Teaching Assistant – All Saints CE Primary School

22.5 hours per week (8.30am – 1pm)

Ideally required from late February 2017, or as soon as possible thereafter, The Ark Federation is looking to appoint an inclusive practitioner who:

– Is enthusiastic and dedicated

-Can make the curriculum exciting and personalise it to the needs of different groups of children; – Has high expectations of children of differing ages; – Is sensitive to the needs of different children; – Is passionate about helping children to learn and providing them with a range of opportunities and suitable challenge; – Has a strong desire to improve outcomes for all children; – Helps children overcome barriers to learning; – Can think in creative ways to make learning is accessible for all; – Shows commitment, enthusiasm, empathy and resilience; – Is flexible to work both as part of a team and with the wider community of professionals; – Is willing to bring enthusiasm to all aspects of school life.

The vacancy is based in All Saints CE Primary School, Axminster which is a friendly village primary school of 105 pupils. The Ark Federation comprises of All Saints CE Primary School and Beer CofE Primary School and we are also a member of St Christopher’s Multi Academy Trust. We are looking to appoint someone who shares our Christian ethos, is passionate about learning and understands the importance that relationships play in creating a safe, secure and inspirational learning environment. The ideal candidate would have some previous experience of working in Upper Key Stage 2, a good working knowledge of the new national curriculum, an understanding of the requirements for year 6 and be ambitious about their career.

We would be delighted to show you around our school – please contact the school office on 01297 32761 to arrange a mutually convenient time. Similarly, if you would like to discuss the post further, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Please visit to download the application pack. Your completed application form should be returned to

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 1st February. Please apply by noon on the closing date.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people therefore expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure is required for this post. The Ark Federation is an equal opportunities employer.



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