Education Assistant

£79 Per Day

Teaching Assistant – Lewes area, West Sussex – Full-time – 8:30 – 3:30 Monday to Friday, Term Time Only. £79 per day. 

About The School

Our school is a leading charity dedicated to providing exceptional education and care for children and young adults with complex neurodisabilities, physical disabilities and health needs.

Our state-of-the-art facilities and expert staff create a nurturing environment where individuals can thrive, reach their full potential, and make a difference in their lives and that of their families.

Position Overview

At our school, we offer a truly specialist type of education. We have developed a world-class range of specialist services that are necessary to meet the needs of our children and young people.

The Education Assistant’s role is vital in ensuring that they can go to school to learn, make friends and have fun.

As an Education Assistant, you will support the teacher in creating opportunities for the young people to learn, each in their own way. As well as supporting teaching, you will be trained by nurses, therapists and senior staff to carry out many other activities to support with eating and drinking, personal care and manual handling. You will need to be flexible, creative, and patient with a keen eye for detail. It’s hard work and requires commitment but it’s a hugely fulfilling job.

If you demonstrate a high level of skill at the interview and have relevant prior experience, you may be eligible to start your employment with us as a Specialist Education Assistant.

• A basic sense of the care and support required for people with physical and neurodisabilities.

• A commitment to providing the best quality support we can.

• Showing dignity and respect to the young people and staff you will be working with.

• Flexibility and enthusiasm

• Be able to work constructively as part of a team, understanding your role and responsibilities within the team.

• Able to work under pressure.

Working Pattern

This is a term time-only contract: 32.5 hours per week (5 days per week). All roles are based on site.

Why join us? Here are some of the perks (in the permanent contract post-temp)

• Up to 7.5% employers’ contribution to pension

• Term time only

• Free access to the Employee Assistance Programme which includes financial advice and a variety of perks (discount vouchers etc)

• Free on-site parking

• Subsidised Café

• Support & Guidance – You will be guided and supported by a team of dedicated trained staff.

• Gym discounts – savings of up to 25% on gym memberships. You can select from 3200 gyms, health clubs, boot camps and yoga studios.

• Cycle2Work – savings of at least 32% on a new bike or accessories from Halfords

• Mobile phone discounts – an average saving of 28% on an EE contract

• Appreciation awards – receive Love 2 Shop vouchers at key milestones throughout your career.


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

You must have a Child Enhanced DBS on the update service to be put forward for an interview/trial at the school. If you need to obtain a DBS, we can help.


We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people 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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