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Job Details

School Name Thornbury Primary School

School Address Miller Way, Estover, Plymouth, Devon, PL6 8UL

Category Teaching Assistant

Job Type Various

Salary/Grade Grade 3

Application Deadline 6th July 2020, noon

Job Start Date September 2020

Date Posted 29 Jun 2020


2 Teaching Assistant positions

-1 fixed term until 31/08/2021, full time, 1 to 1 with a specific child,

-1 permanent full time in our Speech and Language Unit.

Connect Academy Trust, Grade 3, full time is 26.25 hours per week, 40 weeks per year, to start in September 2020.

Job information

These posts are to support teaching and learning for pupils with additional needs. TAs may work predominantly with our Speech and Language pupils as part of our Specialist Language Resource Centre, work with pupils with SEND, or in providing general support. You will work closely with the class teacher and department teams, within this vibrant, inclusive school. We are looking for a good team player, also able to act on their own initiative. We have excellent pastoral care for pupils, and promote a positive work ethic within a caring ethos.

You must have good communication skills, at least GCSE grade C or above (or equivalent) in Literacy and Mathematics, (this is essential). You are likely to have higher qualifications than this, for example ‘Supporting Teaching and Learning’, Qualifications such as ELKLAN would also be useful, or perhaps you are a graduate with the ability to offer sport. You must have experience of working with children. You must be computer literate. Appointment is subject to Enhanced DBS, satisfactory references and Occupational Health Screening.

Applications forms are available from: https://www.thornburyprimaryschool.co.uk/vacancies/ or via admin@thornbury.plymouth.sch.uk

Closing Date: Monday 6th July at noon.

Interviews to be held Friday 10th July. Thornbury Primary School is dedicated to ensuring the safeguarding of children and all staff must demonstrate a commitment to this.



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