Primary Teaching Assistant (Complex Needs)

£73 - £77 per day

Primary Teaching Assistant (Complex Needs) – Eastbourne – Full-time – Start ASAP


Our client is a fantastic specialist SEND School catering for pre-diagnosis ASD and complex needs. The role involves working 1:1 & in groups with young people aged 4-11 with complex needs, such as; wheelchair bound, non-verbal, pre-diagnosis ASD. The school is an amazing setting for young people with therapeutic resources & you will receive second-to-none guidance on carrying out your role safely, positively & effectively.

We are looking for a passionate, dedicated, and inspirational individual to join our client’s team with proven track records in achieving high standards of quality.

No experience working with young people? No problem! Our client provides excellent support & they are always in search of people that have the right mentality, home experience or transferrable skills from other sectors (hospitality, retail, customer service, care & medical, e.g.).

Key areas of responsibility

  • Supporting the delivery of lessons
  • Working closely with individual pupils on a 1:1 basis to support their learning.
  • Assisting group learning & activities
  • Promoting and enabling social development opportunities
  • Promoting positivity & ensuring a safe learning environment


  • Desire & passion for working with young people & supporting those with complex needs
  • Understanding of vulnerable young people & how to approach sensitive situations
  • Experience of working with students with a range of complex needs, including ASC or Emotional, Social and Attachment related needs (desirable)
  • Experience working with behaviour & the use of interventions/strategies in education (desirable)

The staff team are tight-knit, friendly and very supportive. The staff team work hard to achieve outstanding outcomes with their pupils. The school site is a marvelous environment with state-of-the-art facilities and resources which enables purposeful teaching and learning to take place.

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

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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