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  • Start date details

    1st September 2024

  • Closing date

    23 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    12 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,500.00 - £24,294.00 Annually (FTE) Actual Salary between £10879 - £11499 (dependant on experience)

Part Time Teaching Assistant, 20.00 hrs per week (5 days a week, 39 weeks per year) job summary

About Plympton St Maurice Primary School

Welcome to Plympton St Maurice Primary School, a small, one form entry primary school where every child is noticed. Our school is a welcome, calm learning environment where our staff team recognise the importance of being an individual, with individual needs and differences.

Our school grounds are unique. The school itself comprises of one long corridor with classes stemming from this. Our grounds are special – we have a larger than average school field with our own forest school area (and outdoor classroom) as well as a purpose build foundation area (covered for all weather use) and playground with equipment to keep the most active entertained.

Our children behave incredibly well in school and follow our three key principles of being safe, being kind and being ready to learn. Our staff are dedicated to improving the life chances of all children with our shared vision of ‘Nurturing curiosity to allow happy, aspirational children to flourish’.

We offer a wide range of clubs, residentials and whole school experiences as well as a rare overseas residential to France for our oldest children.

Are you someone who wants the best for every child? Plympton St Maurice Primary is a good school (Ofsted January 2020) looking to appoint an enthusiastic teaching assistant to commence 1st September 2024.

All applicants ideally should:

  • Have experience of delivering high quality Read Write Inc sessions

  • Have experience of working in Early Years (Reception).

  • Be hard working and committed to school improvement

  • Enjoy working with others

  • Bring new ideas to our school.

This post offers great flexibility in working arrangements, with term time only working and opportunities for work/life balances.

Visits to the school by prospective candidates are most welcome; please contact the school office on (01752) 337427 or karen.allen@psmps.co.uk

Plympton St. Maurice Primary School and the Westcountry Schools Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

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 Plympton St Maurice Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
187 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11

School location

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