EYFS Teaching Assistants (5 posts) - Bidwell Brook School

  • Multiple Locations
  • Multiple Terms
  • £9.99 - £10.39 per hour (pending the 2022/23 pay award)

Bidwell Brook School in Dartington, part of the Learn to Live Federation, is a Special School for children and young people aged 3 - 19 with severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties.

We are currently looking for Teaching Assistants to work in our Early Years and Key Stage 1 Department to commence September or October 2022.

Working under the guidance of the teaching staff, you will support pupils as part of a class team. We offer a child centred curriculum and you will enable our pupils to access learning opportunities and to achieve their full potential both educationally and emotionally. You will help deliver pre-planned learning, care and therapy programmes in an inspiring learning environment.

Previous experience of working with young children in an early learning environment is preferable. An understanding of EYFS curriculum, continuous provision, encouraging independent problem solving, creative play and learning through play is desirable, along with some SEN experience.

You will have excellent communication skills, IT skills, be patient, caring, flexible and resilient.

We have a variety of hours available ranging from two days per week to five days per week. Our working day is 8.50am to 3.20pm.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This role requires a DBS disclosure.
This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.

Please download the application form below and, once completed, return by email to mcamier@bidwellbrook.devon.sch.uk.
We do not accept CV's.
The school is closed for the summer holidays from 28 July 2022 to 31 August 2022. All applicants will be contacted shortly after our return.

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Job Details

  • OrganisationDevon County Schools
  • Work LocationSouth HamsDevon
  • Work Postcode

    TQ9 6JU

  • Reference


  • Occupational GroupEducation Support

  • Salary Details

    £9.99 - £10.39 per hour (pending the 2022/23 pay award)

  • Job TermPermanent
  • Appointment TypeFull TimePart TimeTerm TimeVariable Hours
  • Hours

    Range of hours from 12 to 30.67 hours per week, 39 weeks per annum

  • Closing Date


  • DBS Check Required