Teaching Assistant (TA3) working in EYFS

Little Common School is a large primary on the outskirts of Bexhill. We have a talented and dedicated team of staff and governors who are committed to our school vision: Learning, Caring, Succeeding…together.

We currently have a vacancy for a TA3 in EYFS.  The role will involve class cover, therefore experience in Nursery or Foundation Stage is preferred.  However, excellent applicants with experience in other phases are welcome to apply.

We are a Thrive school and an interest in this nurturing approach is important.


Working hours will be:

Monday-Friday 8.35am-3:20pm (28.75 hpw) term time only.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and can be arranged by contacting Sue Cherry on 01424 842297 ext 202


Closing date for applications is Monday 5th November 12 noon

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 13th November  

Documents and application:


Job Description/Person Specification


Application Form


Please send completed application forms to personnel@littlecommon.e-sussex.sch.uk or by post to:  Sue Cherry, Little Common School, Shepherds Close, Bexhill On Sea, East Sussex. TN39 4SQ. 

Please note we cannot accept CVs

Additional Information

Work Permits:

We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits. 

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

Equal Opportunities

East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.