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Teaching Assistant

  • East Sussex

  • Bede's Preparatory School

  • Full-time


Bede’s, a thriving Prep School on the south coast in Eastbourne, is looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant with EYFS experience, from September 2019.


The Teaching Assistant role we are looking to fill will be full time and will primarily work with our exceptional Reception teacher. EYFS experience is essential, preferably within a preschool or reception class, as is an understanding of Development Matters and the specific recording of observations under EYFS regulations is required. However, you might also be required to support teachers in any designated year group. The successful applicant will ensure that every child is able to gain the most from their education by supporting them with their learning as required. We are looking for creative candidates who will make a big impact in the life and learning environment of our pupils.

The successful applicant will have a keen interest in working with children and in supporting and developing their learning.

As a member of the Teaching Assistant team, you will have good interpersonal skills, be flexible and focused on the needs and wellbeing of the child. You will be a team player with a ‘can do’ approach to work and a good sense of humour.

Hours of Work: Full time – 8am – 4pm Monday to Friday, term time only.

The closing date for applications is 4pm on Friday 12th April

To apply for this position please complete the application form provided below and send this to

Bede's is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service


Further Information


Bede's Preparatory School

Duke's Drive, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN20 7XL

  • 217 Day Boys (3 months-13)
  • 16 Boarding Boys (10-13)
  • 135 Day Girls (3 months-13)
  • 5 Boarding Girls (10-13)

01323 734222

Closing Date: 12 April 2019

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