An Introduction to Devonjobs

Devonjobs is the dedicated recruitment service for Devon County Council and other Local Authorities, voluntary and charitable organisations. The site receives over 200 adverts every month, therefore, if you are looking for a career in Devon this site should be your first port of call.

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What Is A Supporting Statement

Many jobs on Devon Jobs will ask you to complete a supporting statement as part of the application. Undoubtedly, the hiring manager will have a lot of these to sift through so it’s important that yours stands out. This guidance will help yours to stand out

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Starting A New Job

It’s natural to feel nervous when starting a new job. However, these helpful do’s and don’ts will leave you feeling prepared and hopefully less anxious about the prospect! The dos of job interviews Be punctual: This is as vital as it was for your interview

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Latest Jobs

Marketing & Resources Assistant - Lipson Co-operative Academy

  • Devon
  • Part Time/Term Time
  • 20493 - 23080 pro rata

Required to start as soon as possible Lipson Co-operative Academy is looking to recruit a committed and flexible individual to lead on the marketing and publicity of the Academy across all formats and platforms available. The recruit needs to have some marketing experience and be able to drive the marketing strategy to provide a consistency throughout all forms of media used by staff and students. Application details for this post can be obtained from the academy website or by telephoning the academy. Tel: 01752 671318 Email: lca@lipson.plymouth.sch.uk Website: www.lipsonco-operativeacademy.coop Headteacher: Mr M Brook Your completed application form should be returned by email to hr@lipson.plymouth.sch.uk Please apply by noon on 26 April 2021.
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Qualified Primary Teachers 1-2-1 Mentors

  • Devon
  • Variable Hours
  • 22 - 24

1-2-1 Mentors is a tuition partner of the National Tutoring Programme. This would ideally suit candidates seeking 3-5 days Monday to Friday. Annual leave to be taken during school holidays. 1-2-1 Mentors work with children and young people, helping them to raise their aspirations, and build resilience to achieve their potential. Working alongside mentors, we have a small team of specialist, outreach teachers who offer targeted 1:1/small group support across all Key Stages.  These teachers are experienced in working with pupils with complex social, emotional, behavioural and medical issues as well as offering targeted academic tutoring within school. We aim to give the pupils the optimum chance of progressing academically and emotionally so that they can achieve success within their school.  Teaching support can take place in the home, a local venue, our Exeter based Centre or within the school setting itself. We are expanding our Secondary and Primary Teaching Services in Devon and are seeking to recruit enthusiastic, committed individuals who have the qualities to work effectively with children who can, at times, present with challenging behaviour and experience significant barriers to their learning. Empathy, perseverance, personal resilience and creativity are all essential qualities, alongside strong curriculum knowledge. The successful candidate should have experience of working with secondary or primary aged children and a good knowledge and understanding of the barriers to learning. As a teacher on the team you must be able to remain calm in challenging situations, show initiative and be confident of lone working in a variety of settings. Excellent communication skills, flexibility and the ability to work with key partners in education and social care are essential. 1-2-1 Mentors are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect our team and applicants  to share this commitment. For these posts, pre-employment checks will be carried out and the successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced DBS check. A driving licence and the use of a car are essential. Website: www.1-2-1mentors.com For an informal discussion, please contact either: Sue Bullock, Secondary Teacher Co-ordinator on 07803 513263 or, Frances Harding, Primary Teacher Co-ordinator on  07754 748136. To apply download the documents from this page Job Description Person Specification Application Form Please return completed application forms to be emailed to lintowsey@1-2-1mentors.com
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Nursery Nurse

  • Devon
  • Full Time

We are looking for a qualified Nursery Nurse to join our team of dedicated staff. The role is to implement and maintain a high quality, caring environment for the children. This includes creating a warm, friendly and stimulating atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially and educationally through individual attention and group activities. The successful candidate must hold at least a Level 3 in Early Years Education, have proven recent experience within a childcare setting and a working knowledge of the EYFS curriculum. They must be an excellent communicator, have excellent time management skills, be of a motivated and positive manner and show commitment, enthusiasm and high energy levels. There could be the potential to progress into a leadership role within the setting. We offer a competitive salary, continuing professional development, in house training and a staff recognition scheme. If you’re looking for a rewarding, fulfilling role where every day is different, please contact us now on 01392 498814. Here at Munchkins, our ethos is that every child deserves to have the best start in life. We pride ourselves on delivering high quality care, creating wonderful experiences for the children and employing passionate and motivated staff.
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Our Reviews

We advertise all our vacancies with Devon Jobs and have always received a brilliant service; they are extremely responsive and prompt at getting our adverts posted. A number of our applicants hear about our vacancies through Devon Jobs - proof that it's an effective platform, hence we will be continuing to use Devon Jobs to advertise our vacancies. Thank you Devon Jobs - keep up the good work!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Majority of the roles available here at Devon Jobs are located across Devon but we do have some roles that stretch across the South West. We also have roles in Cornwall, Plymouth, Dorset, Somerset and within the Torbay area.

Simply search for a role in the location and field you wish. Then follow the instructions on each post, as this may vary from role to role. Fill out your contact details, ensuring they are correct, and you can be contacted easily.

Preparing for a job interview can be daunting but there is no need to worry. You have got to the next stage of the recruitment process and you have the experience needed for the role. Why not take a look at our post on ‘Preparing for a job interview’ it gives some great advice on how to get ready for you interview.

We would always recommend writing a cover letter. Although your application form will show your past work history and your education details, a cover letter is your chance to make a great impression from the start and tell the recruiter why they should ask you for an interview.

You can search by Location or job role here at Devon jobs or simply enter a key word in the first search box, for example if you are searching for a rewarding career in social care. Type ‘social care’ into the search field and all the jobs with this sector will appear. That simple to find the ideal job for you.

This list can be endless, there are an array of rewarding careers within local government. These include: -
- Administration
- Communications, Marketing & PR
- Childcare
- Education
- Environment, Conservation & Waste
- Finance & Accounting
- Highways, Transport & Traffic
- Housing & Planning
- HR & Recruitment
- IT
- Legal / Trading Standards
- Leisure & Tourism
- Management & Senior Management
- Domestic/Manual Roles
- Nursing
- Project & Programme Management
- Reporting, Data & MI
- School Leadership
- Social Care & Health
- Teaching
- Youth and Community

It couldn’t be simpler to advertise with Devon Jobs. We have a great coverage and are visited by hundreds of applicants a day. Take a look at our guide on how to advertise with us here