Teaching Assistant, and
Higher Level Teaching Assistant
Withycombe Raleigh C of E Primary School

  • Work Location: Withycombe Village Road, Exmouth, Devon  EX8 3BA

  • Pupils on Roll: 620

  • Reference: KH/20/09191

  • Occupational group: Education Support

  • Salary details: HLTA: £12.45 - £14.02 per hour, TA: £9.43 - £9.62 per hour

  • Job term: Permanent

  • Appointment type: Term Time Only

  • Hours:

    • HLTA: 11.66 hrs per week (across five afternoons), 38 weeks p/a

    • TA: 17.5 hrs per week (across five mornings), 38 weeks p/a

  • Closing Date: 08 October 2020

  • Interview date: 16 October 2020

Required from 2 November 2020, we have two vacancies for Teaching Assistants to work within our successful, caring and inclusive Church school.


Withycombe Raleigh is a popular, large and successful coastal town school with excellent resources and a highly regarded team of teaching and non-teaching staff.

What we are looking for:

  • An excellent team player with excellent communication skills;

  • Ability to use your own initiative and patience;

  • Numerate and with good standards of spoken and written English;

  • Ability to build excellent relationships with children and adults;

  • A good sense of humour and fun with a desire to make a difference in helping all children to learn to their potential.


We offer the opportunity to work:

  • In a large, happy and caring school with a great team of support staff who have high aspirations for all of our children;

  • With other staff who are highly motivated, supportive and committed to the very best for our children;

  • In a welcoming, happy environment where hard work and commitment is valued;

  • In a well resourced school offering a wealth of learning experiences and opportunities for our children;

  • In a church school that has strong core values and high expectations of behaviour and learning.


Depending on skills and experience, applicants wishing to work a full school day can apply for both posts.


You will be required to undertake a variety of tasks to support children to achieve their age related expectations and to lead intervention groups within a class. You will need to be able to prepare and plan for support, working closely with the class teacher.

More information regarding our school, including the school prospectus, is available on www.wrpschool.org with a link to further information on our Facebook page.

To apply, please see the Related Information section.
Your completed application form should be returned by post to the School Office or by email to businessmanager@wrpschool.org.

Please clearly state which post(s) you are applying for.
Please apply by noon on the closing date.

  • We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

  • This role requires a DBS disclosure.

  • This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.

Closed: Deputy Head Teacher

  • Closing Date: 21 September 2020

  • Interview date: 9 October 2020


Closed: EYFS Teacher

  • Closing Date: 18 September 2020

  • Interview date: 25 September 2020




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