KS2 Teaching Assistant - Exwick Heights

Key Stage 2 Teaching Assistant

Salary: Grade B Salary £18,198 (pro-rata £9,703.24)

Job term: 23.75 hours per week (Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 1.15pm) Term time only – 38 weeks 

Closing date: 9am, Friday 3rd December 2021

Interview date: TBC

Required from: ASAP

We are looking for a Teaching Assistant to provide support for our Year 6 pupils. Ideally, applicants will have recent, relevant experience of working with children within an educational setting at upper Key Stage 2. We are looking for enthusiastic and hardworking, creative practitioners, who are able to motivate pupils and demonstrate secure subject knowledge for the Year 6 curriculum.

It is desirable that candidates have grade C or equivalent in English and Maths GCSE, a good level of spoken English, are a good team member and are able to develop positive behaviour strategies with children.

The successful candidate will: be an outstanding classroom practitioner have experience or a good working knowledge of the curriculum demonstrate a secure understanding of the Year 6 curriculum and required subject knowledge have knowledge of the mastery approach to the National Curriculum have the skills and sensitivity to deal with all members of our community and multi-agency partners be enthusiastic, driven and committed to ensuring the school’s future success be able to work as part of a friendly and supportive team be a life-long learner and an inspiration to others.

At Exwick Heights, we are able to provide you with professional and personalised training and development opportunities. We are committed to ensuring that our employees are able to achieve their full potential in an environment offering dignity, respect and equality of opportunity. The importance of being committed to good employment practice is central to our work to so we may attract and retain employees from diverse backgrounds, communities and experiences. Visits to the school by interested parties are welcomed but are not essential. Please contact the school office on 01392 209030 to arrange a convenient time if you would like this.

Please email admin@exwickheights.devon.sch.uk if you have any questions about the position and wish to apply.

If successful, you will be an employee of the Ted Wragg Multi Academy Trust, a charitable foundation trust, which works with schools in Exeter and the local community to raise the aspirations of young people and enable them to become fulfilled, confident and motivated citizens, able to contribute actively to a democratic society. All students within the Ted Wragg Trust, regardless of social or cultural background, are motivated to succeed and make outstanding progress because their needs are met through creative, relevant and innovative provision.

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 check and Disclosure by Association will be required for all vacancies.

An application form is available from our school website: www.exwickheights.devon.sch.uk/job-vacancies/

Closing Date: 9am Friday 3rd December 2021

Completed applications should be sent to Lisa Shepherd, Business Manager admin@exwickheights.devon.sch.uk

The Ted Wragg Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and operate in accordance with the Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before an appointment is confirmed.  This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.

The Trust is committed to ensuring that our employees are able to achieve their full potential in an environment offering dignity, respect and equality of opportunity