Teaching Assistant

Expiring today

Plymouth, Devon
Grade C
20 Nov 2023
30 Nov 2023
Contract Type
Part Time


PERMANENT, 16 HOURS PER WEEK, 38 WEEKS PER ANNUM TERM TIME ONLY, Working hours: Mon/Tue 0830 – 12:25 TA / 12:55-1:25 MTA / 1:25 – 3:25 TA (30 minute unpaid lunchbreak 12:25- 12:55) Wed: 0830 – 12:25 TA / 12:55-1:25 MTA

DEVON NJC GRADE C ANNUAL SALARY: £7,200.88-£7,492.07 (PRO RATA OF £19,264 - £20,043)

This is an exciting opportunity to join Westcountry Schools Trust, currently employing over 2000 staff and growing. We are a dynamic organisation with our students and staff at our heart. Built on an extensive track record of excellence, the Trust combines a range of secondary colleges, primary schools and business units based in a variety of sites across Devon and Cornwall. We are also a stone’s throw from some of the best beaches and countryside in the country.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and caring Teaching Assistant and Mealtime Assistant to provide support to children within our school. In this role, you will work closely with targeted children to help them access the curriculum, participate in activities, and reach their full potential. You will be an integral part of their educational journey, offering support and guidance while fostering a positive and inclusive learning environment.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has previous experience working as a Teaching Assistant. This is desired but not essential.
  • Patience, empathy, and a passion for supporting children with SEN.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently.
  • A positive and flexible attitude towards working with children with diverse needs

If you have the commitment to work in a school that is continually striving to ensure the highest possible standards of pupil achievement, personal development and well-being, your application would be very welcome. Visits to the school are highly encouraged, please contact the school office on 01752 830317. to arrange a visit.

Application forms; full job description and person specification are available from www.holbeton.devon.sch.uk; News & Events/Vacancies.

Completed applications should be submitted to admin@holbeton.devon.sch.uk by Thursday, 30th November 1200 midday. Interviews will take place on Tuesday 5 th December. Shortlisted candidates will be emailed on Friday, 1st December 2023

Holbeton primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The posts are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

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