Are you a team player with a positive attitude?
Are you passionate about supporting all children to achieve?
Are you looking to gain classroom experience as a Teaching Assistant?
If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our friendly and supportive school; supporting children with additional needs. We are a caring, community school just off of the M5 on the outskirts of Exeter.
The post is temporary until 31 August 2024 in the first instance with a view to continue beyond this subject to funding.
This role is for approximately 24 hours, working 4 days a week, and will include 30 minutes lunch time supervision a day. Specific days and timings can be discussed at interview as we may be able to offer some flexibility for the right candidate here.
You should have a good standard of general education with good numeracy and literacy skills. You will be able to communicate effectively with children and adults, have a flexible and proactive attitude, a good sense of humour and be friendly and approachable. We are looking for someone who will help all of our pupils: Nurture and Grow Together through Resilience, Aspiration and Kindness.
Your primary role will be to support children in across Reception/KS1 (working 1 to 1 and with small groups) under the guidance of the class teacher. Experience of working with children in an educational setting, along with the ability to work flexibly using your own initiative, are highly desirable attributes. However, prior work as a teaching assistant is not essential as we can provide full training and support to the right person.
We are happy to provide you with a tour of the school so that you can see our supportive staff in action. To arrange a tour, or for further information, please contact the school on 01392 874583.
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.
All employees handling personal data, must do so responsibly, securely and in line with the school's Data Protection Policy, guidance and training.
Please download the application form below and, once completed, return to firstname.lastname@example.org (our sister school).
Interview Date: 10 or 11 October 2023
- OrganisationDevon County Schools
- Work LocationExeterDevon
- Work Postcode
- Occupational GroupEducation Support
- Salary Details
£10.79 per hour (pay award pending)
- Job TermFixed
- Appointment TypePart TimeTerm Time
Approximately 24 hours per week, 38 weeks per annum
- Closing Date
- DBS Check Required