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Teaching Assistant at Chulmleigh Primary: Part time, Permanent



Part time, permanent, Teaching Assistant

Grade C - £9.81 per hour (includes inflationary pay increase)

17.5 hours per week x 39 weeks per annum

Required as soon as possible

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, committed, patient and motivated Teaching Assistant to join our team. The post involves supervising and providing support for pupils, including those with special needs, to enable access to learning.

The role is currently based in our Year 6 Academy where you will be providing general learning support to children within the classroom.  However, you may be required to support children in other year groups at a later date. Experience of working with all ages and abilities would be an advantage.

The role of the successful candidate will include providing help with learning tasks; feeding back to the teacher on progress made, encouraging students to take responsibility for their own learning, self-care and promoting development of self-esteem, promoting independent learning, and supporting children to lead a healthy, active life. The role is to provide support each morning from 9 am – 12.30 pm, Monday to Friday.  Further hours may be available as a Meal Time Assistant (paid at Grade A, £9.25 per hour).

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

You will find the job  description by clicking on the link below.  If you wish to apply, please download and complete the application form and email it to

Closing date:  10am Tuesday, 15 September 2020

Interview date:   Tuesday, 22 September 2020