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1.1 send teaching assistant (FSU)

Required: ASAP

Hours per week: 30 (6 hours each day Monday to Friday)  

Working weeks:38 weeks (term time)

Status: Fixed term until / Part Time  

Starting salary: £12.18 per hour

Grade: C

Closing Date: 12 noon on Friday 1st March 2024

Interviews: Friday 8th March 2024

Are you passionate about making a difference to children’s lives?

Witheridge C of E Academy is a wonderful primary school situated in the beautiful North Devon countryside near Tiverton. They are a caring and happy school with a passion for children's learning and well-being.  As a small school they are able to personalise the learning every child receives and offer an enriching curriculum. Witheridge C of E Academy currently has just over 100 pupils who are inspired by high quality teaching coupled with excellent facilities. 

It’s a fantastic opportunity to join a team where you will be valued, welcomed, and supported within a friendly staff environment. Additional benefits include, Membership of a generous pension scheme (TP/ LGPS).  Access to Medigold Occupational Health who provide our employees with a range of free health and wellbeing benefits including access to Thrive; a mental wellbeing app. Free Seasonal Flu Vaccinations, Cycle to work and IT schemes, a Competitive Salary, Wellbeing and Long Service days.

The appointed person will work in close partnership with the relevant class teachers and will help to support 3 pupils in the Foundation Stage Unit (FSU) to engage with their learning. In-service training will be provided where appropriate.

The role is temporary pending EHCP applications and is subject to each child’s continued attendance at the school and/or the result of any review of their special needs. 

TEAM Multi-Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and expects all its staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A DBS check will be undertaken and references taken up before interview. All shortlisted candidates are subject to a pre-employment online search prior to interview.

An application form should be fully completed; we do not accept CV’s.

We actively welcome visits to our schools. Should you have any further questions or wish to arrange a visit, please make contact with Witheridge C of E Academy Head of School, Lucy Ratcliffe, via

Full details and application form can be found below. 

Application should be hand delivered, posted or emailed to Sam Stobbs, via