulties.  


Patcham Junior school is a popular three-form entry primary school in Brighton.  We pride ourselves on our positive and inclusive, approach. 


We are looking for individuals who are:

- Passionate about working with pupils with special educational needs

- Able to promote high standards of behaviour and a good work ethos by helping to create a supportive, secure, safe and structured learning environment.

- Able to demonstrate flexibility, resilience and adaptability when faced with a variety of different situations.

- Enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team.

- Effective communicators: able to foster excellent relationships with children, parents and staff.

- Well organised and have the ability to work on their own initiative.

- Patient, kind and caring with a good sense of humour and a positive outlook.

We will offer you:

- Fantastic children who are genuinely a real pleasure to teach, enjoy school and work hard.

- A happy working environment with a positive and inclusive ethos.

- A strong, committed and collaborative leadership team. 

- Opportunities for training and further development. 

- Support with your Wellbeing


Visits to the school or a phone call about the role are strongly encouraged to find out more about the school and the position available, please telephone 01273 087513 to make an appointment.


Closing date Midday 13th July 2023

Interviews: Wednesday 19th July 2023



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