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Sherford Vale School

Sherford ValeSchool

Sherford ValeSchool

Teaching Assistant part-time fixed term required

Fixed Term, Part-time Teaching Assistant (15hrs per week x 38 weeks per annum)  

SALARY:  Grade C £18933 - £19698 (Fulltime Salary)

LOCATION: Sherford Vale School

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.

Sherford Vale School currently requires a part-time Teaching Assistant, Level 2 or above to support a child with specific needs. We are looking for a candidate who puts learning at the heart of their practice, have a hunger to improve, a strong teamwork ethic and who are flexible. The person appointed would need the skills and qualities necessary to demonstrate - a secure level of understanding of SEND needs, particularly ASD and SLCN, Safeguarding policies and procedures, and consistently high levels of behaviour and learning, to join our team as soon as practicably possible. The ability to build good relationships with children, staff and parents is vital.

If you believe you can demonstrate the dedication, skills and passion required, we look forward to receiving your application. Application forms; full job description and person specification are available from or; completed applications should be submitted to by Midday Monday 7th June 2021Interviews and observations will take place 11th June 2021.

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.