This job expired on 20 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    20 October 2021 at 7:00am

  • Date listed

    7 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Term time
27.5 hours/week - Monday - Friday
Contract type

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint a forward thinking, dynamic, highly motivated practitioner, to support provision for pupils at Great Torrington Primary School. The role will involve supporting quality first teaching within the classroom, implementing intervention programmes and providing focused support to identified pupils in the KS2. The successful candidate will have an excellent level of literacy and numeracy skills and the ability to inspire pupils to excel. An interest in supporting provision within a particular curriculum area would be a distinct advantage; please highlight curriculum strengths on your application form. High expectations and the capacity to enthuse and motivate pupils of all abilities are essential requirements for this post. Applicants will need to be confident, resilient, flexible, organised and able to use their own initiative. Bluecoat School has an excellent record for supporting staff development and we would welcome applications from individuals interested in pursuing a career in teaching over the longer term.

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School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
School size
515 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Contact phone number
01805 622333

About Great Torrington Bluecoat Church of England Primary School

Vision & Ethos
We are a spiritually vibrant and inclusive school, actively welcoming pupils and families from all religions and denominations and empowering them to excel. As a Church of England School a Christian ethos influences all of our activities and experiences. Through this we seek to promote the ‘Fruit of the Spirit’ which are, love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self control. All members of the Bluecoat community are appreciated and valued and emphasis is placed on recognising the contribution of each individual to the school as a whole.

We aim to provide a secure, caring and happy environment, which supports families and children from two to eleven years, and sets a firm foundation for future learning. We strive to provide the highest possible quality teaching and learning which focuses on equipping children with the confidence, skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to make informed choices about the issues they face in every area of their lives. We create a learning environment in which they can safely challenge their limitations and explore the opportunities the world has to offer. We believe that appropriate teaching and learning experiences help adults and children lead happy and rewarding lives.

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School location

Borough Road, Torrington, Devon, EX38 7NU

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