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Teaching Assistant (Literacy, Numeracy and Intervention) - Tiverton High School

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Organisation
DEVON COUNTY COUNCIL
Business/Department
School Posts
Work Location
Bolham Road, Tiverton, Devon   EX16 6SQ
Pupils on Roll
Pupils on Roll
1226
Reference
JS/19/04155
Occupational group
Education Support
Salary details
£10.14 - £11.19
Job term
Fixed Term
Appointment type
Term Time Only
Hours
27.6 hours per week, 38 weeks per annum
Closing Date
30 April 2019
Interview date
to be confirmed
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Tiverton High School is an innovative and successful school situated within easy reach of Exmoor and the North Devon coast. We have over 1200 students aged 11-16 on role and have a genuinely comprehensive intake. Our philosophy is grounded on the belief that ‘we are here to help children succeed: it’s that simple’.

From 1st January 2017, Heathcoat Primary School, Rackenford C of E (VA) Primary School and Tiverton High School have joined together in a new federation. This is called “The Federation of Tiverton Schools”.

The formation of a Federation will enable the three schools to build on collaborative and supportive work that has already taken place. The Federation will be tailored to the needs of our schools and communities to provide the best experience for all children and young people.

We are looking for a dedicated person to work under the guidance of the SENDCo to implement, plan and deliver intervention programmes across SEND for all year groups, identifying key areas needing additional support and intervention for individuals or groups, in or out of the classroom, specifically around numeracy and literacy.

This post is fixed term to cover maternity leave.

Young people are our cores business and we strive to ensure we know every child, hence we are working towards all adults at THS working as tutors. As a tutor you would join one of our six houses and work alongside a teacher mentoring a group of between 23/27 students. Training will be provided to help fulfil this exciting role in supporting our young people.

If you are willing to go the extra mile and share our ambition to provide an outstanding education to fantastic children, then we would welcome your application.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged, please contact us on 01884 256655 to arrange this.

For further information of for an application pack please telephone Meg Hepworth on 01884 256655 or email mhepworth@tiverton.devon.sch.uk.

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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.

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