Colyton Primary School – Teaching Assistant / Mealtime Assistant

This is an exciting opportunity to join our thriving primary school as it continues to grow and develop. We are looking for a highly motivated individuals to join our friendly, dedicated and hard-working team. You will need to be a patient, flexible, enthusiastic and committed in your approach while possessing a good sense of humour. We are seeking someone who is a caring but can use their own initiative and work as part of a team. You should possess an understanding of child development and have excellent communication skills with both adults and children. Experience of working with children with specific needs would be valued but not essential as training can be provided. These posts are Fixed Term.

The individual would then move into the classroom as a teaching assistant running interventions of both emotional and academic support for pupils guided by the class teacher.

The successful candidate will also need to take on the role of meal time assistant covering lunchtimes in the hall / classroom and then outside play on the playground.
Axe Beacon Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to have an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check in line with the Government’s safer recruitment guidelines. We are also fully committed to equal opportunities.
Further details and an application form are available from the Federation website [www.axebf.org.uk]. Please email completed applications to Natalie Markham at recruit@axebf.org.uk .