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Cockington Primary - Level Two Teaching Assistant



Base: Coast Academies at Cockington Primary School, Old Mill Road, Torquay.

Salary Details: Grade C – currently £8.74 to £9.01 per hour rising to £9.36 to £9.55 per hour wef 01 April 2019.

Hours:  31.25 hours per week: Monday to Friday during term time (8.45 a.m. to 3.30 p.m. which includes a 30 minute unpaid lunchbreak). 

Would you like to work in a busy and vibrant school?  

Cockington Primary School in Torquay has several permanent and fixed term Teaching Assistant positions available to start as soon as possible.  Each of the posts will include working within whole class settings; supporting groups of learners and providing support across part of the children’s lunchtimes. 

We are looking to recruit candidates who are flexible, energetic, enthusiastic and committed to making a difference to children’s learning. 

Applicants should possess an NVQ Level 2 Teaching Assistant in School Support qualification or equivalent qualifications or experience.

Cockington Primary is one of three schools within Coast Academies, a Multi-Academy Trust.  You will find the schools in Coast Academies to be:

  • Happy places for staff and children
  • Busy, with a great ethos
  • Innovative and forward thinking
  • Committed to providing children with rich and varied learning experiences as part of an exciting, meaningful curriculum

Visits to meet the children and staff are warmly welcomed. Please ring 01803 217866 or email to arrange a convenient appointment.  (Please note that the school will be closed for half term during w/c 18 February) 

Completed application forms to be emailed to: by the closing date of 9.00 a.m. on Friday 08 March 2019.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

It is Trust policy not to write to unsuccessful applicants.  We hope that all applicants will fully understand the reason for this and would like to thank you for your interest in the post.