Teaching Assistant

Providing 1:1 support to a Foundation child
28.33 hours/week, 38 weeks per year

£9.81 per hour - £10.21 per hour (Grade C - £18,933 - £19,698)

A great opportunity has arisen 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:


  • Experience of working with a child with additional needs would be advantageous.

  • An enthusiastic team player with excellent communication skills.

  • The ability to deliver effective interventions, recording and helping the teacher to analyse the results.

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

  • Ability to build excellent relationships with children and adults.

  • Have 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.

  • Work with other staff who are highly motivated, supportive and committed to the very best for our children.

  • To work in a welcoming, happy environment where hard work and commitment is valued.

  • Support for training for a range of interventions and learning strategies

  • To work in a well resourced school offering a wealth of learning experiences and opportunities for our children.

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


This is a fixed term contract to support a Foundation child who is due to start with the School in September 2021. Familiarity with autism strategies would be advantageous, and an understanding of the support needed for a child with developmental delays and delayed language skills. 

Knowledge and understanding of challenges around social communication and interaction and sensory processing.


Applications will close by noon on 20th July 2021

Job Description and Person Specification here:

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Clerk to the Governors

Permanent, Part-time

Grade D, £10.41 - £11.50 p/h

Withycombe Raleigh C of E Primary School is seeking to appoint a highly organised individual with a professional manner and effective communication skills to provide clerking support to its Governing Body.


This is a part-time role working 230 hours per annum.  This amounts to approximately 6 hrs per week, term-time only, but candidates will need to be available to work their hours flexibly.  The post holder will need to be available to attend evening meetings at the School or remotely as needed. 


Discretion and flexibility, plus excellent organisation and computer skills are essential in this role, as well as an interest in education and be able to deal with matters confidentially. A good level of education together with proven experience of organising meetings, writing agendas, producing accurate and concise minutes is required.  


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.


Application Packs and more information regarding our school, including the school prospectus is available on our website at wrpschool.org.

Apply by:  12th July 2021

Link to Vacancy on Devon County Council Jobs Pages

Download: Clerk Job Description

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

An enhanced DBS is required for all school posts.



Volunteering at our school:

You may also be asked to read other School Policies relevent to this role.

School Cleaners Required

Devon Norse are recruiting cleaners to work at Withycombe Raleigh C of E Primary School


We are currently recruiting 2 Cleaners

12.5 hours per week

over 41 weeks

at £8.72 per hour.

Full DBS is required. Uniform and training provided.

For more information please contact Lisa Heard on 07585 980724 or email at lisa.heard@ncsgrp.co.uk

Devon County Council job search pages (external link)

Other school vacancies

From time to time we have vacancies for Catering support staff and Meal Time Assistants. If you would like to register your interest in these positions please email: businessmanager@wrpschool.org

Governor Vacancies

We currently have vacancies for School Governors. If you're interested in becoming a School Governor, please email clerk@wrpschool.org for further details.