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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    15 March 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    23 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Devon NJC A 2

What skills and experience we're looking for

Major Responsibilities

To work under instruction/guidance to enable access to learning by:

■ To be responsible for the welfare and personal care of pupils with special educational needs

■ Responsible for working with individual pupils, groups and at times would be required to provide cover for a class under direction of the teacher

■ Delivering First Aid

■ Auditing medical supplies

■ Monitoring diabetic children

■ Support with meeting the needs of children who require intimate care

■ Delivering pre-determined learning/care/support programmes

■ Undertaking general clerical/administrative support for the teacher/department


Support the teacher by:

■ Assisting with the display of pupils work

■ Assisting with the planning of learning activities on a regular basis

■ Providing detailed and regular feedback to teachers on pupils’ achievement, progress, problems etc.

■ Promoting good pupil behaviour, dealing promptly with conflict and incidents in line with established policy and encouraging pupils to take responsibility for their own behaviour

■ Establishing constructive relationships with parents/carers and where appropriate participating in feedback sessions with parents alongside the teacher

■ Administering routine tests, invigilating exams and undertaking routine marking of pupils work

■ Providing clerical/administrative support e.g. photocopying, typing, filing, money, administration of course work etc.

Support the pupils by:

■ Supervising and providing particular support for pupils, including those with special needs, ensuring their safety and access to learning activities

■ Assisting with the development and implementation of Individual Education/Behaviour Plans and Personal Care Programmes

■ Establishing constructive relationships with pupils and interacting with them according to individual needs

■ Promoting the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils

■ Encouraging pupils to interact with others and to engage in activities led by the teacher

■ Setting challenging and demanding expectations and promoting self-esteem and independence

■ Providing feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement under the guidance of the teacher

Support the curriculum by:

■ Undertaking structured and agreed learning activities/teaching programmes and adjusting activities according to pupil responses

■ Undertaking programmes linked to local and national learning strategies e.g. literacy, numeracy, early years, recording achievement and progress and feeding back to the teacher

■ Supporting the use of ICT in learning activities and developing pupils competence and independence in its use

■ Preparing, maintaining and using equipment/resources required to meet the lesson plans/relevant learning activity and assisting pupils in their use

Support the school by:

■ Being aware of and complying with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, and reporting all concerns to an appropriate person

■ Being aware of and supporting difference and ensuring all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop

■ Contributing to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school

■ Appreciating and supporting the role of other professionals

■ Attending relevant meetings as required

■ Participating in training and other learning activities and performance development as required

■ Assisting with the supervision of pupils out of lesson times, including before and after school and at lunchtimes as required

■ Accompanying teaching staff and pupils on visits, trips and out of school activities as required and taking responsibility for a group under the supervision of the teacher

Whole school commitment

  • To demonstrate a commitment to the full life of the school and to work with all members of the team to ensure the success of the whole school and the Trust
  • To be supportive of the school’s and Trusts extra-curricular activities
  • To take an active part in the school and Trusts involvement with the wider community

To ensure the children’s safety at all times

What the school offers its staff


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 St Gabriel's CofE Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
165 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
07762 859361

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