Job Vacancies

Current Vacancies

  • We have 2 permanent Teaching Assistant vacancies in our early years and key stage 1 department.

You will enjoy working with children, be nurturing, caring and have a genuine interest in each individual child's wellbeing, development and early learning through play. You will encourage children to flourish and grow and will play an integral role in helping them to develop through fun activities. You will help them to become more independent when carrying out daily tasks. A willingness to get involved with messy activities is essential.

You must have patience to handle situations calmly and effectively. You will observe children's progress and keep records, and be a key person in carrying out all related responsibilities in building relationships with a small group of children and their families according to the EYFS.

  • We have 3 permanent Teaching Assistant vacancies in key stages 3 and 5.

You will support students as part of a class team. We offer a child centred curriculum and you will enable our students to access learning opportunities and to achieve their full potential both educationally and emotionally. You will help deliver pre-planned learning, care and therapy programmes in an inspiring learning environment.

Previous experience of working in an education setting is preferable, but it is as important to have enthusiasm, empathy and a willingness to learn and follow instructions. You will have excellent communication skills, IT skills, be flexible and resilient.

Working hours are Monday to Friday, 8.50am to 3.20pm (with a 4.00pm finish once a week), term time 39 weeks per year, with a starting salary of £12,960.41.

A job description and application form is available on the school website and on Devon Jobs.
We do not accept CVs.

Please email completed application forms to: sbedford@bidwellbrook.devon.sch.uk or post to the school address.

Closing date for applications: Monday 24 February 2020, applicants will be contacted shortly after this date. Please note that the school is closed from 17 to 21 February 2020.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This role requires an enhanced DBS disclosure.

This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.