Primary Teaching Assistant

£79 Per Day

Teaching Assistant – Haywards Heath area, West Sussex – Full-time – 8:30 – 3:55 Monday to Friday, Term Time Only.

Pink Tile Education are recruiting a Teaching Assistant for our client; a forward-thinking special school near Crawley and Haywards Heath. The pupil community is diverse & spans from KS1 to KS2. You will support the team in providing an opportunity for these young people to re-engage and enjoy the core curriculum, as well as other activities.

The school specialises in SEMH, Social Emotional & Mental Health, and caters for primary-aged children with challenging behaviour and some SEND.

This is a permanent role which follows a 12-week temporary probation. The school are looking for TAs that share that permanent view of the role.

£79 per day – Temp to Perm


  • Enhanced DBS on the update service, or willing to obtain one (we can help you to obtain one before your start date)
  • Able to adapt to the different needs of each student
  • Confident working with children & young people in SEN and behaviour
  • A thick skin, confidence and patience – resilience in times of challenges
  • Previous work with primary (not essential)
Applicants should have access to a car due to the beautiful but rural location of the school.


  • Support the class teacher
  • Support the pupils
  • Understand individual needs & adapt approach
  • Maintain a smooth-running classroom – turning challenging behaviour around with patience, understanding, distraction, authority and reasoning.
  • Keeping the children safe.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Important Notice: In order 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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