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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    17 November 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    2 October 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

Grade B/C: £10.79- £11.59 per hour

Lady Seaward's Primary - Teaching Assistant, 32.5 hrs per week job summary

Lady Seawards is a small rural primary school which is set in the idyllic village of Clyst St George on the outskirts of Exeter, with easy access to the M5.

The school provides a secure, nurturing and challenging learning environment with a family atmosphere, where the children come first and has an excellent partnership with parents/carers and the local community. 

We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to work closely with our SEN children. Ideally the role will be 32.5 hours per week, but we will consider candidates seeking less hours. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible and highly motivated individual to work alongside the class teacher across all areas of the curriculum.

  • To deliver targeted interventions.
  • To promote inclusion through the development of social skills, language and emotional well-being.
  • To work under the direction of the class teacher and liaise with other professionals both within and outside the school.
  • You will be expected to show a high degree of initiative and be able to react to given situations with integrity and compassion.

Desirable characteristics:

  • experience in working with children with SEND and 1:1
  • experience supporting intimate care
  • experience supporting children with language delay and social communication difficulties
  • experience supporting children with behavioural difficulties 

There is an element of Mealtime Assistant cover within this role. This position is offered on a fixed term basis linked to funding and the SEND needs of the school.

You are encouraged to visit the school prior to application and can contact the school office on  01392 873629 to arrange this. 

By being part of First Federation Trust, Lady Seawards employees benefit from extended networking and school to school support, access to the local government pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, and an employee wellbeing programme.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post. Our Child Protection policy can be found on the school's website www.clyst-st-george.devon.sch.uk .  All shortlisted applicants will be subject to an online search. 

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Lady Seaward's Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
102 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

School location

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