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Application forms and job descriptions for vacancies are available to download below. Completed application forms should be emailed to or posted to the school site.

All appointments are subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS clearance and verification of medical fitness. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

Woodlands Meed is an inclusive employer and committed to ensuring applicants with a disability are guaranteed an interview provided the minimum requirements for the role are met. We will ensure any reasonable adjustments you may need to access the interview are in place. We are committed to the Government Disability Confident scheme.

A full training programme will form part of your induction and a comprehensive INSET training package will equip you to meet the needs of our learners.

We offer all staff access to a bespoke employee wellbeing programme.

Teaching Assistants

Permanent, full time and part-time positions available.

Full time staff work 35 hours per week, term time only - 8.45 to 4pm Monday to Friday (5pm on Tuesdays). Please specify what hours you are available to work if applying for part-time.

Interested applicants need to have experience or a keen interest in meeting the needs of learners with a wide range of special needs and the ability to contribute positively to a team of class staff.

NJC Grade 4 /5 (scp 5-8) dependent on experience.

Pro rata salary SCP 4-8 £19150-£20129

There are vacancies for teaching assistants opening up regularly throughout the year.

We welcome applications for Teaching Assistant roles at any time due to length of time taken to complete pre-employment checks.


We are looking for hard-working & reliable cleaning operatives at Woodlands Meed School, Chanctonbury Rd, Burgess Hill, Sussex, RH15 9EY.

Join our friendly in-house cleaning team, permanent position, 3 hours per day from 16:00 to 19:00 Monday to Friday, with 25 days annual leave (to be taken in school holidays) plus bank holidays.

You will have your own area within the school to care for and make your own.

Experience is desirable but not essential as full training and support will be given.  

£9067 per annum with the option of joining our Local Government Pension Scheme

Closing date - ongoing