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Year 5/6 Class Teaching Assistant and Midday Meals Supervisor (Maternity Cover)

We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced and well organised Teaching Assistant 3/MDSA to cover maternity leave in our small school team on the following days:

TA3 - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9 am - 12 pm - 12 hours (working with Yrs 5/6)

(There would also be the opportunity of 5.5  hours in addition to this to cover PPA for any candidate with the necessary skills - TA3 PPA cover - Monday and Weds 1 - 3 pm and Friday 1.15 - 2.45 pm - 5.5 hours)

MDSA - Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12 - 1 pm - 3 hours

Start date will be 18/02/2021 (as soon as successful pre-employment checks have been completed) and in line with government guidance at the time.

The successful candidate will have school based experienced and be

  *highly organised, hardworking and pay attention to detail.

  *able to maintain confidentiality.

  *able to communicate effectively.

  *able to prioritise workload and meet deadlines.

  *able to maintain efficient record keeping systems.

Come and be part of our friendly and successful team in a beautiful countryside setting. Our children are delightful, hard working and a pleasure to be with.

Closing date for applications 10/02/2021.  Completed applications should be returned to: recruitment@thewealdfederation.org

Interviews will be held either in person or via Microsoft Teams according to the current Covid 19 restrictions. Date to be confirmed.

Application packs are available via the school office or website:


01892 852866


The Weald Federation was formed in September 2019 with the amalgamation of Saxonbury (Frant and Mark Cross) and Aspire (Mayfield and Five Ashes) Federations.  The schools are working together to enhance both the academic and pastoral opportunities for the pupils.  The larger federation also offers staff a wide variety of CPD and career progression oppportunities



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