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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    30 June 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    17 January 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: 31 hours per week (term time only – 38 weeks per year) 8.30am to 3.00pm (Mon,Tue,Thu,Fri) 8.30am to 4.00pm (Wed-training 3.00 pm to 4.00 pm) Includes 30 minute unpaid lunch break Plus 13 induction training sessions on Tuesdays 3.00pm to 4.00pm arranged over a period of time

Contract type


Actual salary

Grade E to F (depending on experience) Annual salary £21,968 to £24,496 pro rata (Actual salary: £15,390 to £17,161 per annum)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We would like to hear from you if:

  • You are passionate, proactive and dedicated about improving the learning opportunities for children and young people.

  • You have an ability to work with a range of children and young people with additional and complex needs.

  • You are a team player who can build good working relationships with colleagues.

  • You are flexible, enthusiastic and resilient, with a good sense of humour.

  • You have good numeracy, literacy and ICT skills.

  • You are committed to ongoing professional development.

  • You have high aspirations in teaching and learning for all children and young people.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • A positive and friendly working environment.

  • An opportunity to work with an amazing group of young people.

  • Extensive induction programme and ongoing CPD programme and training.

  • Opportunities and support for continued professional growth.

  • Employee Assistance Programme.

  • Reduced membership fee at local Health and Fitness Club.

Further details about the role

This is an exciting time for Exeter House School and Somerset Road Education Trust. After having had a successful consultation to expand the school by two additional classes at the younger end of the school, we are now in a position to appoint additional teaching assistants to join our team. We have vacancies in different areas of the school including Early Years, AS and working with our older students.

We are a supportive and caring school where we strive to enable everyone to be the best they can be. We not only believe in the extraordinary but seek it out in every student we work with and every staff member who works for us.

Exeter House is part of the Somerset Road Education Trust: a unique collaborative multi-academy trust, formed in partnership with St Mark’s CofE Junior School and Wyndham Park Infants’ School who share our campus. We also have an offsite vocational centre for our older students and three Resource Bases in our partner schools. At present the school caters for approximately 177 young people between the ages of 4 and 19 who have PMLD, SLD or Complex Needs. A significant number of students also have a diagnosis of autism.

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 Exeter House Special School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
School size
173 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19
Email address
Phone number
01722 420699

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