Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    2 December 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    16 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Key stage
Working pattern
Will consider full time, term time
26.25hrs as TA plus 5hrs as MTA
Contract type
Fixed term (July 2024)
£9.81 per hour

Job summary

The Link Academy Trust are looking for an enthusiastic, passionate and talented individual to join our wonderful team at Moretonhampstead Primary School. This particular role is a fixed term appointment linked to EHCP funding for specific support for a pupil with complex special educational needs in Year 3.

Ideally, you will:
- Provide a sensitive and nurturing approach to children’s needs,
- Be able to build positive relationships with children, staff and parents;
- Have excellent English and Maths skills;
- Be willing to work as part of a team and have a good sense of humour;
- Be able to use your own initiative when required;
- Have experience in a similar role in a school;
- Have prior knowledge and experience of working with children with special educational needs.

You should have English and Maths to GCSE A-C or equivalent.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Applying for the job

Completed applications should be emailed direct to the Trust HR Officer, Sue Howard

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
School size
135 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Contact email

About Moretonhampstead Primary School

Moretonhampstead is a vibrant school with a warm and friendly family atmosphere. We have kind, curious and engaged children and a staff team who are highly dedicated and strive to do the very best for every child. We enjoy positive relationship with parents and the local community. We are fortunate to have a superb modern school building with excellent facilities and spacious grounds and outdoor spaces, nestled in Moretonhampstead within Dartmoor National Park.

We offer you the support of clear systems, protocols, expectations and structures to help you to succeed. You will need to show initiative, creativity and demonstrate the aptitude to work as part of a successful and growing team to improve the life chances of our pupils and make every child feel ‘special’.
We want you to come and join our happy, positive learning environments where our consistent vision is that through collaboration we will always be ‘Stronger Together’.

Arranging a visit to Moretonhampstead Primary School

The Academy Head, Mrs Alex Waterman, would be happy to further discuss and explain the requirements of this role. Please feel free to contact her on 01647 440482 for an informal chat.

School location

Betton Way, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ13 8NA

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