January 23, 2023
Short Summary
We are an award winning academy who are now recruiting a Teaching Assistant and Midday Meal Supervisor to join us on a permanent basis.
Main Pay Scale: West Sussex Grade 3 - £21,029 - £21,189
Working Pattern
Part Time
Closing Date
February 05, 2023


Teaching Assistant (20.75 hours per week), Midday Meals Supervisor (five hours per week)

We are an award winning academy who are now recruiting a Teaching Assistant and Midday Meal Supervisor to join us on a permanent basis.

Teaching Assistants play a crucial role in promoting the learning and personal development of all pupils including, but not exclusively, those with special education needs. Our Midday Meal Supervisors ensure our children have a great lunchtime and are ready to learn when they return to their classrooms.

​​​​​​​Do you enjoy working in a fun, fast paced environment where no day is the same? Are you passionate about improving the lives of children?

Lindfield Primary Academy

At Lindfield Primary Academy, we pride ourselves on building relationships between staff and pupils that are caring and positive. Each child feels valued. Dedicated support staff ensure every child’s needs are met, and their spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is supported.

Our on-site Forest School allows children to develop a connection with nature. The opportunity to explore builds children’s confidence, develops their self-esteem and enhances their emotional and social skills.

The academy is a well-resourced setting where high expectations, good teaching and dedicated staff mean each pupil, as an individual, is both supported and challenged, whatever their ability. It has a published admissions number of 90 and a total capacity of 630 pupils.

We truly value the experience, dedication, and commitment of all our employees and believe in the power of motivated and happy staff. This is why we seek to enrich and reward our employees wherever we can, by offering a wide range of exciting and useful employee benefits.

These include:

  • Automatic pay increments.
  • High quality continuous professional development and support for your career progression.
  • A strong commitment to your health & wellbeing including; onsite Wellbeing Champions, designated Mental Health Ambassadors, flexible working opportunities from Day one, and Employee Assistance programme.
  • Generous public sector pension scheme.
  • Discounts on retail & travel.
  • Cycle 2 Work scheme.
  • Charity giving.
  • Our salaries are aligned to the Real Living Wage, ensuring all our support staff are paid a minimum of £10.90 per hour.

We are proud to be part of the University of Brighton Academies Trust; a family of infant, primary and secondary schools based in Sussex.

Working Together, Delivering Excellence, Achieving Ambitions, and Nurturing Potential are the values that guide us. Our mission is to ‘inspire our children and staff to flourish and achieve their best’ so we positively impact our communities we serve. We aim to create a vibrant, inclusive community, transforming lives and broadening horizons through excellent teaching and learning.

The University of Brighton is the sponsor of the University of Brighton Academies Trust. Close connection with the university allows us to draw on the expertise of its education experts and external contacts – something that greatly benefits our academies and our pupils.

Find out more:  To arrange a visit or to have an informal discussion about this role please contact Emma Oliver on

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Closing Date: 5 February 2023.

Interview Date: 9 February 2023.

Our commitment

The University of Brighton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We welcome applications from all members of the community. 

The Trust is proud to be part of the government’s Disability Confident scheme which underpins our staff recruitment practices.

Only registered members can apply for jobs.