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. 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.


Teaching Assistant

 Due to a proposed expansion, 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 postholders 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 £13,006 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.

To apply for this post, please contact the HR Manager on recruitment@ellentinkham.devon.sch.uk  for application pack, and return completed application forms via email to the same address.

Closing date is 24th November 2019

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