Bickleigh-on-Exe C of E Primary School is a very special place to work, in a beautiful rural location, with easy access from Exeter (20 minutes) and Tiverton (10 minutes). Our popular school is situated in the beautiful Exe Valley surrounded by farmland and the banks of the River Exe. The school enjoys extensive grounds, providing an outdoor education area, sports ground, pond and raised beds. Our dedicated team of staff and governors work together to create a school where there is a real sense of community and where teachers and learners can flourish. Our aims are straightforward. We strive to develop the intellectual, spiritual, moral, social and cultural needs of each child through high-quality teaching. We value the positive and sustained support of the parents to achieve this. Please come and visit us and see for yourself!

We can promise you a wonderful team of staff and highly supportive families. Our children are eager to learn and their behaviour is excellent. We have strong links through our multi-academy trust, Ventrus Ltd, and we enjoy being able to share expertise as well as offer school to school professional development.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate a patient, encouraging and driven approach and have experience of supporting children. The successful applicant will initially work within Key Stage 2.

We are seeking a Teaching Assistant who has:

A growth mind-set; with the ability to instil this in others
Motivation and determination to secure the best possible outcomes for all children
Excellent communication skills leading to effective relationships with pupils, parents and other staff
Self-motivation and the confidence to be proactive
The ability to provide rich and creative learning experiences
A personal philosophy which supports the values of the school
A minimum GCSE C Grade in both maths and English

We can offer you:

Friendly and supportive governors, staff and parents
Motivated and enthusiastic pupils
Opportunities to develop your skills within school and within our Multi Academy Trust
In school and Trust-wide support and CPD opportunities
Dedicated and committed staff
Commitment to a broad and balanced curriculum

This is a part-time, permanent position working 30 hours per week, Monday to Friday 09:00 - 15:30, 39 weeks per year.

Applicants are encouraged to arrange an appointment to speak to the Headteacher. Please contact Wendy Humphreys, Senior Administrator, on 01884 855357 or email: .

To apply for this role please submit your application online; your supporting statement should outline your suitability for the post. Closing date for applications is 9:00am on Monday 13th July 2020. Interviews will take place virtually on Thursday 16th July 2020. Successful candidates will be advised on the date of interview.