Vacancies

Ellen Tinkham School is part of the Learn to Live Federation and is an “Outstanding” special school catering for pupils with severe and profound and multiple learning difficulties, from the age of 3 up to 25. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Everyone will be the best that they can be.
Everyone has a voice.
No one is excluded.

All roles advertised on this page require a DBS disclosure, and require the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.


Premises Assistant:

Ellen Tinkham School is looking to appoint a premises assistant to be part of a team ensuring a high standard of premises and grounds maintenance. The successful candidate will be required to have a good standard of practical knowledge and experience of general property maintenance in order to meet the needs of an outstanding school.

The post holder will be required to commence as soon as possible. The successful candidate will be required to work 15 / 16 hours a week either 06.30 – 09.30 or 15.00 – 18.00 hours to be negotiated at interview. The salary will be £6,515 per annum.

Ellen Tinkham School is an “Outstanding” special school catering for pupils with severe and profound and multiple learning difficulties. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of  children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A current Safeguarding policy is in place. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Premises Assistant – Application Pack

Please send completed application forms to: recruitment@ellentinkham.devon.sch.uk

Closing Date:   10th November 2020

Teaching Assistants:

Ellen Tinkham School is looking to appoint a number of Teaching Assistants to work in our vibrant and innovative “outstanding” special school in Exeter. A sound knowledge and understanding of Special Educational Needs is essential. As lead school and founder member of the newly formed South West Specialist Schools Teaching Alliance (SW SSTA) we will be offering opportunities to “Earn as you Learn” through our TA training programme.

These positions would suit intelligent, caring and resilient people who will keep the school ethos in the centre of everything they do. The successful candidates will inspire our young people and be part of a dedicated team creating a stimulating and person centred learning environment. The school caters for students and young people from 3 years to 19 years therefore the successful applicant would need to be flexible in their approach and willing to work across all age groups.

The post holders will be required to commence as soon as possible. The hours will be Monday to Friday  9.00 – 3.30 term time only (1200 hours per annum).

Starting salary will be £13,364 per annum (Grade C).

Ellen Tinkham School is part of the Learn to Live Federation and is an “Outstanding” special school catering for pupils with severe and profound and multiple learning difficulties. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of  children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A current Safeguarding policy is in place. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Teaching Assistant – Application Pack

Please send completed application forms to: recruitment@ellentinkham.devon.sch.uk

Closing Date: 10th November 2020

Higher-Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) – Literacy:

The Learn to Live Federation is looking to appoint a Higher Level Teaching Assistant for Literacy to be based at Ellen Tinkham school in Exeter.

The main responsibility of the role is to teach literacy skills to students with a wide range of complex SEND (including Year 7 Literacy Catch-up) both to individuals and small groups of students. To use specialist knowledge for planning and delivering literacy lessons and to develop support materials to support students with SEND. The ability to work collaboratively with the Literacy Lead and class teachers is essential as well as being able to work independently.

This position would suit an intelligent, caring and resilient person who will keep the school ethos in the centre of everything they do. The successful candidate will inspire our young people and be part of a dedicated team creating a stimulating and person centred learning environment.

The post holder will be required to commence as soon as possible. The hours will be Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.00pm, term time only (1365 hours per annum).

Starting salary will be £19,280 per annum (Grade E).

The Learn to Live Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of  children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A current Safeguarding policy is in place. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure.

HLTA Literacy – Application Pack

Please send completed application forms to: recruitment@ellentinkham.devon.sch.uk

Closing Date: 6th November 2020

 

Everyone will be the best they can be; Everyone has a voice; No-one is excluded.