TA (with MDSA Duties)

To start as soon as possible.

Closing date: Friday 14th June at midday
Interviews: Monday 24th June

The St Thomas á Becket Church of England Federation is looking for a new member of staff to add to their existing support staff team. You will be working and based within Framfield CEP School.

We are looking for a candidate who is highly motivated, energetic, with the ability to work alone and as part of a team to join our welcoming and friendly school for a total of 2 days a week (Monday and Friday),12.00 hours a week (8.30 am to 3.00 pm). The hours will include 1 hour each day as a mid-day supervisor and the other hours as a teaching assistant.

We require an individual who has experience of working with and engaging with children in a calm, innovative and resourceful manner. A good level of English and Maths is required.

TA Role

Starting Grade 2 point 4 £17711 pro rata. 10 hours a week.

You should have the skills and abilities necessary for; providing pupil targeted and classroom support; preparing resources and liaising effectively with colleagues, parents and outside agencies; flexible and able to use their own initiative.

The post holder will work closely alongside the class teacher and other support staff as part of our supportive and enthusiastic team.


Single Status grade 1 point 2 £17364 pro rata. 2 hours a week.

The successful candidate will work during the lunchtime period leading and promoting playground games and social activity. They will be and supporting a calm and orderly lunch hall by following the school behaviour policy and interacting positively with pupils.

You will need to be creative and able to work on your own initiative.

Experience of working and playing with young children is desirable.

We can offer:

  • further training and a comprehensive induction programme;
  • the opportunity to develop your career in a successful, forward thinking school;
  • a vibrant and exciting environment with supportive colleagues;
  • a supportive Leadership Team.

Informal visits to the school are encouraged. Please contact the School Office via office@framfieldcep.e-sussex.sch.uk or 01825 890 258 for an application pack or to arrange an informal visit.

Application packs can also be downloaded below:

MDSA Job Description | TA Job Description| Support Staff Application Form

Tag Rugby

On the 26th March a team of 8 5/6 children represented the school in a tag rugby comp.

All of the children were fantastic and worked well as a team supporting each other. We played 7 games, winning 2 of them, drawing 4 and losing 1. Great job everyone.

Tag Rugby

On the 19th March, 8  year 3/4 children represented the school in a tag rugby festival at UCTC. For some, this was the first time playing rugby and for others this was the first time they represented the school. All children were fantastic and everyone had a great time learning new skills. We played 3 games and won all 3. Well done to everyone involved.

New PE Equipment

Take a look at our new PE equipment which we got with some of the money that Framfield won while taking part in Beat the Street last summer.

Swimming Gala

On the 31st January 13 children across KS2 took part in an afternoon Swimming Gala. This is a fantastic event, organised down to the last minute by the PE department and a team of sports leaders.

All children took part in at least one race. With 11 schools taking part there were some fantastic performances. When the final points had been recorded and the results were in Framfield were given bronze!!!!!!

With one child getting overall Gold for the 50m freestyle and two children getting overall bronze for their races. Well done to everyone that took part in the event.