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Stowford School

Stowford School

Teaching Assistant 10hrs pw (Fixed Term to 31.08.2021)

Teaching Assistant (Fixed Term – Till 31st August 2021)

SALARY:  Grade B  10 hours per week across 5 days, 38 weeks per annum

LOCATION: Stowford School, Exeter Road, Ivybridge, Devon, PL21 0BG

This is an exciting opportunity to join the newly created Westcountry Schools Trust, currently employing approximately 1500 staff and growing. We are a dynamic organisation with our students and staff at our heart. Built on an extensive track record of excellence, the Trust combines a range of secondary colleges, primary schools and business units based in a variety of sites across Devon and Cornwall. We are also a stone’s throw from some of the best beaches and countryside in the country.

Stowford School is a two-form entry primary school with an onsite nursery. We have a dedicated team of staff who are always seeking to improve both themselves and the outcomes for our children. We are looking for someone to join our team who will demonstrate passion and enthusiasm for achieving both the best for the children in their class and playing their part in our successful staff team on our forward journey.

We are looking for a creative, flexible and proactive Teaching Assistant with a strong knowledge of how to support learning, ideally with experience in Key Stage Two.  The successful applicant should be

  • able to demonstrate a patient, calm and encouraging approach
  • able to build positive relationships with children and staff
  • willing to work as part of a team
  • willing to work flexibly in the school
  • able to support children of all abilities.

Candidates should hold C (level 4) or above at GCSE in Maths and English.

For an informal discussion regarding this role, please contact Sue Williams (Headteacher) Tel. 01752 894163.  You can also look at our website to find out more about the school. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19 visits to the school in person will not be possible prior to interview.

If you believe you can demonstrate the dedication, skills and passion required for this role, we look forward to receiving your application. Application forms, full job description and person specification are available to download below.

Completed applications should be submitted to headteacher@stowford.devon.sch.uk by 9am on Wednesday 21st October 2020.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 22nd October 2020. 

Start date: as soon as possible from 2nd November 2020.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post.