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Teaching Assistant at Chulmleigh Community College



Teaching Assistant

Fixed term contract to 31/08/2021

30 hours per week x 39 weeks per annum

(Job share considered)

Grade C: £9.81 to £10.21 per hour

 (depending on experience)

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, committed, patient and motivated Teaching Assistant to join our team at Chulmleigh Community College.

The post involves providing support for pupils, including those with special needs, to enable access to learning. You will be tenacious and committed to supporting the needs and development of individual pupils whilst being an excellent team player and communicator. Previous experience of working with pupils with different abilities would be an advantage. The successful candidate will provide support across KS3 (age 11-14 years).

The postholder will also be timetabled to provide important 1:1 support to one of our KS3 pupils.

Candidates should demonstrate the following skills and attributes:

  • A good standard of English and Mathematics
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Patience and positivity
  • Support inclusion and be fully committed to ensuring the very best for all our pupils
  • The ability to support colleagues, use positive behaviour management strategies and ensure the school continues its excellent provision for all pupils

We are pleased to offer this fixed term role, which is expected to end on 31/08/2021.

This is a new role and provides an increase in our Teaching Assistant provision. The role is available immediately and an early start date would be preferred. We would welcome applications from candidates who are interested in a part time role, as we would be pleased to consider job share options. 

An application form, job description are available below.

Please email completed application forms to  by 10 am on Tuesday, 12 January 2021. Please indicate on the application form your preference for the number of working hours, which will be discussed at interview.  We intend to appoint the best applicant(s) for the role.

As employers, we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and in that regard have appropriate policies and procedures.  All staff undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and interviews will include questions about safeguarding children.

Closing date: 10 am on Tuesday, 12th January 2021

Interview date: Wednesday, 20th January 2021