SEN Teaching Assistant - Torre C of E Academy (The Academies for Character and Excellence)

  • Multiple Locations
  • Multiple Terms
  • Torbay NJC Grade C (SCP 3 – 4): starting at £9.79 per hour

This post is fixed term linked to an individual Child.

The Academies for Character and Excellence has eight Primary Schools and three Pre-schools making up a dynamic and innovative learning organisation.

We live our mission and return to this constantly to help guide every action. At the heart of all we do is the pursuit of excellence; we want to grow an exceptional trust, comprised of excellent schools.  We are achieving this through our shared core values of collaboration, community, equity, and of course uncompromising excellence.

We are truly collaborative and we work together within, and across, our schools to ensure that all our children and members of staff achieve their potential. Together we work to create a full and rich curriculum offer allowing everyone to flourish - we translate our vision of excellence into our every-day practice.  We are proud of our outcomes, but we aspire to achieve more than just academic excellence for our children.  We also want our children to become healthy thinkers, curious explorers, caring citizens, knowledgeable participants and confident individuals.

We aim to serve our communities, and our schools make every effort to connect with families, local community groups and organisations to ensure that our children and families are nurtured, supported and provided with opportunities through our schools.

Our value of equity leads us to want the very best of every child and every member of staff.  The Academies for Character and Excellence believes in ‘Personal Growth for All’ and we are committed to tackle inequalities and overcome disadvantage, and to provide bespoke opportunities for professional learning for all.

We have a vacancy within our support team for a Level 2 1:1 SEN Teaching Assistant for Torre C of E Academy.

We are looking to appoint an exceptional candidate who:
• Will be enthusiastic, flexible and highly motivated working alongside the class teacher to support 1 SEN child across all areas of the curriculum
• Will be required to work under the direction of the class teacher and liaise with other professionals both within and outside the school
• Responsible for working with individual pupils and small groups
• Will be expected to show a high degree of initiative and be able to react to given solutions with integrity and compassion
• Have experience of working with children. Ideally, within a school environment
• Can inspire and motivate children and enable them to be the best that they can be
• Has the ability to encourage every child to learn and achieve and has enthusiasm, skill and desire to make a difference
• Has a passion to ensure high expectations for all ensuring that they make outstanding progress
• Can plan, prepare and promote constructive play during the lunchtime period

We welcome applications from highly motivated individuals who will work effectively as part of our excellent team and contribute to wider school life, building positive relationships with all members of our community.  We are looking for applicants who are dedicated to making a difference to children’s lives and to ensure every child has the opportunities they deserve

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS clearance is required for this post.

For further information, please email Charlotte Wilson People Advisor or to arrange a school visit please contact the school office directly on 01803 324007.

An application form is available to download from ACE Trust Vacancies | Academies for Character and Excellence | Devon ( or you can email our People Advisor .
Applications must be completed and emailed to by 9am on the closing date

Interview Date: Friday 7th October 2022

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Job Details

  • OrganisationOther Organisations
  • Work LocationTorbayDevon
  • Work Postcode

    TQ1 4DN

  • Reference


  • Occupational GroupEducation Support

  • Salary Details

    Torbay NJC Grade C (SCP 3 – 4): starting at £9.79 per hour

  • Job TermFixed
  • Appointment TypePart TimeTerm Time
  • Hours

    10 hours per week (9am -11am Monday - Friday) term time only

  • Closing Date


  • DBS Check Required