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Sherford Vale School and Nursery

Sherford ValeSchool and Nursery

Sherford ValeSchool and Nursery

Teaching Assistants

Morning & Afternoon EYFS trained Teaching Assistants

Required from 28 August 2018

Grade C Point 12 - 17

Morning TA 23.75 hours per week 39 weeks per year (actual salary £9356 - £10173)

Afternoon TA 28.75 hours per week 39 weeks per year (actual salary £11326 - £12315)

Westcountry Schools Trust is seeking to recruit two hard-working and enthusiastic Teaching Assistants to support with our Breakfast and After School clubs along with supporting our Class 1 Teacher.   You should be a cheerful and motivated individual who:

  • Is able to work effectively as part of a growing school team and provide excellent care and learning opportunities for our children;
  • Can assist the teacher in the whole observation, assessment and planning cycle;
  • Will manage and prepare resources to support an enabling learning environment, both indoors and outdoors;
  • Supervise all children during the short term absence of teachers (i.e. cover supervision) and in our out of hours care;
  • Help our children in with both adult directed and child initiated activities , interacting with them to support their learning and development;
  • Ensure school safeguarding policies and procedures are followed appropriately.

Sherford Vale School is a growing school.  If you feel you have the skills, passion and experience to help us start our exciting journey together we would love to hear from you.  This is an exciting opportunity to help us build excellent provision at the heart of a new community in brand new, purpose built premises.

As employers we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  As part of our recruitment process successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and interviews will include questions about safeguarding children.

Please request an application form from and send completed applications to 

Closing date: Wednesday 27 June at noon. 

Interviews 6 July 2018