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The Weald Community School

The WealdCommunity School and Sixth Form

School (Y7 - 11): 01403 787200

Sixth Form: 01403 787283

Teaching Assistants

Up to 28 hours 45 minutes per week, 38 weeks worked per year

Term time only - Part-time, Temporary and Permanent contracts available

Grade 4 Points 5-6 - Actual salary £12,524 per full year for 28h 45min per week (£19,312 per annum FTE)

We are looking for highly motivated and committed Teaching Assistants to join our Learning Support Department in September 2022. Part-time, temporary and permanent contracts are available.

Successful candidates will need to be well qualified as they will be supporting students in a range of different key stages and curriculum areas.  Good literacy skills and numeracy are essential.

The Weald is an outstanding, high achieving, popular and oversubscribed 11-18 comprehensive school, situated in the heart of the West Sussex countryside, 10 minutes from Horsham, 35 minutes from Guildford and Brighton, and an hour by train to London. 

The school has an excellent record of academic and pastoral achievement and we pride ourselves in creating a caring and respectful ethos where every child is important. The school was judged to be “Outstanding in all areas” by Ofsted. Our three year rolling average Progress 8 results places us in the top 20% of schools nationally for progress.

An application pack is available from our website To apply, please download and complete the application form and return it to [email protected]

Interviews will be held on various dates during the summer break. The first interview date is Wednesday 27th July 2022.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.