College Teaching Assistant

£76 Per Day

Teaching Assistant – Worthing & Shoreham, West Sussex – Full-time – 8:30 – 3:30 Monday to Friday, Term Time. £76-79 per day.

Being a driver is not necessary as both sites are near the train station, but advantageous.

We are seeking a compassionate and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our team at a special needs college split between Worthing & Shoreham. Our team caters for young adults aged 16-19 years who have learning difficulties and additional needs.

The school provides education (functional maths & English, creative arts and design & technology) as well as volunteering opportunities in the community for their young people.

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the pupils in achieving their full potential, working under the direction of the class teacher and director. The role will involve working with individual pupils or small groups of pupils with varying learning difficulties and additional needs.

Resilience, positivity and being proactive are just some of the strong traits we are looking for. If you love working with young people and really want to make a difference in their lives, please apply! 

Key responsibilities:

  • Supporting pupils in their learning and development
  • Providing one-to-one or small group support as directed by the class teacher
  • Assisting with the preparation and delivery of lessons
  • Monitoring and reporting on pupil progress and behaviour
  • Building positive relationships with pupils, teachers, and parents/guardians
  • Encouraging and motivating pupils to reach their full potential
  • Participating in training sessions and staff meetings as required


  • Experience working with (or life experience of) children/adults with special educational needs
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A positive and proactive attitude
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • A commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people

We offer a supportive and welcoming working environment and ongoing professional development opportunities. If you are passionate about education and supporting people with special educational needs, we would love to hear from you.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Important Notice: For you to be successful in applying for the above position you should be eligible to work in the UK or hold a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and integrity are at the heart of what we do. During the application process, you are required to:

– Give details for us to complete Reference checks;

– Provide an Enhanced DBS disclosure


We are committed to safeguarding children’s and young people’s welfare within education. We have a policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, we encourage you to please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. 

Pink Tile Education, their schools and candidates all share the view of “Best Fit, Every Time” and our role is to ensure that every candidate we place has a positive impact on the team of their new employers.

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