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  • Closing date

    18 July 2024 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    3 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,500 - £24,294

Teaching Assistant job summary

Salary: NJC Grade C - £23,500 - £24,294 FTE (This will be paid pro-rata to reflect hours and weeks worked)

Working Pattern: This is a permanent position working 29.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Woodwater Academy in Exeter is seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant. This post will work Monday-Friday, 8:45am-3:15pm, 39 weeks per year.

We require an individual who is enthusiastic, conscientious, self-motivated and would like to provide a key role in enabling access to learning for our pupils. This role will involve working closely with teachers and other colleagues to support a range of pupils, including those with recognised special educational needs. It is a highly rewarding position within a supportive team, where you can gain new skills and make a real difference to the education of our children.

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and organisational skills, and be able to undertake work, care and support programmes as directed by the class teacher and SENDCo. We are very proud of our inclusive school and our support staff team play a vital role in enabling our children to succeed.

Woodwater Academy is a member of the Ventrus Multi Academy Trust, a group of Devon schools who actively work together to ensure the delivery of a curriculum which meets the needs of all pupils and provides opportunities that are broad and challenging. You would be joining a team of positive colleagues within the school and Trust that are committed to improving outcomes for all pupils.

For further details regarding these positions please see the attached Job Description.

To apply for this role please submit your application online; your supporting statement should outline your suitability for the post.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Thursday 18th July 2024, interviews will be held on Monday 22nd July 2024.

All shortlisted applicants will be subject to an online search.

Ventrus Multi Academy Trust require all applicants to be eligible to work in the UK with no restrictions, as we are unable to offer sponsorship/work visas. You will be required to provide proof of Right to Work at interview stage.

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 Woodwater Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
329 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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